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Senior Accountant/Staff Accountant

New York, NY 10119

Posted: 01/24/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting Job Number: 41347

Job Description

Senior Accountant/Staff Accountant Job Summary
The firm is currently seeking a Staff Accountant to join our growing team! Working closely with the CFO and EVP of Operations & Finance, this individual will be an integral member of the accounting and finance team supporting a global business, including China. The position is based out of the New York City headquarters located at One Pennsylvania Plaza.
Responsibilities
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual income and balance sheet statements, account reconciliations, and various other accounting statements and reports
  • Daily production of account reconciliation and monitoring of other key brokerage operational controls, resolution of breaks between general ledger and sub-ledger systems to uphold integrity of downstream Regulatory Reporting feeds
  • Manage the daily segregation of fully paid securities and weekly computation of the firm’s reserve requirements to ensure consistent compliance with net capital rules
  • Prepare supporting documentation, technical accounting and broker-dealer guidance/interpretation memos to internal and external auditors
  • Keep abreast of regulatory developments to make strategic recommendations for process and/or control modifications, and oversee any such implementation in compliance with FINRA and SEC requirements
  • Manage daily accounting duties including, but not limited to, account payables/receivables, account/vendor reconciliations, revenue recognition and ad-hoc projects as assigned
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field. Master’s degree or CPA highly preferred.
  • 2+ years of relevant prior experience in financial services, public accounting, or general accounting
  • Prior experience in the securities industry or any FINRA registered broker-dealer preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills and proven ability to work independently in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Mandarin speaking is a nice to have.

Salary Range DOE: $80,000 - $120,000

Meet Your Recruiter

Ashley Dineen

Ashley Dineen has been with The Panther Group since 2009 and has worked within many areas of the company including payroll, compliance, on-boarding, recruitment, and client management.

Ashley is a mother of two and enjoys spending time with family in her spare time.

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