Technical Accountant

MUFG - Tempe, AZ2.7

Full-time
Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world with total assets of over $2.4 trillion (as ranked by SNL Financial, April 2016) and 140,000 colleagues in nearly 50 countries. In the U.S., we’re 13,000 strong, working together to positively impact every customer, organization, and community we serve. We achieve this by delivering on our values, putting people first, fostering long-term relationships built on honesty and mutual understanding, and inspiring the best in each other. This is all part of our inclusive, high-performing culture supported by Total Rewards that include our cash balance pension plan. Join a team that’s working to fulfill its vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group.
Description
You will be an integral member of the accounting team responsible for the Commercial Loans, Deposits, and Trade Finance products at the US Branches of MUFG Bank, Reporting to the MUFG Bank Core Banking Business Unit Controller. Your responsibilities will include supporting the close process, responding to financial reporting requests, and working with various business partners to answer to questions and participate in the development of new products. You will also keep a focus on risk management to ensure all processes are executed within the established control framework.

Major Responsibilities:
Participate in the monthly and quarterly close process, including general ledger postings and variance explanations
Financial reporting for US Regulatory filings, as well as US GAAP and J GAAP packages submitted to Head Office
Collaborate with the lines of business to ensure the appropriate recognition of revenue transactions and respond to questions regarding the accounting treatment of specific transactions
Maintain all work products in line with the internal controls framework and documentation standards
Seek improvement in execution to drive efficiencies
Participate in projects to support new product launches or changes in accounting requirements

Qualifications:
0-3 years of work experience
Bachelor’s Degree with an Accounting major; CPA candidates preferred
Can-do attitude and strong work ethic, capable balancing multiple deliverables
Open to learning and pursuing new responsibilities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required; Access preferred but not requiredThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
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