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Proprietary Trading and Market-Making firm

Assistant Controller, New York, NY

Assistant Controller (New York, NY): Our client, a large proprietary trading and market-making firm is eager to bring on an experienced assistant controller to join their lean team. This new hire will work alongside the Chief Financial Officer and may also have the ability to manage a small team moving forward.

 

Key Points:

  • Position will offer exposure to multiple areas of the business and personnel 
  • Opportunity to work for and with some of the smartest people in the industry 
  • Great work/life balance and benefits 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage regulatory filings and submissions; review liquidity, daily margins and cash reporting to the CFO and Portfolio Managers
  • Review monthly/quarterly journal entries while managing the account reconciliations process for revenue, AR/AP, deferred revenue and inventory; maintain proper process documentation
  • Manage 1-2 employees and a tight month-end close process; lead audit and tax year-end processes
  • Contribute to group projects, improving process effectiveness and accuracy; handle special projects and other ad-hoc financial matters

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 -7 years of experience in the accounting and finance sector with supervisory experience; bachelors’ degree in accounting or a related field 
  • CPA is preferred; experience with broker bills is helpful 
  • Series 27 certification is required proficient with QuickBooks, Sage or other accounting software
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with good coaching skills; thorough and great attention to detail
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work effectively in a team environment; strong excel skills (VLookUps, Pivot Tables)

Job Reference #1429

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