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Director of Accounting | New York, NY

Director of Accounting | New York, NY
September 7, 2021 Chitra Sharma

International Bank is seeking a Director of Accounting, to join in a leadership role in their Manhattan office.  Requirements: Ten years of experience in accounting, CPA and bilingual fluency in Mandarin/ English.


  • Director of Accounting will coordinate and review overall financial management and financial & regulatory reporting.
  • Manage the overall financial performance and tax matters of the NY office.
  • Successfully assist with, and coordinate, annual budgeting process with periodic review, monitoring and analysis of budget performance using agreed financial performance criteria.
  • Coordinate and review applicable policy and procedure reviews and periodic updates. Liaison with management on policies and procedures.
  • Successfully assist with the risk management and internal control review processes and assessments.
  • Ability to coordinate with internal and external audit firms on internal audit/annual external audit activities and with regulators on examinations, periodic reporting, and related follow-up thereto.
  • Ability to coordinate with tax consultants/tax attorneys for annual income tax returns and reporting, tax disputes and tax related work.
  • Accounting operations, production of financial reports, and maintenance of accounting records.
  • Oversight of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhancements of the accuracy of the bank’s reported financial results, ensure reported results comply with USGAAP/IFRS or tax laws.
  • Participate in  Management Meetings, Departmental Meetings, and other business meetings as directed by Management.


  • Bachelor degree with a major in accounting, audit, tax, finance or other business-related focus.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience required in accounting, auditing, tax, financial analysis; Big 4 audit or tax experience
  • CPA is required.
  • Banking industry preferred.
  • Bilingual English and Mandarin.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.