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Position: Senior Accountant
Job Number: MS04016
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2018-01-05
Salary Range: $101-125k $126-150k
Job Summary:

Awesome Opportunity with a High Flying Prop Trading Firm!

Company Information:

Name: Financial Services Firm

Job Description:

•         Have in-depth understanding of capital markets and financial securities, including but not limited to equities, futures, commodities and other structured products

•         Perform advanced compensation calculations which involve Sharpe ratios, internal rates of return and tiered matrix payouts

•         Prepare/review month-end close, including monthly valuation

•         Ensure accuracy of general ledger and financial reports for various operating and trading entities, including dynamic top-level consolidation processes

•         Be familiar with GAAP disclosure requirements for a trading entity and prepare annual financial statements while coordinating with external auditors

•         Liaise with internal Core Engineering team on P&L and fee reconciliations

•         Partner with Core Engineering contact on an advisory basis to ensure system architecture is understood and challenged for best possible use

•         Support cash management process related to business funding requirements

•         Support FINRA regulated broker dealer and gain exposure to application of regulatory rules

•         Know, or be eager to learn, the tax compliance side of the business

•         Assist in many ad hoc and special projects, such as Oracle and broker data warehouse implementation

•         Work closely with internal Business Management, Legal, Compliance, and trading teams

Requirements / Qualifications:

Bachelor degree with four to eight years of accounting experience.  Mix of public, hedge fund and financial services accounting preferred

CPA or equivalent certification (strongly preferred)

Strong understanding of GAAP

Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word

Knowledge of Oracle or standard GL software a plus

Meticulous attention to detail and strong organization skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

The ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment 

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