Senior Financial Accountant ( Capital Markets) at ThinkMarkets

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ThinkMarkets is seeking a Financial Accountant to join our established Accounting Department. We are seeking a professional who has a great attention to detail to focus on all aspects of the accounting practices, particularly cost containment and report generating. 

Responsibilities:
 

  • Perform day to day accounting duties in accounts payable, cash management, fixed assets, the general ledger and other duties as assigned including reconciliation of accounts 
  • Assist senior accountants with the month end close
  • Assist with financial statements’ audits
  • Prepare daily/weekly/monthly reporting in cash management and forecasts, cost and expenses
  • Fixed assets responsibilities include booking fixed assets’ transactions in the general ledger, calculating and maintaining depreciation schedules
  • General ledger responsibilities include preparing and posting journal entries
  • Month end close responsibilities include performing account reconciliations and analysis and preparing financial statements
  • Daily/weekly/monthly report preparation, including daily house currency exposure, liquid assets report
  • Assist on projects and other ad-hoc assignments as needed

Competencies:
 

  • Technologically focused with a drive toward efficiency, process improvement and automation
  • Highly motivated individual who can work efficiently and prioritize appropriately in a highly demanding environment
  • Sound understanding of GAAP
  • Proactive and self-motivated to work independently to achieve both individual and team goals
  • Detail oriented with a strong commitment to preparing accurate work
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Superior organizational skills, a strong work ethic and unquestionable integrity
  • Capable of learning new things quickly in a rapidly growing/changing business
  • Ability to work individually and in a team environment and provide progress reports without being prompted
  • Capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously with the ability to prioritize
  • Ambitious personality who is not afraid of a challenge
  • Problem solver with superior analytical and reconciliation skills
  • Ability to professionally interact with staff and management in multiple offices throughout the world

Requirements:
 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, with CPA
  • 5-6 years of accounting experience
  • Public accounting (Big 4) experience preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office software, with advanced knowledge of Excel, Sun and Concur. 
  • Trading operations, Financial and Capital Markets experience a big plus
  • Experience with financial statements’ audits, forecasting, budgeting and multi-currency balance sheets.
  • Knowledge of SAP, Salesforce, and SQL preferred
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Technology we use

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Location

We are in the financial district of the city, located in the UBS Tower. We welcome others who would like to master the latest in tech with us.

An Insider's view of ThinkMarkets

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We're definitely a hardworking bunch, and we're very passionate about what we do. The culture is dynamic and collaborative, and there's always something to work on which helps the day fly by!

Mackenzie

Corporate Recruiter

What does your typical day look like?

We start the day with a web call summarizing portfolio risks, exposures & order flow with our teams in Dubai & London. We track, measure, & report any trade issues with our clients; we’re always aware of changes in the risk profile of the firm portfolio. We're constantly checking on pricing, liquidity & execution across all our product offerings.

Pat

Senior Quantitative Analyst

What are ThinkMarkets Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
ThinkMarkets covers up to 85% of transit costs and the remaining balance can be deducted from paychecks pre-tax.
Stocked Kitchen
We have an espresso and coffee machine, tea, and snacks stocked in our kitchen!
Some Meals Provided
Free lunch catered in on Fridays!
Fitness Subsidies
ThinkMarkets provides $65 a month to each employee to use towards gym memberships or classes (yoga, barre, kick-boxing, etc.) to promote a healthy lifestyle!
Professional Development Benefits
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