Senior Accountant in Detroit, Michigan
Posted 09/22/21


  • Top 25 U.S. digital financial services company committed to developing award-winning technology and services.
  • Named one of the top three fastest-growing banking brands in the U.S. in 2020.
  • Offers a full suite of products including mortgage lending, personal lending, and a variety of deposit and other banking products (savings, money-market, and checking accounts, certificates of deposit (CDs), and individual retirement accounts (IRAs)), self-directed and investment-advisory services, and capital for equity sponsors and middle-market companies.



  • Fast paced, highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Base salary of $75-90k + 11% bonus and excellent benefits package
  • Top-notch leadership committed to developing people



  • Detroit, MI - 100% remote for now, then will sit on-site in Detroit, MI when staff transitions back into the office after October



The Accountant position is part of a team that is responsible for multiple applications that support the investment activities of the banking platform. Those responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist with the month-end accounting close process (e.g., ensure timely completion of recurring / non-recurring journal entries, review financial statement variances for reasonableness, etc.)
  • Ensure completeness and accuracy of account reconciliations and consistent/proper use of general ledger accounts
  • Prepare select footnote disclosures supporting external reporting process
  • Ensure SOX compliance over designated processes and controls
  • Support the internal and external audit process
  • Assess current accounting practice and ensure appropriate application of accounting policy
  • Assist with the research and implementation of technical accounting and disclosure matters, and develop comprehensive documentation that links our business unit accounting practices to the relevant accounting policies
  • Coordinate with other functional areas, such as Forecast, Planning and Analysis (FP&A), Risk, Tax, Treasury, IT, etc.
  • Assess current operating environment and drive process improvements utilizing latest technology for automation
  • Complete special projects, ad hoc requests, and support enterprise-wide initiatives such as acquisitions, new systems, automation projects, etc.



  • Undergraduate degree in accounting - CPA certification or its equivalent preferred 3+ years of practical accounting experience
  • Capacity to anticipate and develop new processes with minimal direction
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications
  • Strong project management skills and ability to effectively prioritize tasks
  • High level of written and oral communication skills - experience with preparing technical accounting documentation a plus
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills


  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Category: Information Technology
  • Date Posted: 09/22/21
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