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Financial Reporting Accountant (SEC) - AVP

Company: MUFG
Location: Tempe
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Financial Reporting Accountant (SEC) - AVP

  • Requisition # 10040462-WD
  • Job Type Day
  • Location Tempe, ARIZONA
  • Date Posted 03/05/2021

Your potential. Your opportunity.

Discover your opportunity with MUFG, the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2018) with total assets of over $2.9 trillion (106.2 (JPY) as of March 30, 2018) and 150,000 colleagues in more than 50 countries. In the U.S., we're 13,000 strong, working together to positively impact every customer, organization, and community we serve. We achieve this by delivering on our values, putting people first, fostering long-term relationships built on honesty and mutual understanding, and inspiring the best in each other. This is all part of our inclusive, high-performing culture supported by Total Rewards that include our cash balance pension plan. Join a team that's working to fulfill its vision to be the world's most trusted financial group.

Job Summary:

  • Prepare SEC filings and quarterly earnings releases for MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation, the U.S. intermediate holding company of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, one of the world's largest financial organizations.
  • Assist with accounting for acquisitions, goodwill and intangibles, and goodwill and intangible quarterly and annual reviews.


  • Support timely and accurate preparation and filing of the company's SEC reports (10Qs, 10Ks, and 8Ks) in compliance with all SEC requirements, U.S. GAAP, and company policies and procedures
  • Prepare and review workpapers supporting disclosures
  • Continuously improve production process and disclosures
  • Review financial statements and similar external financial reports prepared by other groups in the company before they are issued
  • Coordinate collection of information from across the company for use in disclosures
  • As you develop, grow into assisting with disclosure-related U.S. GAAP, SEC and possibly IFRS research
  • Support accounting for acquisitions, including valuation of acquired assets and liabilities, including intangibles and goodwill
  • Support recurring accounting for goodwill and intangibles
  • Support periodic goodwill and intangible reviews in accordance with company practices

Approximate time allocation:

  • 45% Prepare sections of 10Qs and 10Ks, and related workpapers, including continuously improving workpapers and production process
  • 5% Financial reporting-related projects, reviewing external financial reports prepared by other groups in the company
  • 25% accounting for goodwill and intangibles
  • 25% goodwill reviews
  • Grow into assisting with disclosure-related U.S. GAAP, SEC and possibly IFRS research
  • Support acquisition accounting as needed


Candidate must have knowledge of U.S. GAAP accounting, including goodwill and intangibles, and rationale for required disclosures, and of SEC disclosure and filing requirements. Candidate should be curious, want to learn more about financial reporting and disclosures, intangibles (including goodwill), able to answer questions and solve problems, and value an environment of learning, improving and sharing knowledge with colleagues.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Active Certified Public Accountant's license preferred
  • 3 - 6 years of relevant work experience, preferably including public accounting experience and prefer experience preparing SEC reports and U.S. GAAP financial statements for larger companies
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A strong desire to continuously learn, continuously improve and pursue open questions to a conclusion
  • Ability to develop long-term working relationships
  • Advanced Excel skills; familiarity with Adobe Pro
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or other business discipline

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses

Keywords: MUFG, Tempe , Financial Reporting Accountant (SEC) - AVP, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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