Financial Reporting Accountant
HSBC - Mettawa, IL
Prepares financial reporting under both IFRS and US GAAP for external publication

. Develops and prepares analyses, accounting studies, and reports of a special or non-recurring nature. Ensures financial and statistical reports are completed in accordance with Company policy. Prepares operating and financial statements and reviews statements for conformance to government

and accounting


Impact on the Business

Prepare financial statements and statistical analyses.

Understand and communicate effect of new accounting or disclosure requirements


Leadership & Teamwork

Assist in

understanding and


financial reporting disclosures

through analytical and explanatory substantiation and research

Should provide guidance and direction to less experienced personnel, as appropriate

Operational Effectiveness & Control

Provide professional accounting

and reporting

services involving the most intricate and complex accounting issues

Management of Risk

Ensure compliance, operational risk controls in accordance with HSBC or regulatory standards and policies; and optimize relations with regulators by addressing any issues

Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the HSBC brand

Observation of Internal Controls

Maintains HSBC internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators


Minimum of five years proven

financial reporting

and/or auditing experience, or equivalent. MBA and/or CPA designation preferred

Previous financial services experience, or in a company of similar size and complexity to HSBC

Knowledge of IFRS would be an advantage

Ability to complete the most complex accounting assignments with little supervision or direction

Good interpersonal and/or management skills

Flexible, change-orientated approach

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and meet competing demands

Job Field


Accounting & Finance.

Primary Location


North America-United States-Illinois-Mettawa






Day Job

Type of Vacancy


Region vacancy

Job Posting


01-May-2013, 19:19:45

Unposting Date


29-Jun-2013, 04:59:00

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HSBC Bank Canada is a banking and financial services company. It has three segments: Personal Financial Services, Commercial Banking and...