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Sr. Analyst, General Ledger (Hybrid role)

Apply Req ID: Req0922470 Date posted 03/31/2022
Sr. Analyst, General Ledger (Hybrid role)

Dallas, United States of America


The Controllership function is responsible for the operations and controls surrounding accounting, tax and financial reporting of the institution. This function’s responsibilities demonstrates expertise in processing transactions, recording accounting entries, managing the general ledger and reconciliations, and interpreting and complying with technical accounting matters and financial reporting disclosure requirements. Through the Controllership function, stakeholders receive relevant insight and commentary on transaction-level and financial results for analysis and decision making. The Tax function prepares income tax returns and indirect tax filings. Provides research and advice on tax-related matters.

Essential Functions:

  • Administers the processing, accounting entries, reconciliations, reporting, analysis, and documentation of assigned job areas within the accounting reporting team.
  • Improves the effectiveness of the accounting reporting team by making adjustments and/or enhancements to improve effectiveness.
  • Creates and/or improves current accounting and reporting processes; recommends enhancements or improvements.
  • Prepares or reviews regulatory reports and research to resolve discrepancies or significant variances.
  • Communicates with the team concerning new information requests and research while developing working relationships with business line personnel.
  • Provides guidance to business lines related to financial reporting requirements.
  • Informs, gains input, and supports decision making by the sharing of knowledge, status, needs, and issues across business lines.
  • Guides and assists junior level professionals as needed.
  • Prepares / Reviews, reconciles, or analyzes accounting entries, transactions and general ledger and consolidation results

Other Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Special projects as requested


  • Education - Bachelor's Degree: Accounting or Finance
  • Experience - 3-5 years Relatable experience in accounting, financial reporting, or auditing field equivalent work experience
  • Skills & Abilities - Demonstrated competence of accounting practices and procedures, including US GAAP/IFRS and regulatory reporting standards.  Strong analytical and accounting skills.  Excellent communication and organizational skills.  Strong attention to detail to ensure and maintain data accuracy and demonstrate holistic understanding of accounting and financial reporting.  Ability to work independently and as part of a team.  Ability to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.  Ability to multi-task and adhere to deadline.  Excellent interpersonal skills with strong verbal and written communication skills.  Intermediate to Advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Access. Ability to demonstrate continuous improvement through training.

Licenses & Certifications - Preferred: CPA - Certified Public Accountant

Diversity & EEO Statements: At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We actively encourage everyone to apply.

Santander is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Working Conditions: Frequent Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing and walking. Occassional moving and lifting equipment and furniture is required to support onsite and offsite meeting setup and teardown. Physically capable of lifting up to fifty pounds, able to bend, kneel, climb ladders.

Employer Rights: Employer Rights:This job description does not list all of the job duties of the job. You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You may be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment and either you or the employer may terminate at any time for any reason.




Bachelor of Science (BS)


CPA - Certified Public Accountant CIA or field-related certification (CPA, CRCM, CRMA, CFE, CAMS, CFSA, CBA, etc.) - State Board of Accountancy Bachelor of Science (BS) English

Primary Location: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Other Locations: Texas-Dallas

Organization: Santander Consumer USA Inc.

As a part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and clients, we have implemented COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. These requirements may include all or some combination of: disclosing your vaccination status, being fully vaccinated, regular testing, mask wearing and social distancing. As you go through our selection process, the requirements will be clearly disclosed to you.


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