Director Accounting at Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC (Minneapolis, MN)

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
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Job Description

Work with a global and growing team to maintain, develop and implement accounting processes, policies and controls to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results. The role requires the ability to operate in a complex and matrixed environment with urgency and personal accountability for results.


  • Plan, direct, and perform accounting operational functions across multiple business segments and with other finance and accounting teams outside of the direct span of control.
  • Lead and develop a global team to ensure resources are deployed to meet organizational needs.
  • Arrange formal training or other experiences to foster learning and development. Develop goals to ensure alignment with the overall strategy. Conduct performance reviews of staff aligned with company policy and guidelines.
  • Provide thought leadership and represent finance's interest in company-wide initiatives to ensure accounting requirements and finance controls are built and tested prior to implementation.
  • Provide technical accounting advice to the organization and own accounting and business policies.
  • Recommend process improvements to enhance service levels, reduce operational cost and increase productivity. Develop, implement and support metrics to drive necessary business changes to achieve overall goals.
  • Evaluate existing controls and determine action plan to mitigate risk.
  • Perform analyses that provides management with information vital to the decision-making process.
  • Prepare internal and external financial statements and provide monthly, quarterly, and year-end analyses.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 10+ years Accounting experience in the Financial Services industry.
  • 7+ years of management experience
  • Detail knowledge of current accounting principles, internal controls and financial reporting
  • Demonstrated effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills to present complex accounting concepts to create understanding and influence decisions
  • Exercise independent judgment to identify and resolve issues

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Experience managing a team of managers
  • Experience in large complex technology implementations
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking combined with a strategic business focus
  • Ability to drive organizational change and develop innovative solutions
  • Track record for delivering results

About Our Company

At Ameriprise Financial, we're not just in the business of helping clients with their financial goals - we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential by embracing an inclusive and collaborative culture. We celebrate the unique qualities and reward the contributions of our talented, passionate employees. If you're motivated and want to work for a strong, ethical company that cares about you and your community, take the next step with Ameriprise Financial.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.
More Information on Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC
Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Minneapolis, MN. Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC was founded in 1894. It has 16649 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 125 open jobs at Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC, click here.
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