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VP Accounting (6154) in Dallas, TX at Mr. Cooper

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

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    Dallas, TX
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Job Description

Ready to be a Cooper too? This might just be right up your alley!

The VP of Accounting will be responsible for various close activities. The position requires strong attention to detail, advanced problem-solving skills, strong understanding of GAAP, solid verbal and written communication skills, and excellent relationship building skills. This position requires significant interaction with a vast array of internal customers.


Describe the essential functions for which the Job is accountable.  Essential Functions are those which are specific and unique to this position and when removed changes the nature of the job itself

  • Manage teams that will perform certain functions including reconciliations, journal entries, and close activities.
  • Provide strategic input in the standardization of documentation and support for accounting processes and transactions.
  • Manage the maintenance, creation and monitoring of KPIs for the accounting areas to ensure a quality level of service to internal customers, providing regular reporting to the CAO.
  • Perform the maintenance and establishment of new processes and controls consistent with a quality control environment and drive improvements in efficiency, timeliness and accuracy of financial information and processes ensuring ongoing compliance with SOX and with US GAAP.
  • Work with acquisition teams on accounting matters including analyzing and recording initial balances.
  • Perform technical accounting research and documentation of new policies.
  • Perform decision making for Reverse Mortgage accounting policies, processes and account set ups.
  • Participate in cross-functional projects associated with accounting processes or system changes.


Job Competencies are an additional component to defining a job that addresses how we do things.  Just as every job requires specific job skills and job knowledge that are unique to the job, different jobs require specific job competencies that you must have in order to do the job successfully. 

  • Integrity & Trust: direct, truthful individual; keeps confidences; recognizes improvement opportunities; takes ownership of work papers.
  • Accuracy & Completeness: reviews/prepares all work papers with concern for all details and the highest standards of quality.
  • Understanding of GAAP principles: Understands and can apply GAAP principles to preparation of financial footnotes and financial statements.
  • Time Management: Uses time effectively and efficiently; concentrates efforts on the more important priorities; pursues assigned tasks to completion. Ability to thrive under the pressure of deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while maintaining a positive and professional demeanor.
  • Customer Focus: Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in processes and reporting; establishes and maintains positive and effective relationships with customers and co-workers to gain their trust and respect. Highly intelligent with a strong work ethic and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Written Communications: Able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles
  • Flexibility: Able to work overtime as required, including weekends to meet business needs.

Education/Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with CPA designation preferred – Master’s degree preferred
  • 10-12 years of experience in accounting, finance or audit with advanced knowledge of GAAP and accounting practices
  • Excellent communication skills and experience building and managing cross-functional teams
  • Mortgage Banking Experience Preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (i.e., vlookups, pivot tables), Word, Power Point, and Microsoft Access experience desired

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