Staff Accountant - Brokerage in Plantation, FL at TradeStation

Date Posted: 4/30/2021

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Staff Accountant - Brokerage
Plantation, FL
 
TradeStation is an on-line brokerage firm seeking to level the playing field for self-directed investors and traders, empowering them to claim their individual financial edge.  At TradeStation, we're continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and relentless search for innovation.  We have built a team of amazing people who work together in a high-performance culture to provide our clients with exceptional products and services.  We offer a collaborative and flexible work environment, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and an unlimited PTO policy.
We are looking for an energetic and diligent Staff Accountant to join our Finance department. Reporting directly to the Controller, the role will support TradeStation’s broker-dealer and crypto subsidiaries. The Staff Accountant’s primary responsibilities include maintaining financial records and reports, performing account reconciliations, and assisting with monthly close and financial analysis. In addition, the person will assist in providing information to internal and external auditors. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Prepare daily cash reconciliations
  • Prepare journal entries and reconciliations for monthly financial close
  • Assist in the preparation of regulatory filings
  • Assist in the research and resolution of any issues involving accounts, records and reports generated within the department
  • Assist with gathering data and information requests in connection with external audits
  • Recommend and implement process improvements where appropriate
  • Assist with 'ad-hoc' requests
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and organization skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work and effectively communicate with all levels of management
  • Solid comprehension of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365 or similar systems
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and other Microsoft office products
  • Highly motivated, a self- starter and a team player willing to take on new responsibilities
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously in a deadline driven environment
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • BA/BS in Accounting
  • 3+ years of accounting experience required
  • Financial services industry experience, is preferred
CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Certified Public Accountant preferred