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JOB TITLE:

Brokerage Accountant

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JOB LOCATION:

Chicago, IL United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

Brokerage Accountant

Chicago, Illinois

 

Purpose of the Role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified candidate to work for a reputable and growing Financial Services firm. The Brokerage Accountant will be working as part of the existing Finance team in our FCM (Futures Clearing Merchant) division, gaining experience in General Accounting, Accounts Payable and Product Control.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Performs all aspects of Accounting and reporting
  • Prepare daily net capital computation and monthly FOCUS report file. Provide back up support for the preparation of the daily seg calcs
  • Analyze and reconcile General Ledger accounts on a daily basis.
  • Prepare journal entries as required
  • Prepare miscellaneous daily reports for management
  • Perform month end accruals and allocations
  • Assist the team with the various ongoing audits (Internal, Regulatory, External) by compiling requested information on a timely basis and communicating responses in a prompt, effective manner
  • Works well with others; takes the initiative to learn other duties in the department to provide coverage where needed for the group to meet all daily and monthly deadline;
  • Serve as a liaison with other departments when reconciling account balances
  • Aid in the development and documentation of internal controls and operating procedures
  • Provide coverage on day to day responsibilities for other members in the Finance department as required
  • Work on ad-hoc projects as necessary

 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/ Finance;
  • Self-Starter; comfortable working independently or in a group in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail are essential.

 

 

Preferred Skills: 

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite with strong excel skills; Knowledge of SUN General Ledger system a plus;
  • Financial Services industry experience is a plus;

 

 

 

OOJ – 1204

 

 

 

Position Details

POSTED:

Aug 01, 2022

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SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S16509168225562706

LOCATION:

United States

CITY:

Chicago, IL

Job Origin:

