CIT Group Inc.

VP, External Reporting - Accounting Policy

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Finance - Reporting


Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with more than $65 billion in assets. Its principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender) has more than $30 billion of deposits and more than $40 billion of assets. It provides financing, leasing and advisory services principally to middle market companies across a wide variety of industries primarily in North America, and equipment financing and leasing solutions to the transportation sector. It also offers products and services to consumers through its Internet bank franchise and a network of retail branches in Southern California, operating as OneWest Bank, a division of CIT Bank, N.A.



This position is part of the external reporting and accounting policy function within the controllership function of CIT, which is a Fortune 500, public bank holding company. The accounting policy function works across the business globally to ensure accounting policies are continuously updated and communicated to the members of the accounting department. This is a great opportunity to develop your technical accounting and financial reporting knowledge while gaining senior level exposure.



  • Research and document technical accounting issues under US GAAP accounting standards.
  • Research and document financial, tax and regulatory reporting changes.
  • Assist with the preparation of accounting transaction memos detailing significant transactions.
  • Review and update of accounting policies.
  • Assist with preparing policy training for accounting department members.
  • Fulfill ad-hoc requests from members within the accounting department and other areas as needed.




  • Bachelor’s degree required (major in accounting preferred) 
  • CPA or equivalent license required 
  • Minimum 7 years of related experience with minimum of 4 years of public accounting preferable 
  • Strong US GAAP knowledge and research skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication



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