Senior Accountant


Location:

Dallas, TX

Date Posted:

May 23, 2019

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

04120-0010885417

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
Robert Half has teamed up with a $10 billion+ investment firm to assist in the recruitment of a Middle Office Reporting Analyst to work in operations. The position will be responsible for doing financial analysis and reporting as it relates to cash and trading for the trading floor. The ideal candidate has a degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Mathematics from a top tier school (GPA of 3.4 or better). The pay range for this role is "market" depending on the candidate's qualifications. The firm offers exceptional benefits and a very upscale office environment.

Please email your background to [email protected] or you can call Chris Willhite at 972-789-9590.Here is a detailed job description provided to Robert Half by the investment firm:

General Summary (overview of position and group responsibility)Headquartered in Dallas, the firm has offices throughout the world. The firm has a culture of excellence, a collegial atmosphere, and outstanding employee benefits. Exceptional candidates can expect a very competitive compensation package including base, bonus, and deferred compensation that participates in fund returns.As a member of the Operations team you will apply the principles of accounting and finance to support the trading operation of an established investment firm. The Operations group is responsible for ensuring settlement and executions of all trades, and providing complete and timely information to traders and management by recording, maintaining, and reconciling all daily activity. In addition, this group is responsible for providing the firm with accurate profit and loss statements, as well as reflecting accurate exposure with outside counterparties. Position Responsibilities & Duties (in order of priority)You will work with transactions related to the latest financial products being offered in the asset management industry. Daily responsibilities will include performing all daily functions required to manage and maintain the development and maintenance of the cash and collateral management function as it relates to trade support. This will involve researching and resolving trade-related problems and issues and working on special projects, systems and reporting requirements. II. Job Requirements Required Job Skills (skills that are absolutely necessary for this position)The right candidate will have:-A Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics (Minimum GPA of 3.4) -Extreme attention to detail and organizational ability-Ability to deal with shifting priorities and work requirements-Ability to work well with others in a team-oriented environment-Experience in the financial services industry preferred-Advanced Excel knowledge required.

Please email your background to [email protected] or you can call Chris Willhite at 972-789-9590.
Requirements
- BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

- Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

- Self-starter and strong ethical standards

- Current and relevant ERP system experience

- Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

- Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

- Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

- Proficiency with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

- SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

- Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

- 3+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

- Must have excellent time management skills

- Financial auditing experience desired

- Microsoft Excel experience preferred

- Ability to meet deadlines

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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