Brokerage Regulatory Reporting Accounting Manager

Location: Philadelpgia, PA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $115,000.00 - $130,000.00
Date: 6/13/2018
Job ID: 02604416
Job Description
Top Global Investment Management Company—Western Philadelphia Suburbs—Salary Commensurate with Experience
The Sizzle
  • Company offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.
  • Minimal travel, huge technology spend, and team environment.
  • Establish your career with a large, prestigious company.
Position Summary
Seeking Accounting Manager to interact directly with CFO, senior management, and external auditors and pro-actively lead process improvement initiatives. This position will be responsible for the delivery of accounting and financial reporting services to company’s broker dealer legal entity. The Manager will have core responsibilities related to the monthly/quarterly close process and will work closely with other Corporate Accounting teams, as well as various Finance, Brokerage, Regulatory, Compliance, and Treasury teams to provide accounting support.
Minimum Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s in Accounting/Finance, CPA, and Broker Dealer experience all required.
  • 8+ years’ advanced experience in an accounting/financial reporting environment.
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and International Accounting Standards (IAS).
  • Strong technical accounting/analytical skills and understanding of financial and operational controls.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects and initiatives effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to function in a high volume/fast paced environment working with multiple and diverse responsibilities.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with internal and external partners and clients.
  • Ability to work effectively and independently while being organized, analytical, and detail-oriented.
  • Excellent computer skills including Accounting software, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Participate in the Brokerage monthly accounting close for multiple business units and legal entities.
  • Assist in the timely, accurate, and complete preparation of financial reporting.
  • Lead the coordination of various regulatory reporting with FINRA, SEC and SIPC as it relates to the regulated broker dealer legal entities.
  • Respond to inquiries from management and other groups within Corporate Accounting, as well as Finance, Regulatory, Compliance, Treasury, auditors, and regulatory agencies.
  • Assist in annual audit process with external auditors, including the preparation of audit schedules.
  • Lead complex accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting and broader finance team(s) and/or with other areas of the company.
  • Make sure accounting transactions/financial results are reported and communicated correctly.
  • Lead the recommendation, design, and implementation of internal control procedures that ensure proper recording of financial positions and prevents material errors in accounting records.
  • Manage process changes to improve accuracy, consistency, and efficiency.
  • Build and develop strong working relationships both locally and globally to optimize efficiency of accounting processes.