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Vice President - Sr Operations Manager

Mumbai, , India;

Job Description:

Overview (Bank overview, GBS India overview, Function Overview)*

Bank of America is one of the world’s leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services.

We are committed to attracting and retaining top talent across the globe to ensure our continued success. Along with taking care of our customers, we want to be the best place for people to work and aim at creating a work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.

We are a part of the Global Business Services which delivers technology and operations capabilities to all Bank of America lines of business (LOB) and enterprise functions.

Our employees help our customers and clients at every stage of their financial lives, helping them connect to what matters most. This purpose defines and unites us. Every day, we are focused on delivering value, convenience, expertise and innovation for individuals, businesses and institutional investors we serve worldwide.

* BA Continuum is a nonbank subsidiary of Bank of America, part of Global Business Services in the bank.

Process Overview*

Global Financial Control India (GFC India) was set up in 2007 as a part of the CFO Global Delivery strategy to provide offshore delivery to Line of Business and Enterprise Finance functions. The capabilities hosted include General Accounting & Reconciliations, Legal Entity Controllership, Finance Systems Support, Regulatory Reporting, Tax Accounting and Reporting, Operational Risk and Control Oversight.

The Financial and Regulatory Reporting Control Oversight team within GFC India is responsible for providing oversight and governance over Internal Control over Financial Reporting and other key Regulatory reports to ensure appropriately designed internal controls exist and that the financial reports are materially complete and accurate.  This team also facilitates the quarterly attestation of these reports by senior executives.  The Team helps execute the framework of enterprise-wide compliance with the requirements of Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) of 2002.

Job Description*

The individual will play a key role in the execution of Bank of America’s Financial and Regulatory Reporting Control Oversight (FRRCO) Program.  This Program is focused on (1) supporting enterprise-wide SOX Compliance efforts including ensuring financial reporting risk is managed in accordance with applicable SEC Regulations and (2) Provide governance over and support CFO’s attestation of key regulatory reports. 

The position will work closely with the US based GFC Team and also Line of Business contacts to execute the enterprise-wide framework, methodology, procedures, guidelines for SOX compliance and regulatory reports attestation, including activities supporting quarterly and annual CEO / CFO attestations.  This position will interact with various levels of management, drive process improvements, and gain exposure to a wide variety of the Company’s businesses. 

Responsibilities*

• Provide governance and oversight on key regulatory reports including FR Y-14.  The related activities include performing materiality assessments on FR Y-14, perform review and assessments on issues to identify and report issues having actual or potential impacts, maintaining the Process, Risk and Control inventory, and supporting CFO’s quarterly attestation by preparing attestation packages

• Lead and manage the execution of various SOX initiatives including SOX Walkthroughs to assess process and control design, issue reviews and deficiency assessments, SOX third party reviews, preparation of SOX attestation packages, etc

• Interface with GFC US team in providing regular progress updates and address any questions or concerns

• Advise and assist stakeholders in complying with control requirements

• Coordinate stakeholder deliverables and calendars

• Supports tools for PRC (e.g. ECAP)

• Facilitate regular reporting on program status and metrics

• Liaise and work closely with various business partners to drive and manage change and drive process improvements

• Implement a robust quality review process.  Work with other team members to ensure high quality standards of documentation while ensuring timely delivery

Requirements*

 Education*

Chartered Accountant or CPA designation / Master's degree or equivalent in Accounting and/or Finance

 Certifications If Any

Experience Range*

15+ years post qualification experience

 Foundational skills*

• Experience / background in Regulatory Reporting governance for Banks and an understanding of US Regulatory reporting framework

• Expertise in assessing Process Risk and Internal Controls with strong accounting and risk management fundamentals

• Experience with assessing process and control design and provide internal control recommendations

• Strong experience in Audit / Risk Management / SOX with ability to drive change and improvements to functions

• Ability to review and analyze information and draw conclusions

• Effective communication, both written and verbal

• Strong presentation skills

• Ability to engage with stakeholders and management at various levels regarding internal controls, compliance & risk management

• Track record of effectively driving results in a matrixed environment

• Influence senior stakeholders and drive consensus

 Desired skills

• Experience with Banks or Financial services industry preferred

• Understanding of Internal / External audit

• Knowledge of SOX compliance and awareness of legal, regulatory and industry requirements, will be an added advantage

• Effective team work and collaboration

• Ability to speak up and hold senior stakeholders accountable

• Attention to detail and commitment to meet timelines

Work Timings*

11:30 am to 8:30 pm

Job Location*

Mumbai / Gurugram

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

45

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Overview (Bank overview, GBS India overview, Function Overview)*

Bank of America is one of the world’s leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services.

We are committed to attracting and retaining top talent across the globe to ensure our continued success. Along with taking care of our customers, we want to be the best place for people to work and aim at creating a work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.

We are a part of the Global Business Services which delivers technology and operations capabilities to all Bank of America lines of business (LOB) and enterprise functions.

Our employees help our customers and clients at every stage of their financial lives, helping them connect to what matters most. This purpose defines and unites us. Every day, we are focused on delivering value, convenience, expertise and innovation for individuals, businesses and institutional investors we serve worldwide.

* BA Continuum is a nonbank subsidiary of Bank of America, part of Global Business Services in the bank.

Process Overview*

Global Financial Control India (GFC India) was set up in 2007 as a part of the CFO Global Delivery strategy to provide offshore delivery to Line of Business and Enterprise Finance functions. The capabilities hosted include General Accounting & Reconciliations, Legal Entity Controllership, Finance Systems Support, Regulatory Reporting, Tax Accounting and Reporting, Operational Risk and Control Oversight.

The Financial and Regulatory Reporting Control Oversight team within GFC India is responsible for providing oversight and governance over Internal Control over Financial Reporting and other key Regulatory reports to ensure appropriately designed internal controls exist and that the financial reports are materially complete and accurate.  This team also facilitates the quarterly attestation of these reports by senior executives.  The Team helps execute the framework of enterprise-wide compliance with the requirements of Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) of 2002.

Job Description*

The individual will play a key role in the execution of Bank of America’s Financial and Regulatory Reporting Control Oversight (FRRCO) Program.  This Program is focused on (1) supporting enterprise-wide SOX Compliance efforts including ensuring financial reporting risk is managed in accordance with applicable SEC Regulations and (2) Provide governance over and support CFO’s attestation of key regulatory reports. 

The position will work closely with the US based GFC Team and also Line of Business contacts to execute the enterprise-wide framework, methodology, procedures, guidelines for SOX compliance and regulatory reports attestation, including activities supporting quarterly and annual CEO / CFO attestations.  This position will interact with various levels of management, drive process improvements, and gain exposure to a wide variety of the Company’s businesses. 

Responsibilities*

• Provide governance and oversight on key regulatory reports including FR Y-14.  The related activities include performing materiality assessments on FR Y-14, perform review and assessments on issues to identify and report issues having actual or potential impacts, maintaining the Process, Risk and Control inventory, and supporting CFO’s quarterly attestation by preparing attestation packages

• Lead and manage the execution of various SOX initiatives including SOX Walkthroughs to assess process and control design, issue reviews and deficiency assessments, SOX third party reviews, preparation of SOX attestation packages, etc

• Interface with GFC US team in providing regular progress updates and address any questions or concerns

• Advise and assist stakeholders in complying with control requirements

• Coordinate stakeholder deliverables and calendars

• Supports tools for PRC (e.g. ECAP)

• Facilitate regular reporting on program status and metrics

• Liaise and work closely with various business partners to drive and manage change and drive process improvements

• Implement a robust quality review process.  Work with other team members to ensure high quality standards of documentation while ensuring timely delivery

Requirements*

 Education*

Chartered Accountant or CPA designation / Master's degree or equivalent in Accounting and/or Finance

 Certifications If Any

Experience Range*

15+ years post qualification experience

 Foundational skills*

• Experience / background in Regulatory Reporting governance for Banks and an understanding of US Regulatory reporting framework

• Expertise in assessing Process Risk and Internal Controls with strong accounting and risk management fundamentals

• Experience with assessing process and control design and provide internal control recommendations

• Strong experience in Audit / Risk Management / SOX with ability to drive change and improvements to functions

• Ability to review and analyze information and draw conclusions

• Effective communication, both written and verbal

• Strong presentation skills

• Ability to engage with stakeholders and management at various levels regarding internal controls, compliance & risk management

• Track record of effectively driving results in a matrixed environment

• Influence senior stakeholders and drive consensus

 Desired skills

• Experience with Banks or Financial services industry preferred

• Understanding of Internal / External audit

• Knowledge of SOX compliance and awareness of legal, regulatory and industry requirements, will be an added advantage

• Effective team work and collaboration

• Ability to speak up and hold senior stakeholders accountable

• Attention to detail and commitment to meet timelines

Work Timings*

11:30 am to 8:30 pm

Job Location*

Mumbai / Gurugram

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Full time

JR-21059924

Band: H5

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Rajani Naveen

Referral Bonus:

0