Brokerage Regulatory Reporting Accounting Manager

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $115,000.00 - $130,000.00
Date: 7/18/2018
Job ID: 02610496
Job Description
Philadelphia, PA
Currently seeking a Brokerage Regulatory Reporting Accounting Manager for an opportunity to work with a Top Global Investment Management Company in the Western Philadelphia suburbs. The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, CPA, and Broker Dealer experience.
Responsibilities of the Accounting Manager
  • Responsible for the delivery of accounting and financial reporting services to company’s broker dealer legal entity.
  • 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.
  • Participate in the Brokerage monthly accounting close for multiple business units and legal entities.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Requirements of the Accounting Manager
  • Bachelor’s in Accounting/Finance, CPA, and Broker Dealer experience all required
  • Minimum 8 years of 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.
Benefits for the Accounting Manager
  • Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits
  • Salary Commensurate with experience
  • Minimal travel, huge technology spend, and team environment
  • Establish your career with a large, prestigious company
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