ORS Partners

Chief Accounting Officer

Job Locations US-Radnor
Posted Date 4 months ago(9/21/2020 11:52 AM)
Client & Job Location : Address
201 King of Prussia Rd
Client & Job Location : Postal Code
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


The ideal candidate will possess extensive finance expertise, outstanding strategic and analytical acumen, and the demonstrable ability to mobilize and lead a team. They will continue to build the credibility and efficiency of the accounting function by instilling a genuine business-focused yet control oriented mind-set. They will have a proven ability to instigate and manage change to create efficiency and best practice, and to drive continuous improvement across the group.


This position will be joining a dynamic and collaborative team. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a high growth Digital bank or Fintech company. They will have experience with capitalization of internally created software. They will have experience building the accounting group in an early stage public company. Although this is a leadership role, this person will be hands on in all aspects, responsible for day to day functions of the Accounting department. 


To be successful in this role you should possess the following abilities:


  • Responsible for acting as controlling Controller with direct oversight of External reporting, which includes ensuring all SEC filings are accurately prepared and reported on a timely basis.
  • Maintain general ledger and other ledgers, coordinate financial statements, manage accounts Ensure integrity of accounting, including compliance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), IFRS and related regulatory requirements.
  • Payables and receivables and oversee financial transactions.
  • Oversee day-to-day accounting and controlling activities.
  • All accounting operations including reconciliations, consolidations, accrual processes, and cash accounting
  • All related coordination of information required by key stakeholders
  • Lead overall coordination of the corporate audit with External Auditors
  • Coordinate and consolidate monthly and quarterly financial performance reporting and presentations, including variance analysis to support the close.
  • Issue timely and complete financial statements under US GAAP and/or IFRS.
  • Assure compliance with federal, state, local and corporate policies, regulations and laws
  • Evaluate current accounting practices and policies and drives continuous improvement
  • Strong initiative, comfortable working within an entrepreneurial environment and assuming a strong sense of ownership over all accounting-related matters.
  • Prepare financial statements and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position. Ensure integrity of all financial information
  • Stay abreast of IFRS, US GAAP and SEC compliance developments, proposed rules, standards and regulations and think ahead of the curve in terms of potential impacts to its operations.
  • Responsible for proposing and implementing actions to prepare the company for impending changes and ensure appropriate accounting treatment
  • Assess financial systems and controls to ensure efficiencies across the CAO/Controllers function.
  • Provide guidance and accounting insights for highly complex transactional activities and participate in the integration process
  • Serve as the global expert resource for GAAP and IFRS advice on an as needed basis and work with the business and accounting to identify, resolve and document complex accounting issues and transactions
  • Build and maintain relationships with appropriate levels of management, communicating important issues, opportunities, and/or problems that may impact the Bank.
  • Identify, implement, and execute productivity and efficiency related initiatives
  • Identifies and meets with key players and stakeholders to help them shape a consensus collectively and engages in a dialogue to reach a conclusion together, compromising as necessary for results.
  • Interact with the Audit Committee and facilitate relationship with external auditors.
  • Proactively seeks to improve processes and implement best in class solutions, raising quality and productivity in a calculated way.
  • Develops explicit understanding of which relationships are most important to the organization and its stakeholders, builds a network prioritizing these relationships.
  • Attract, develop, motivate and retain financial officer talent. Ability to create strategy around and optimization of our liquidity position, including how much liquidity buffer is appropriate, as well as where liquidity should be deployed


Required Experience/ Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of experience as a senior financial officer, including progressive financial leadership roles
  • Candidate must possess an undergraduate degree in accounting and/or business administration. CPA designation required.
  • Experience in working for a Big for with a focus on financial or Technology organizations
  • Proven and proactive financial officer with successful track record of providing strong, assertive and positive leadership.
  • Extensive experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) familiarity with IFRS and other regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to influence, collaborate, and work across the organization, with the CFO, CAO, controllers, treasury, tax and other finance leaders.
  • Ability to interface with external stakeholders including external auditors and regulators.
  • A highly organized individual who is disciplined in the oversight of details while maintaining the big picture perspective.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills.
  • Collaborating and Influencing
  • Ability to facilitate discussions to enable people to collaborate with each other independently promotes collaboration across multiple parties.
  • Challenges assumptions and conventional wisdom with specific, supported, reasoned proposals.
  • Thinks 3-5 years ahead into next business cycle.
  • Enables higher performance by incrementally improving approaches based on calculated risks and benefits.
  • Benchmarks own performance against industry best practices.


About BankMobile:

BankMobile, a division of Customers Bank, is the largest and fastest growing mobile-first bank in the country. Our mission is to make banking affordable, effortless, and financially empowering for the millions of Americans who need it the most – the underbanked, millennials and working-class Americans. 


BankMobile is the first bank division in the U.S. to offer a completely fee-free banking experience and uses innovative mobile technology to make banking enjoyable and seamless. The Bank is also committed to making each of its customers feel financially empowered through education and access to a free financial coach. Through constant innovation, its white label banking distribution model, and putting the customer experience above all else, BankMobile is truly disrupting the banking space.


BankMobile, a division of Customers Bank, will provide consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


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