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Job Order:
1123-7

Job Type:
Permanent

Title:
Accounting Assistant (1123-7)

Location:
Troy, MI

Description:
This position is with a growing Financial Company consisting of a Broker
Dealer, RIA, Insurance Company and a Holding Company. Due to growth and
expansion, they have an opening for a Senior Accounting Assistant. The
Finance department is a fast-paced environment with hard and fast deadlines.
Below are the job functions that the Senior Accounting Assistant would be
required to perform:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Record and pay Vendor payments for four separate and distinct
companies.
Reconcile Bank Statements.
Monitor and update QuickBooks software as necessary.
Maintain Chart of Accounts.
Reconcile company credit card monthly.
Process bi-monthly commission payments using Foxtrot.
Enter, upload and verify trades and adjustments daily by running
reports and reviewing for accuracy.
Process credit card payments for representatives and enter in
QuickBooks and Foxtrot.
Calculate commission payments for Insurance Agency commissions and
enter into QuickBooks along with intercompany entries to the Broker Dealer.
Process Deposits daily.
Upload daily trades from DST and NSCC.
Match and record payments received against commission receivables.
Reconcile and balance billing statements for two clearing
corporations.
Accrue Commission receivables and enter into QuickBooks, monthly.
Move monthly cash balances at clearing firm into company bank
accounts.
Review and balance Intercompany accounts monthly.
Process and Pay Expense reports promptly.
Process Managed Fees to representatives using template and upload
into Foxtrot.
Monitor and review the General Ledger for accuracy for four
companies.
Monitor daily processing to assure processes are moving forward and
deadlines are being met.
Train Accounting Assistants.
Assist the CFO with the annual budget.
Coordinate and supervise special projects as determined by CFO.
Addition job duties as designated by the CFO.


REQUIREMENTS:

3 years of practical accounting experience, preferably in a multi-
company business, preferably in the
Financial industry.
Ability to work independently in a face-paced/high-volume
environment.
Ability to multi-task, strong attention to detail, excellent
problem-solving and follow-up skills.
Strong reconciliation skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Must be organized and process-oriented, with a solid work ethic and
proven professionalism.
Must have the ability to prioritize work and process efficiently
with little or no supervision.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and QuickBooks.
Working knowledge of Foxtrot Commission Software (or, at minimum, a
commission-based software) preferred.
Some knowledge of FINRA, SEC and State rules and regulations
preferred.


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