Director of Accounting Policy – Financial Services Company

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Our client, a leading Financial Service Company, is seeking an experienced professional with deep knowledge of technical accounting guidelines to fill a Director of Accounting Policy vacancy at their Washington DC offices. This role is responsible for the delivery and oversight of technical accounting analyses for the covered business’ activities.


  • Deliver timely, value-added technical accounting support for large transactions, including securitization and funding, to company stakeholders.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with key business partners and stakeholders.
  • Stay abreast of changes to GAAP and how they could affect the Company’s accounting policies.
  • Leads business review requirements for new accounting systems and supports testing and development.
  • Collaborate with financial reporting for the review of financial statements disclosures.
  • Serve as resource to external auditors.


  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 8+ years of relevant technical accounting experience.
  • CPA required.
  • Deep understanding of US GAAP
  • Strong understanding of SEC accounting and disclosure rules
  • Must have strong writing skills and the ability to communicate technical and complex accounting issues in clear and concise manner
  • Demonstrated strong and effective leadership skills