Associate Principal, Accounting at OCC
The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization. Founded in 1973, OCC is dedicated to promoting stability and market integrity by delivering clearing and settlement services for options, futures and securities lending transactions. As a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU), OCC operates under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. OCC has more than 100 clearing members and provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 19 exchanges and trading platforms. More information about OCC is available at www.theocc.com.
What We Offer
A highly collaborative and supportive environment developed to encourage work-life balance and employee wellness. Some of these components include:
A hybrid work environment, up to 3 days per week of remote work
Tuition Reimbursement to support your continued education
Student Loan Repayment Assistance
Technology Stipend allowing you to use the device of your choice to connect to our network while working remotely
Generous PTO and Parental leave
Competitive health benefits including medical, dental and vision
What you’ll do:
The Associate Principal, Accounting position will act as the Accounts Payable Lead and is a key contributor to the accounting department by managing all A/P related inquires, processing service provider/vendor invoices through Oracle, OCC’s ERP system, and lead the A/P team in daily operations surrounding accounts payable processing in an accurate, timely and efficient manner.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily.
Lead on all accounts payable related inquires, controls and related functions
Manage and delegate invoice processing responsibilities amongst A/P team members
Process, reconcile and allocate invoices based on expenditure type utilizing chart of accounts and department codes to properly book to general ledger
Knowledge of fixed assets and prepaid qualifications to properly account for expenses
Manage processing approximately 500+ invoices monthly with the majority handled by the A/P Lead
Responsible for working with other internal departments to continuously strive to process invoices in a timely manner from purchase order creation to payment execution.
Liaise with internal and external clients in a timely, courteous manner
Review aging reports on a regular basis; research and resolve balances and past-due invoices
Assist in monthly expense accrual process
Assist in month-end processing and other accounting ad hoc projects
Continuously maintain and improve policies and procedures associated with the A/P function
The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.
High degree of organizational skills
Ability to prioritize and coordinate competing priorities in fast-paced environment
Ability to build strong internal/external customer relationships
Comfortable dealing with employees at all levels
Must have a strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy
Ability to adhere to monthly, quarterly, and annual department driven deadlines
Ability to work as part of a team and assist other areas that interact with Accounts Payable
Assistance with 1099 annual filing
Excellent problem-solving skills
A minimum of 5 years of experience in a corporate environment; with extensive experience in A/P
Knowledge of Oracle ERP software preferred but not required
Experience with MS Office with a strong emphasis on Excel and Word
Education and/or Experience:
Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.
Bachelor’s degree in business or related field is preferred
Certificates or Licenses: