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Job Order:
135-328

Job Type:
Permanent

Title:
Senior Director – Financial Reporting (135-328)

Location:
Midwestern U.S.

Description:
Nationally leading securities broker-dealer seeks a Senior Director in
Financial Reporting to join their Accounting department. The Senior
Director works under the direction of Financial Reporting leadership and
directs the function of one or more areas.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Drive overall effectiveness of the Financial Reporting team by evaluating
current procedures and implementing and standardizing processes in order to
streamline operations, while ensuring sufficient checks and balances exist
Provide oversight over all sub-ledgers and supporting details, including but
not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, and fixed assets
Develop an understanding of company revenue and profitability targets and
firm level goals
Responsible for facilitating and administering the company’s budget
processing, forecasting, and planning, including but not limited to
providing effective communication and services to individual business units
and senior leadership and interpreting and explaining budget variances and
policies
Ensure maintenance of accurate records and document actions for areas
managed
Serve as liaison between the Accounting department and internal and external
customers to ensure compliance with all applicable rules and regulations,
including but not limited to external auditing firms, SEC, FINRA and Net
Capital requirements pursuant to Rule 15c3-1; and provide necessary
documentation as requested
Interface internally and externally in a professional and courteous manner
to achieve the company’s common goals and ensure communication of those
goals and statuses to all necessary parties
Be available at the direction of Upper Management for other duties,
responsibilities, and various projects

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
4-6+ years in related experience or training in the Financial Services
sector or equivalent combination of education and experiences
FINRA Series 7 securities license; other licenses such as a Series 27 or
certificates may be required as dictated by the department
Demonstrated knowledge of U.S. GAAP, IFRS, Sarbanes-Oxley, and advanced
broker-dealer reporting
Ability to review and interpret third-party auditing firm’s recommendations
and reports regarding tax regulations and their application to the firm’s
specific situation
Analytical thinking and organizational skills
Ability to take a hands-on approach to maintain a balance of direct
involvement in day-to-day details and big picture strategic thinking


Category:
Broker Dealer // Public Accounting

Contact:
matt@bcius.com