Job Number: MS03956Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2017-10-12
Salary Range: $126-150k Over $150k
Great Opportunity with a Prominent Trading Firm in New York City!Company Information:
Name: Financial Services FirmJob Description:
The client is a global liquidity provider and market maker and trade over $8 billion in equities worldwide daily and on a busy day engage in over a million trades.
The client is also very active in the markets for options, futures, currencies, commodities, and fixed income and are active participants on more than 200 electronic exchanges and other trading venues in about 40 countries around the world.
This role involves working in conjunction with the accounting teams in the US and globally, to maintain the US firms’ books and records and a system of controls around financial reporting, prepare and review the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
The individual will also be heavily involved in accounting policy decisions, GAAP interpretations, and will work closely with the outside auditors and advisers.
Specifically, this individual will proactively address accounting issues as they arise and consider the impact across the firm in order to develop, document, and implement accounting policies and procedures associated with new and/or unusual transactions or as a result of changes in the relevant GAAPRequirements / Qualifications:
9 to 12 years’ experience in an accounting background, with at least a portion of time spent in public accounting in the audit practice
Ability to handle competing priorities and to work effectively in a challenging, fast-paced environment
Solid accounting foundation (ie, comprehensive understanding of the financial statements)
An in-depth understanding of US GAAP
Ability to research and interpret the relevant/complex accounting literature
Positive and professional attitude
Reliable, courteous and flexible team player
Detail oriented in the role of both preparer and reviewer
Strong organizational and time/project management skills
Proficient with MS Excel