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Financial Accounting Senior Consultant - Technology Acctng Team

Company: Wells Fargo
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionImportant Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to date and upload your current resume when submitting your application for consideration. To participate in some selection activities you will need to respond to an invitation. The invitation can be sent by both email and text message. In order to receive text message invitations, your profile must include a mobile phone number designated as ---Personal Cell--- or ---Cellular--- in the contact information of your application.At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.Finance brings together enterprise functions that drive Wells Fargo's financial management, including accounting and control, financial planning and analysis, line of business finance, asset-liability management, treasury, tax management, and the company's investment portfolios. They also inform shareholders, regulators, taxing authorities, employees, and leaders of the company's financial performance through earnings releases, investor meetings and conferences, and meetings with regulators and credit rating agencies, following appropriate reporting guidelines.The Financial Accounting Senior Consultant will play a key role in leading and developing a small team, as well as leading and influencing across the enterprise while functioning in a complex environment.--This position presents accounting software proposals on complex issues to Senior Management, which requires strong communication and analytical skills, and the ability to use data and other considerations to develop well-informed judgment to support proposals.This position will support the Technology accounting team as an individual contributor in support of the new Cloud and Hosting Transformation Strategy and will interact routinely with business partners in the Technology Finance Center of Excellence team as well as Fixed Assets/AP, Supply Chain, and the lines of business.This consultant will learn how to support and lead within a large matrixed organization. The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter with strong attention to detail who is ready to meet deadlines and learn in a constantly changing environment. The role will need to become familiar with technology accounting nuances and the Enterprise Software Policy with the focus on cloud computing accounting treatment.Key responsibilities

  • Participate in review, analysis, and documentation requirements focusing on cloud computing arrangements
  • Act as liaison with Finance business partners on transformation strategy activities with representation of accounting implications
  • Review, analyze, and document technology contractual commitments for accounting treatment accuracy, including capitalization requirements specific to software, hardware, cloud computing, and other technology-related service agreements
  • Maintain and ensure appropriate strategy, documentation of controls, processes, and other data points developed by the Software Accounting team to support Software Capitalization Accounting
  • Support tracking and accounting for software and cloud development and implementation costs
  • Provide functional advice or training to Finance business partners on accounting treatment positions; understand who our key stakeholders are across Technology
  • Contribute in performing a variety of analyses or projects relating to financial accounting procedures, methods, or systems including ad hoc balance reporting
  • Participate in month-end close and accrual reviews for proprietyRequired Qualifications
    • 6+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: finance, accounting, analytics, financial reporting, accounting reporting or risk reporting demonstrated through work or military experience; or a BS/BA or higher in Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, or Business and 4+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: finance, accounting, analytics, financial reporting, accounting reporting or risk reportingDesired Qualifications
      • A BS/BA degree or higher in one or a combination of the following: Finance, Accounting, Analytics, or Reporting
      • Ability to manage effectively in a matrixed organization
      • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
      • Knowledge and understanding of cloud computing
      • Knowledge and understanding of technology testing: test plans, statement of work, or operational documentation development
      • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access) skills
      • Ability to translate and summarize complex data into understandable, actionable information and recommendations
      • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
      • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
      • Ability to be flexible and adjust plans quickly to meet changing business needsOther Desired Qualifications
        • CPA preferred
        • Big 4 public accounting experience
        • Experience analyzing statement of work
        • Strong knowledge of GAAP, Accounting Policy and technology accounting policy applications around software and cloud computing contracts --Job Expectations
          • Ability to travel up to 10% of the timeStreet AddressNC-Charlotte: 11625 N Community House Road - Charlotte, NCMN-Minneapolis: 550 South 4th St - Minneapolis, MNDisclaimer
            All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.Benefits SummaryBenefits--Visit https://www.wellsfargo.com/about/careers/benefits--for benefits information.

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