BNY Mellon Careers

Spec, Accounting

Shanghai, China

Job Description

Supports a moderately complex legal entity or entities, line of business, country, region or accounting process, as assigned. Manages numerous activities from start to close, including consolidations and financial reporting of business outcomes to deliver useable, accurate and timely financial information for the desired period (monthly, quarterly or annually). May complete other assignments, as needed, including standard accounting activities. May provide presentations, information and/or recommendations to senior management, the internal board of directors and regulators, as needed. Supports end to end accounting processes and completes research required to transform data into information for reporting purposes. Activities may include processing standard general ledger events and transactions, assisting with continuous improvement activities such as the identification and analysis of exceptions, providing support for audits, completing assignments to support the maintenance of the control environment, fulfilling ad hoc requests in accordance with global, regional and country-specific process standards and completing process improvements. May deliver recommendations for use in accounting and financial reporting to senior management and the internal board of directors. May complete special project activities, as assigned. Responsible for posting journal entries to the general ledger accounts accurately, completely and in a timely manner. With little guidance, performs reconciliations of general ledger accounts or other financial data. Identifies and escalates issues, as needed. Reviews and/or approves journal entries and/or reconciliations completed by less experienced professionals. Participates in assignments across lines of business, legal entities and geographies that have an impact on internal and external reporting, accounting and accounting processes. Assignments include contributing to the implementation of new or revised reporting, accounting and accounting process policies, procedures and reporting templates in order to provide effective financial planning, accounting and reporting of financial information. Provides accounting guidance to relevant stakeholders. Responsible for identifying and reporting risks, patterns or recurring issues and working with all necessary parties and technical teams to reach a resolution. No direct reports. May review work completed by less experienced staff. Contributes to the achievement of the assigned line of business, legal entity or entities, country, region or accounting process' objectives. Modified based upon local regulations/requirements.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience required. Accounting concentration preferred. MBA or CPA/CA/local area equivalent certification preferred. 5-7 years of total work experience preferred; knowledge of GAAP and accounting and finance concepts and analysis techniques preferred. Experience designing financial models and accounting processes 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 Employer.

Primary Location: China-Shanghai-Shanghai
Job: Finance/Accounting
Internal Jobcode: 85084
Organization: Finance-HR06599
Requisition Number: 1802901