Staff Accountant

US-CT-Greenwich
ID
2017-1665
Department
Accounting/Finance

Overview

Interactive Brokers LLC ("IB") an Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IBKR) company, is looking for a Staff Accountant who's primary responsibility will be the financial accounting and analysis for IB and international companies. The Staff Accountant reports directly to the Accounting Manager and has significant growth potential. In addition to the accounting functions, this position will interact with accounting management to understand their processes and assist them in applying system functionality to automate and streamline these processes. The successful candidate will learn the operation of financial markets in the US and other countries for most trade products: stocks, options, futures, FX, bonds, etc. Individuals with intellectual curiosity will thrive in this role.

Interactive Brokers is a direct access electronic broker catering to the needs of professional and frequent traders, institutional investors, financial advisors, and introducing brokers. Our clients have access to more than 100 market centers in 26 countries from a single account. We are the lowest cost provider of brokerage services and the largest U.S. electronic broker based on daily average revenue trades executing 657,000 trades per day (First Quarter 2017 results). As an IBKR employee, you will be part of a dynamic, multinational, fast-paced, results-oriented team working to provide our customers with state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and sophisticated risk management tools.

Responsibilities

  • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly accounting functions.
  • Creating monthly analytical commentaries detailing financial results and business metrics.
  • Preparation and of the global electronic brokerage daily PL report and the associated analytical metrics. 
  • Preparing month-end account reconciliations.
  • Ad-hoc Reporting and Analysis.
  • Doing whatever needs to be done to move a dynamic, fast growing business forward.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA, or in the process of becoming a CPA.
  • 2-5 years experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, along with multitasking capabilities.
  • Good understanding of technology & automation is a strong plus.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently.
  • Prior experience with Oracle Financials a plus.
  • Strong MSExcel skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.

 

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