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<p align="center" style="text-align:center"><img height="108" src="https://s3.ap-south-1.amazonaws.com/oorwin-hcm/company_3402/ckeditor/files/image-20220425144630-1.png" width="242" /></p> <p align="center" style="text-align:center"><img height="133" src="https://s3.ap-south-1.amazonaws.com/oorwin-hcm/company_3402/ckeditor/files/image-20220425144648-2.png" width="298" /></p> <p align="center" style="text-align:center"> </p> <p align="center" style="text-align:center"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><b><span style="font-size:16.0pt"><span style="font-family:"Lato","sans-serif"">Brokerage Accountant</span></span></b></span></span></span></p> <p align="center" style="text-align:center"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:"Lato","sans-serif"">Chicago, Illinois</span></span></span></span></span></p> <p align="center" style="text-align:center"> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:12px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="color:black">Purpose of the Role:</span></span></b></span></span></span></p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="background:white">We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified candidate to work for a reputable and growing Financial Services firm. The Brokerage Accountant will be working as part of the existing Finance team in our FCM (Futures Clearing Merchant) division, gaining experience in General Accounting, Accounts Payable and Product Control.</span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt">Job Responsibilities: </span></b></span></span></span></p> <ul> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Performs all aspects of Accounting and reporting</span></span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px; text-align:start"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="background-image:initial"><span style="background-position:initial"><span style="background-size:initial"><span style="background-repeat:initial"><span style="background-attachment:initial"><span style="background-origin:initial"><span style="background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="font-style:inherit"><span style="font-variant:inherit"><span style="font-weight:inherit"><span style="font-stretch:inherit"><span style="line-height:inherit"><span style="color:inherit"><span style="color:inherit"><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Prepare daily net capital computation and monthly FOCUS report file. Provide back up support for the preparation of the daily seg calcs</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px; text-align:start"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="background-image:initial"><span style="background-position:initial"><span style="background-size:initial"><span style="background-repeat:initial"><span style="background-attachment:initial"><span style="background-origin:initial"><span style="background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="font-style:inherit"><span style="font-variant:inherit"><span style="font-weight:inherit"><span style="font-stretch:inherit"><span style="line-height:inherit"><span style="color:inherit"><span style="color:inherit"><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Analyze and reconcile General Ledger accounts on a daily basis.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px; text-align:start"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="background-image:initial"><span style="background-position:initial"><span style="background-size:initial"><span style="background-repeat:initial"><span style="background-attachment:initial"><span style="background-origin:initial"><span style="background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="font-style:inherit"><span style="font-variant:inherit"><span style="font-weight:inherit"><span style="font-stretch:inherit"><span style="line-height:inherit"><span style="color:inherit"><span style="color:inherit"><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Prepare journal entries as required</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px; text-align:start"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="background-image:initial"><span style="background-position:initial"><span style="background-size:initial"><span style="background-repeat:initial"><span style="background-attachment:initial"><span style="background-origin:initial"><span style="background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="font-style:inherit"><span style="font-variant:inherit"><span style="font-weight:inherit"><span style="font-stretch:inherit"><span style="line-height:inherit"><span style="color:inherit"><span style="color:inherit"><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Prepare miscellaneous daily reports for management</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px; text-align:start"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="background-image:initial"><span style="background-position:initial"><span style="background-size:initial"><span style="background-repeat:initial"><span style="background-attachment:initial"><span style="background-origin:initial"><span style="background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="font-style:inherit"><span style="font-variant:inherit"><span style="font-weight:inherit"><span style="font-stretch:inherit"><span style="line-height:inherit"><span style="color:inherit"><span style="color:inherit"><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Perform month end accruals and allocations</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px; text-align:start"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="background-image:initial"><span style="background-position:initial"><span style="background-size:initial"><span style="background-repeat:initial"><span style="background-attachment:initial"><span style="background-origin:initial"><span style="background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="font-style:inherit"><span style="font-variant:inherit"><span style="font-weight:inherit"><span style="font-stretch:inherit"><span style="line-height:inherit"><span style="color:inherit"><span style="color:inherit"><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Assist the team with the various ongoing audits (Internal, Regulatory, External) by compiling requested information on a timely basis and communicating responses in a prompt, effective manner</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px; text-align:start"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="background-image:initial"><span style="background-position:initial"><span style="background-size:initial"><span style="background-repeat:initial"><span style="background-attachment:initial"><span style="background-origin:initial"><span style="background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="font-style:inherit"><span style="font-variant:inherit"><span style="font-weight:inherit"><span style="font-stretch:inherit"><span style="line-height:inherit"><span style="color:inherit"><span style="color:inherit"><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Works well with others; takes the initiative to learn other duties in the department to provide coverage where needed for the group to meet all daily and monthly deadline;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px; text-align:start"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="background-image:initial"><span style="background-position:initial"><span style="background-size:initial"><span style="background-repeat:initial"><span style="background-attachment:initial"><span style="background-origin:initial"><span style="background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="font-style:inherit"><span style="font-variant:inherit"><span style="font-weight:inherit"><span style="font-stretch:inherit"><span style="line-height:inherit"><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Serve as a liaison with other departments when reconciling account balances</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px; text-align:start"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="background-image:initial"><span style="background-position:initial"><span style="background-size:initial"><span style="background-repeat:initial"><span style="background-attachment:initial"><span style="background-origin:initial"><span style="background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="font-style:inherit"><span style="font-variant:inherit"><span style="font-weight:inherit"><span style="font-stretch:inherit"><span style="line-height:inherit"><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Aid in the development and documentation of internal controls and operating procedures</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px; text-align:start"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="background-image:initial"><span style="background-position:initial"><span style="background-size:initial"><span style="background-repeat:initial"><span style="background-attachment:initial"><span style="background-origin:initial"><span style="background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="font-style:inherit"><span style="font-variant:inherit"><span style="font-weight:inherit"><span style="font-stretch:inherit"><span style="line-height:inherit"><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Provide coverage on day to day responsibilities for other members in the Finance department as required</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px; text-align:start"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="background-image:initial"><span style="background-position:initial"><span style="background-size:initial"><span style="background-repeat:initial"><span style="background-attachment:initial"><span style="background-origin:initial"><span style="background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="font-style:inherit"><span style="font-variant:inherit"><span style="font-weight:inherit"><span style="font-stretch:inherit"><span style="line-height:inherit"><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Work on ad-hoc projects as necessary</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> </ul> <p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:48px"> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt">Requirements: </span></b></span></span></span></p> <ul> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/ Finance;</span></span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px; text-align:start"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="background-image:initial"><span style="background-position:initial"><span style="background-size:initial"><span style="background-repeat:initial"><span style="background-attachment:initial"><span style="background-origin:initial"><span style="background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="font-style:inherit"><span style="font-variant:inherit"><span style="font-weight:inherit"><span style="font-stretch:inherit"><span style="line-height:inherit"><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Self-Starter; comfortable working independently or in a group in a fast-paced environment;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px; text-align:start"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="background-image:initial"><span style="background-position:initial"><span style="background-size:initial"><span style="background-repeat:initial"><span style="background-attachment:initial"><span style="background-origin:initial"><span style="background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="font-style:inherit"><span style="font-variant:inherit"><span style="font-weight:inherit"><span style="font-stretch:inherit"><span style="line-height:inherit"><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Strong written and verbal communication skills;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px; text-align:start"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="background-image:initial"><span style="background-position:initial"><span style="background-size:initial"><span style="background-repeat:initial"><span style="background-attachment:initial"><span style="background-origin:initial"><span style="background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="font-style:inherit"><span style="font-variant:inherit"><span style="font-weight:inherit"><span style="font-stretch:inherit"><span style="line-height:inherit"><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Strong work ethic and attention to detail are essential.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> </ul> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"> </p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:48px"> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt">Preferred Skills: </span></b></span></span></span></p> <ul> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Knowledge of Microsoft Suite with strong excel skills; Knowledge of SUN General Ledger system a plus;</span></span></span></li> <li class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:8px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><span style="border:none windowtext 1.0pt; font-size:12.0pt; padding:0in">Financial Services industry experience is a plus;</span></span></span></li> </ul> <p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin-left:48px; text-align:start"> </p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"> </p> <p style="margin-top:18px; margin-bottom:18px"> </p> <p style="margin-top:18px; margin-bottom:18px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background:#f9f9f9"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-family:Calibri,"sans-serif""><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="color:black">OOJ – 1204</span></span></b></span></span></span></span></p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px"> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px"> </p>


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