Manager-Sustainability Accounting Policy & Reporting/ Corporate Sustainability Controller Group (CFO)

Bank of America

Bank of America

Accounting & Finance
Charlotte, NC, USA · United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Job Description:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection. Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Job Description

Responsible for interpreting and applying sustainability laws, rules, regulations, and guidelines as well as related voluntary disclosure frameworks. Responsible for developing and establishing a Sustainability Accounting Policy manual (i.e., the central repository of sustainability interpretations) as well as reviewing and evaluating transactions and disclosures to ensure compliance with said policies. Acts in an advocacy capacity for BAC with standard setters, regulators and industry groups/associations.


  • Leads global efforts to analyze sustainability laws, rules, regulations and guidelines to ensure BAC compliance and ensure consistency of approach across the globe
  • Provides technical support for the implementation of new sustainability standards as well as other sustainability regulations and frameworks.
  • Responsible for developing sustainability-related accounting policies/interpretations/opinions as well as reviewing and evaluating regulatory reports and disclosures to ensure compliance with relevant laws, rules, regulations
  • Helps identify the steps necessary to resolve compliance gaps where they arise and ensure data presented is fit-for-purpose.
  • Participates in technical advocacy and interpretational work related to sustainability reporting frameworks, working closely with all relevant functions across the enterprise.

Required Qualifications:

  • 8+ plus years of accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Exposure to ESG/Sustainability initiatives
  • Strong understanding of accounting and SEC reporting standards
  • Experience analyzing technical issues and providing technical support for the implementation of new accounting/sustainability standards and developing related policies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong initiative, comfortable working within an entrepreneurial environment and assuming a strong sense of ownership over all ESG reporting and disclosure matters
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior Big-4 audit experience preferred
  • Strong understanding of accounting and SEC reporting standards with experience with ESG/ sustainability standards


  • Financial Accounting
  • Inclusive Leadership
  • Reporting
  • Risk Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Executive Presence
  • Financial Analysis
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Regulatory Relations
  • Attention to Detail
  • Coaching
  • Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines Management
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Building


1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: