Overview

Job Location:
333 Bush St. Suite 2700

Job Description:

This position is a great opportunity to take your SEC reporting or audit experience to a well-established financial institution that promotes homeownership, expanding access to affordable housing, and boosting economic development. The Bank offers a hybrid remote/in-person work environment with generous benefits.

Purpose:

Prepare financial statements including annual and quarterly Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reports, eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL), regulatory reports, and other types of reporting (internal and external). Provides specialized or general analysis and support in various accounting functions.

Primary Responsibilities:     

  • Prepare and coordinate the comments collection process for the quarterly and annual reports to the SEC (Forms 8-K, 10-Q, and 10-K) in Workiva, including XBRL requirements.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports to the Office of Finance and the Federal Housing Finance Agency, such as balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statements.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual presentations of financial results for the executive leadership team.
  • Analyze variances and trends in the Bank’s financial statements as part of the monthly reporting process.
  • Provide analytical and operational support in response to queries from the SEC and other stakeholders and collect input from Legal and other departments throughout the Bank.
  • Keep current with SEC and Financial Accounting Standards Board issues and interpretations, and suggest enhanced disclosures, if applicable.
  • Help develop and maintain key reports in Workday Financials for improved analysis of the financial condition and results of operations.
  • Accumulate support, prepare audit trails, and compile data from sources throughout the Bank for inclusion in various reports.
  • Participate in an FHLBanks System Controllers’ working group preparing the annual combined financial statements template facilitated by the Office of Finance.
  • Review of the quarterly and annual Combined Financial Report issued by the Office of Finance, including assessment of required disclosures.
  • Analyze and propose updates to the internal control matrices in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Provide guidance and advice to other departments in response to questions or problems relating to the accounting treatment of certain issues, as necessary.
  • Work with other Federal Home Loan Banks to improve consistency among disclosures and share best practices for financial reporting and Workday Financials.
  • Explore and work on the implementation of automation tools related to financial reporting.
  • Serve as the financial reporting department’s document retention coordinator.
  • Any additional financial reporting-related tasks, as assigned by manager.

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, a related field, or equivalent work experience is required. CPA, MBA, and/or Post-baccalaureate degree/certificate is strongly preferred. 
  • Minimum two years of applicable accounting and/or auditing experience within an accounting firm or a financial institution strongly preferred.
  • Proficient knowledge of SEC reporting requirements and experience in research of such disclosure requirements.
  • Experienced in the preparation or review of Forms 8-K, 10-Q, and 10-K (e.g., ensuring required disclosures are included as well as processing comments from various contributors and adhering to strict deadlines) and XBRL.
  • Ability to research, analyze, and resolve financial reporting-related issues and problems.
  • Working knowledge of an automated accounting system from data entry through output analysis and financial report generation. 
  • Able to proficiently operate PC-based software programs or automated database systems (primarily Microsoft Office applications and tools).
  • Exposure to Workday financials is preferred.
  • Ability to independently prioritize workload to ensure that deadlines and schedules are satisfied and to work accurately and effectively in a self-motivated environment.
  • Ability to gather, organize, analyze, and report large volumes of financial data efficiently and effectively.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

SALARY RANGE: $115K – $130K

The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. We value and actively seek to recruit, develop, and retain individuals with varied backgrounds and experiences reflecting the full diversity of the communities that we serve.  It is the policy of the Bank to comply with all applicable laws concerning the employment of persons with disabilities.

Salary ranges reflect the base salary that the Bank reasonably expects to pay for a given role and is not inclusive of annual incentive award opportunities, retirement benefits or the value of other health and welfare or other ancillary benefits. We consider many factors when determining base salaries such as individual background and experience, the competitive environment, education, particular skill set(s), and industry and institutional knowledge.

The Bank is committed to offering all team members challenging and engaging work with market competitive pay, retirement, and benefit offerings. In support of this commitment, the Bank routinely engages in market competitive benchmarking surveys and analysis to ensure our team members continue to be paid fairly and competitively.