Senior Regulatory Accountant
Newedge - Chicago, IL

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DEPARTMENT: Finance - Regulatory Reporting

JOB TITLE: S enior Regulatory Accountant

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for all aspects of the firm’s regulatory reporting.

Responsibilities:
  • Involved in month-end closing of Shadow General Ledger
  • Preparation and analysis of FOCUS.
  • Interface daily with Operations, Treasury, and other Accounting staff
  • Prepare account analyses
  • Responsibility for the preparation of the futures and securities customer protection calculations.
  • Writing and editing procedures for the department.
  • Oversee the daily net capital computation
  • Prepare the bi-monthly SIDR and monthly/quarterly FED reporting
  • Responsible for computing various monthly haircut calculations for the monthly FOCUS
  • Need to manipulate and manage large amounts of data. Must be able to summarize for reporting.
  • Interact with audit and examination staff.
  • Must be able to prioritize to meet deadlines.
  • Need to work with staff to implement new reporting and calculation requirements. Work with other areas of the firm to implement firm initiatives.

SUPERVISION DUTIES:

Two accounting people

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED :
  • Accounting and or Finance degree preferred
  • 7-10 years’ experience in regulatory Accounting and/or Operations
    • 3+ years experience specifically working at a broker-dealer firm
  • Strong background in futures FCM accounting. Ability to learn securities accounting.
  • Knowledge of the fixed income business a plus
  • Strong Excel/Access skills. PowerPoint skills a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of GMI. Shadow knowledge a plus.
REQUIRED REGISTRATIONS:

Series 27 licensed; or required to obtain shortly after employment

POSITION WITHIN HIERARCHY:

Reports to Regulatory Accounting Supervisor

LEVEL OF AUTONOMY:

Should be able to work independently, supervise staff, and know when to escalate issues and concerns to the department manager.

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