Financial Analyst

We are currently seeking a Financial Analyst to join our growing accounting team. Ideal candidates will possess superior analytical and reconciliation skills, mastery of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and have familiarity with SEC reporting rules.  Creating journal entries and maintaining accounts within an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is required—Great Plains is preferred. 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage various accounts of the General Ledger System
  • Post and reconcile Journal Entries
  • Prepare daily, monthly and annual financial results for the main trading business
  • Monthly analytics giving business insight into their overall and line-by-line performance
  • Broker-dealer filing responsibilities including daily net capital calculations and focus reporting
  • Interacting with business on new projects/new trading initiatives and how best to personify in the accounting system
  • Assist with the annual audit and be a point person for outside auditors
  • Drive complex reconciliations
  • Other special projects as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or related degree
  • Experience with Great Plains or JD Edwards software
  • 3-5 years experience with automated accounting systems in a customer service, high volume, deadline driven production environment is required
  • Strong analytical ability and perseverance to solve problems with minimal oversight
  • Ability to professionally interact with onsite staff and management
  • Extensive knowledge of general ledgers
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks within an established timeline
  • Must be a team player and capable of working in a fast paced environment
  • Prior experience in Big 4 accounting is a plus.

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