Controller, Equities/Options in Fort Lauderdale, FL at TradeStation

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

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Job Description

Controller, Equities/Options
​Plantation, FL
 
This position will be responsible to assist the Financial Operations Principal (“Fin Op”) with all industry mandated broker dealer financial reporting requirements including calculation and reconciliation of daily, weekly and monthly financial reports. In addition, the position will assist with monitoring firm liquidity and with ad-hoc requests, both brokerage and entity-related.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 
  • Manage broker-dealer monthly closing process including preparation / review of all broker-dealer monthly reconciliations
  • Prepare weekly 15c3-3 customer reserve calculations
  • Review and analysis of monthly P&L
  • Preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Monitoring of firm’s daily liquidity management
  • Coordination of all internal and external audits
  • Preparation of monthly FOCUS / 1FR-FCM reports
  • Assist in the preparation of annual financial statements
  • Analyze and evaluate financial data and assist in the research and resolution of questions and/or problem items relating to accounts, records and reports generated within the department.
  • Manager of staff accountants

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: 
  • Must possess strong analytical and organization skills and a broad-based brokerage and financial background
  • Proficiency in Excel and other MS office applications as well as knowledge of Great Plains
  • Highly motivated, a self-starter and a team player willing to take on responsibilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently on diverse assignments, as well as organize and prioritize workload to ensure multiple deadlines are met
  • Ability to work and effectively communicate with all levels of management and maintain the utmost confidentiality
  • Must be flexible and meet commitments in a fast-paced environment

 
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelors in accounting or finance
  • 7-10 years of accounting experience; at least 3 years of broker-dealer experience

 
CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED: 
  • Series 27 license required