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U.S. Bank Accounting Manager (Assistant Controller) in New York, New York

At U.S. Bank, we’re on a journey to do our best. Helping the customers and businesses we serve to make better and smarter financial decisions and enabling the communities we support to grow and succeed. We believe it takes all of us to bring our shared ambition to life, and each person is unique in their potential. A career with U.S. Bank gives you a wide, ever-growing range of opportunities to discover what makes you thrive at every stage of your career. Try new things, learn new skills and discover what you excel at—all from Day One.

Job Description

Manages a group of accountants, accounting specialists, and/or support staff responsible for the accurate and timely processing of transactions, general ledger maintenance and reporting, and administration of accounting controls. Trains, motivates, assigns work, schedules work hours, checks results, and assists with performance reviews for assigned staff. Ensures questions from both internal and external customers are researched and resolved in a timely manner. Participates in department and company projects and may lead smaller projects.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Plan, direct and execute all regular accounting operational functions including month-end accounting, reconciliation, financial statement reports for internal and external use

  • Prepare/review regulatory filings and audited financials including the preparation of FOCUS reports and supplemental filings

  • Preparation/review of daily Net Capital computation and weekly Reserve computation

  • Assist with determination of accounting treatment related to new transactions, products, or pronouncements

  • Prepare/review quarterly reporting and analysis to parent company

  • Assist with the annual audits by internal and external auditors

  • Provide management with financial information vital to the decision-making process

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of accounting policies and procedures

  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance (preferred) or related field, or equivalent work experience

  • Six or more years of accounting experience

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Thorough knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping principles, theories, and controls

  • Thorough knowledge of applicable financial laws, regulations and reporting requirements

  • Ability to identify and resolve exceptions and to analyze data

  • Experience in project management and working across teams to drive results

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with emphasis in Excel

  • Knowledge of Power BI or Power Query preferred

  • Hold FINRA Series 27 or be able to pass testing within 4-month window (120 days)

  • CPA and management experience preferred

The role offers a hybrid/flexible schedule, which means there's an in-office expectation of 3 or more days per week and the flexibility to work outside the office location for the other days.

If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants (https://careers.usbank.com/global/en/disability-accommodations-for-applicants) .


Our approach to benefits and total rewards considers our team members’ whole selves and what may be needed to thrive in and outside work. That's why our benefits are designed to help you and your family boost your health, protect your financial security and give you peace of mind. Our benefits include the following (some may vary based on role, location or hours):

  • Healthcare (medical, dental, vision)

  • Basic term and optional term life insurance

  • Short-term and long-term disability

  • Pregnancy disability and parental leave

  • 401(k) and employer-funded retirement plan

  • Paid vacation (from two to five weeks depending on salary grade and tenure)

  • Up to 11 paid holiday opportunities

  • Adoption assistance

  • Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 80 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law

EEO is the Law

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants can learn more about the company’s status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (https://eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf) EEO poster.


U.S. Bank participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program in all facilities located in the United States and certain U.S. territories. The E-Verify program is an Internet-based employment eligibility verification system operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Learn more about the E-Verify program (https://careers.usbank.com/verification-of-eligibility-for-employment) .

The salary range reflects figures based on the primary location, which is listed first. The actual range for the role may differ based on the location of the role. In addition to salary, U.S. Bank offers a comprehensive benefits package, including incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase 401(k) contribution and pension (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Pay Range: $108,375.00 - $127,500.00 - $140,250.00

Job postings typically remain open for approximately 20 days of the posting date listed above, however the job posting may be closed earlier should it be determined the position is no longer required due to business need. Job postings in areas with a high volume of applicants, such as customer service, contact center, and Financial Crimes investigations, remain open for approximately 5 days of the posting listed date.