Senior Business Line Risk 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 + 9% 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 Senior Business Line Risk 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:

  • Coordinate the performance of process and control walkthroughs
  • Lead the review and evaluation of existing and proposed internal controls to mitigate key risks (including Sarbanes-Oxley/SOX controls)
  • Work with management to provide insight into potential process improvements and support qualitative improvements in control operations to eliminate deficiencies
  • Monitor the status of identified issues and remediation efforts to ensure timely closure of findings
  • Provide coaching and guidance to other team members including review of their work
  • Support the review and evaluation of account reconciliations prepared by various business units and provide feedback to account reconciliation owners
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors as needed
  • Support the CFO Group Business Line Risk team with special ad hoc projects as deemed necessary



  • 3+ years of practical accounting or internal controls experience
  • Undergraduate degree in accounting - CPA certification or its equivalent preferred
  • Experience with audit industry documentation standards (preparation of workpapers, flowcharting, narratives, walkthroughs, and control testing), is preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of internal control and risk concepts and auditing standards (Sarbanes Oxley experience a plus)
  • 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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