Senior Financial Reporting Specialist

  • Competitive
  • Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BNY Mellon
  • 18 Aug 17

Senior Financial Reporting Specialist

Summary:
BNY Mellon Investment Management is one of the world's leading investment management organizations and one of the top U.S. wealth managers. Our business encompasses BNY Mellon's affiliated investment management firms, wealth management organization, and global distribution companies.  Our goal is to build and deliver investment and wealth management strategies and solutions to meet our clients' needs.  Drawing on deep expertise, we collaborate with our clients to tailor our best ideas and resources to meet their specific requirements. Through our global network we have developed a significant understanding of local requirements. We pride ourselves on providing dedicated service through our teams.  With extensive experience in anticipating and responding to the investment and financial needs of the world's governments, pension plan sponsors, corporations, foundations, endowments planned giving programs, advisors, intermediaries, individuals and families, and family offices, BNY Mellon Investment Management can help our clients reach their goals.
 
The Dreyfus Corporation, established in 1951 and headquartered in New York, is one of the nation's leading investment management and distribution companies, currently managing approximately $286 billion in mutual funds and separately managed accounts.  As part of BNY Mellon Investment Management, Dreyfus provides unique access to its exclusive and diverse global network of world-class asset managers, delivering powerful investment insight and strategies, including equity, fixed income and money market mutual funds, separately managed accounts, retirement and cash management strategies and asset allocation solutions.
 
The Role:
Reporting to the Senior Treasury Manager, the Senior Financial Reporting Specialist will be responsible for preparing and coordinating all of the Financial Reporting required for all of the mutual funds and for insuring they are completed accurately and within the strict deadlines required by the SEC. This includes the preparation and reporting of 160 shareholder reports twice per year (semi-annual and annual reports are required) and coordinating with Legal to prepare certain SEC filings (NSAR's and N1A's) required for each fund on an annual basis.
 
The individual in this role must have an understanding of financial markets, market risk and firm liability. It is critical that these reports are prepared accurately and timely. Late filings or reporting incorrect information can result in financial penalties and losses, in addition to high reputation risk. Shareholder reports are sent directly to shareholders and filings are reported to the SEC.
 
The individual in this role must have the ability to work well under pressure to meet time sensitive deadlines, have excellent communication skills, and possess interpersonal and organizational skills. He or she may be asked to produce ad/hoc-reporting or participate in special projects initiated by management. This position requires an individual who is both self-motivated and detail oriented; a strong communicator who is comfortable interfacing across multiple departments and with individuals at various levels of the organization.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Oversee a group of three-four staff accountants to insure filings and reports are performed timely and accurately
  • Review financial statements, prospectuses, NSARs and Statement of Investments of the Dreyfus mutual funds
  • Review SEC announcements and make necessary changes to current financial statement models
  • Frequently interact with numerous internal customers and outside auditors


Qualifications
Basic Qualifications:
  • BA/BS Degree
  • At least 5 years of experience
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
Preferred Qualifications:
  • BA/BS Degree in accounting or finance
  • At least 5 years of reporting experience in the financial services industry

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.

As one of the world's leading investment management organizations and one of the top U.S. wealth managers, BNY Mellon Investment Management combines agility, insight and scale to create and deliver strategies and solutions to address our clients' needs. Encompassing BNY Mellon's investment management firms, wealth management organization and global distribution teams, we draw on deep expertise to collaborate with clients and tailor our best ideas and resources to meet their specific needs. We pride ourselves on providing dedicated service through our network of global professionals who have a deep understanding of local requirements. With our extensive experience in anticipating and responding to the investment and financial needs of the world's governments, pension plan sponsors, corporations, foundations, endowments, advisors, intermediaries, individuals and families, and family offices, BNY Mellon Investment Management is dedicated to helping clients reach their goals.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.


Primary Location: United States-New York-Brooklyn
Internal Jobcode: 33628
Job: Asset Management
Organization: North America Distribution-HR11430
Requisition Number: 1709068