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PNC Accounting Specialist Senior - FGO 2LOD - Framework in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Position Overview

At PNC, our people are our greatest differentiator and competitive advantage in the markets we serve. We are all united in delivering the best experience for our customers. We work together each day to foster an inclusive workplace culture where all of our employees feel respected, valued and have an opportunity to contribute to the company’s success. As an Accounting Specialist Senior within PNC's Finance organization, you will be based in Pittsburgh, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Cleveland, OH, Gaithersburg, MD, Atlanta, GA, Birmingham, AL, or Tampa, FL.

This position is primarily based in a location within PNC’s footprint. Preferred locations are listed in this requisition. Responsibilities require time in the office or in the field on a regular basis. Some responsibilities can be performed remotely. Additional locations may be considered.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

• Develop and oversee the FGO framework programs (ex: SOX, Basel, Liquidity, CCAR)

• Set Framework Methodologies and Expectations, including Materiality Thresholds & qualitative considerations

• Perform 2LOD review, challenge, and governance (ex: control framework challenge, administering certifications) functions for FGO supported control frameworks. This includes FGO Team consultation as needed for risks, issues, controls, certifications, and testing. Ensure that 2LOD tasks/responsibilities are executed in a well-documented and auditable manner.

• Effectively communicate identified issues in a timely manner to management and appropriate governing Committees where applicable. Ensure identified issues are being appropriately tracked/reported within eGRC Archer (enterprise system of record for issues) and addressed by Management with an effective and timely remediation plan.

• Foster collaboration and coordination, including open & clear communication across the FGO team and with business partners

• Be proactive, accountable, and dynamic in reacting to and managing through inevitable changes and challenges that are encountered which impact the FGO control environment.

• Support broader Control and Finance initiatives where appropriate

Job Description

  • Provides accounting, reporting and analytical expertise in support of a business function or business unit.

  • Provides specialized accounting, financial reporting, accounting research and control oversight for the company.

  • Creates accounting memoranda and various specialized reports for internal and external use.

  • Completes month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing activities related to foreign exchange, cash management and tax, and subsidiary regulatory reporting, including preparing the appropriate audit work papers for such activities.

  • Supports and assists accounting staff in the development of their professional skills.

PNC Employees take pride in our reputation and to continue building upon that we expect our employees to be:

  • Customer Focused - Knowledgeable of the values and practices that align customer needs and satisfaction as primary considerations in all business decisions and able to leverage that information in creating customized customer solutions.

  • Managing Risk - Assessing and effectively managing all of the risks associated with their business objectives and activities to ensure they adhere to and support PNC's Enterprise Risk Management Framework.


Accounting – Knowledge of and the ability to use the methods, processes, and tools for maintaining and preparing financial statements and reports.

Accuracy and Attention to Detail – Understanding of the necessity and value of accuracy and attention to detail; ability to process information with high levels of accuracy.

Effective Communications – Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.

Financial Analysis – Knowledge of and ability to read, interpret and draw accurate conclusions from financial and numerical material.

Financial And Accounting Systems – Knowledge of and ability to use financial and accounting applications specific to the organization.

Financial Reporting – Knowledge of processes, methods, and tools of financial reporting; ability to create and maintain accurate and thorough financial reports.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) – Knowledge of the generally accepted accounting principles and the ability to apply them appropriately within the organization.

Internal Controls – Knowledge of and ability to create, implement, evaluate and enhance processes in internal controls.

Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance – Knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and ability to implement business processes required to ensure compliance with its tenets.

Work Experience

Roles at this level typically require a university / college degree, with 3+ years of relevant / direct industry experience. Certifications are often desired. In lieu of a degree, a comparable combination of education and experience (including military service) may be considered.



Additional Job Description

Base Salary: Commensurate with skills and experience.


PNC offers employees a comprehensive range of benefits to help meet your needs now and in the future. Depending on your eligibility, options for full-time employees include medical/prescription drug coverage (with a Health Savings Account feature); dental and vision options; employee and spouse/child life insurance; short- and long-term disability protection; maternity and parental leave; paid holidays, vacation days and occasional absence time; 401(k), pension and stock purchase plans; dependent care reimbursement account; back-up child/elder care; adoption assistance; educational assistance and a robust wellness program with financial incentives. To learn more about these and other programs, including benefits for part-time employees, visit pncbenefits.com > New to PNC.

Disability Accommodations Statement:

The PNC workplace is inclusive and supportive of individual needs. If you have a physical or other impairment that might require an accommodation, including technical assistance with the PNC Careers website or submission process, please call 877-968-7762 and select Option 4: Recruiting or contact us via email at pathfinder@pnc.com.

The Human Resources Service Center hours of operation are Monday - Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):

PNC provides equal employment opportunity to qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other categories protected by law.

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