Interactive Brokers LLC (IB) is a low cost provider of trade execution and clearing services for individuals, advisors, prop trading groups, brokers and hedge funds. IB's premier technology provides electronic access to stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds and funds on over 100 markets worldwide from a single IB Universal account.
The Staff Accountant role will be responsible for daily accounting of IB and international electronic brokerage subsidiaries of IBG. It will require a highly organized, strong analytical thinker, who enjoys problem solving and is persistent in getting to the right answer. The candidate will have opportunities to take on additional responsibilities and advance.
To do this job well, the candidate will learn operation of financial markets in the US and other countries for most tradable products: stocks, options, futures, FX, bonds, etc. This knowledge will come from on the job training. Candidates with intellectual curiosity will thrive in this role.
* 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.
* 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 and not require constant supervision.
* Prior experience with Oracle Financials a plus.
* Strong Excel skills.
* High level of attention to detail.
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