BNY Mellon Careers

Corporate Accountant - Senior Analyst

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Description

The Corporate Accountant – Senior Analyst role is accountable to deliver through effective, efficient Sarbanes-Oxley, regulatory compliant finance processes, in accordance with local and consolidated GAAP, useable, accurate and timely financial information from the point of transaction through to financial close and external reporting period (month, quarter, and annual). The individual in this role may be called upon to support a particular line of business, region, or accounting process, as assigned, for any Record to Report (R2R) process from the point of transaction through to the close, consolidation, and financial reporting of business outcomes for enterprise BNYM. S/he provides support for the end to end Record to Report accounting processes, required to transform data into information for reporting purposes. This includes: processing of basic general ledger events, financial transactions, as assigned; identifying and analyzing exceptions; and providing support to the department for R2R activities such as audits, the fulfillment of ad hoc requests, and other special project activities, as assigned. For example, the Corporate Accountant prepares and/or posts journal entries to the general ledger accounts; and reconciles g/l activity to ensure that the trial balance includes expected transactions and reflects the correct balances. S/he prepares also performs reconciliations of accounts or financial data. The individual in this role may be called upon to perform other accounting activities, as requested, such as performing basic accruals, posting adjustments, or other less complex accounting activities. In addition, this individual supports the day to day capture of performance metrics at the functional, team and individual level, and participates in rotating assignments across lines of business, legal entities and geographies to grow depth of understanding of the various BNYM lines of business, and the unique attributes of the legal entity, regulatory, and in-country requirements, over time.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience required. Accounting concentration preferred. 0-3 years of Accounting and Finance total work experience preferred; knowledge of GAAP and accounting and finance concepts and analysis techniques preferred.   Preferred Experience: 2-3 years experience working the full accounting cycle from transaction through to the trial balance. Experience with accounting applications such as PeopleSoft. Minimum Language Skills: Strong written and oral communications skills in English. A strong working knowledge of Excel is highly preferred.

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:

Finance helps our internal clients outperform over time. At BNY Mellon, Finance serves our internal clients by providing world-class accounting operations and control and decision support while instituting world-class change management. Global Procurement is responsible for establishing the programs to acquire products and services for BNY Mellon by employing deep category knowledge and commodity expertise, coupled with an understanding of the needs of our businesses and business partner groups. The Corporate Treasury group is responsible for managing the investment portfolios and the liquidity and capital positions of the various subsidiary banks and of BNY Mellon.

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

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Internal Jobcode: 85082
Job: Finance/Accounting
Organization: Finance-HR06599
Requisition Number: 1802855