Director-Platform Services #146910
India-Pune-Pune | Full-time (FT) | Corporate Functions | Job ID 146910
Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations. Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice. Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities. We are Credit Suisse.
Financial Accounting is responsible for the legal and regulatory reporting including notes and disclosures of Credit Suisse and the associated controls around the data referenced in this process.
The Credit Suisse Group financial and Legal entity standard reporting project management team is mainly responsible for implementing the new GAAP requirements, migration of current entities disclosure reporting tool, operational improvement and automation and any other projects impacting the group disclosure reporting. The VP role in this team will be involved in the following:
We are a department that values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and are committed to realizing the firm’s D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global Conduct and Ethics Standards.
Understanding the current business process flow and existing systems in detail
Coordinating with line teams to get the business requirements
Laying down the business requirement to change team for implementation
Making decision: In/Out of Scope; project approach; timeline etc.
Work toward harmonization of regional inconsistencies
Coordinating with business and change team to monitor the project progress
Identify and ensure effective management of dependencies within/outside of the project
Reviewing and providing sign off on business requirements and system development.
Support the team to remove road blockers and work towards development of the future business process
Providing regular project updates and highlight key challenges to relevant business partners.
Detail understanding of US GAAP, IFRS and Swiss GAAP (statutory) accounting standard.
Working with various departments (FMAR – Financial Management Accounting and Reporting, Finance change etc.) to provide key inputs on project.
Make recommendations to improve delivery of project.
Work with team and support to achieve the desired results.
Ensure project discipline and compliance
Co-ordinate testing and document
You understand the value of diversity in the workplace and are dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work. This should be further elaborated on in your application.
University degree i.e accounting or finance related.
Qualified Chartered Accountant / MBA Finance
Equivalent work experience of 16-18 years’ in a financial service industry with prior experience in banking or similar industry.
Experience of project execution in area of operational improvement and finance system migration
Experience of working on US GAAP & SWISS GAAP accounting standards
Experience in Investment banking industry will be advantageous.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills along with decision making skills
Proficient knowledge of global banking products like loans, Derivatives, Repo etc.
Outstanding presentation/documentation skills
Detail oriented approach to work commitments
Ability to think logically and independently to tackle problems and work around tight deadlines
Sound conceptual accounting skills
Proficient Excel and PowerPoint user
Working knowledge of implementing any finance related system will be added advantage.
You are ambitious, dedicated, hardworking and can work on own initiative whilst also working collaboratively and deliver on time with a high level of integrity, sense of urgency, attention to detail and quality standards.
Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success.