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Senior Accountant

Employer
Liquidnet
Location
New York, USA
Salary
$90,000 - $110,000
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Group Overview

The TP ICAP Group is a world leading provider of market infrastructure.

Our purpose is to provide clients with access to global financial and commodities markets, improving price discovery, liquidity, and distribution of data, through responsible and innovative solutions.

Through our people and technology, we connect clients to superior liquidity and data solutions.

The Group is home to a stable of premium brands. Collectively, TP ICAP is the largest interdealer broker in the world by revenue, the number one Energy & Commodities broker in the world, the world's leading provider of OTC data, and an award winning all-to-all trading platform.

The Group operates from more than 60 offices in 27 countries. We are 5,300 people strong. We work as one to achieve our vision of being the world's most trusted, innovative, liquidity and data solutions specialist.

Role Overview

We are seeking a dedicated Senior Accountant to join our General Ledger team at Liquidnet, an agency execution specialist within TP ICAP Group. In this role, you will manage the accurate and timely closing of approximately 35 entities across the US, Canada, and South America, in line with TP ICAP accounting deadlines. Your primary responsibilities include preparing and maintaining monthly journal entries, reconciling general ledger account balances, and analyzing trends, costs, and revenues for supervisor review. You will collaborate closely with FP&A and Business Partner teams and play a key role in process improvements and automation within the General Ledger team. Additionally, you will work on cost analysis, liaise with auditors, and support smooth transitions for newly acquired companies as they integrate into TP ICAP systems and processes.

Role Responsibilities
  • Oversee the monthly close of TP ICAP Americas legal entities, managing the accounting operations of approximately 35 entities across the US, Canada, and South America.
  • Maintain and record monthly journal entries in the general ledger, including intercompany transactions, fixed assets, cash, FX gains and losses, prepaid and accrued expenses, and deferred and accrued income.
  • Conduct in-depth analysis and reconciliation of general ledger account balances using supporting documentation.
  • Prepare and compile monthly reports for finance clients and stakeholders outside of finance.
  • Evaluate trends, costs, revenues, and financial commitments for supervisory review, providing actionable insights.
  • Work with accounting teams across various offices within the US, Asia, and EMEA to manage and streamline intercompany activities.
  • Coordinate closely with compensation teams to ensure accurate allocation and recognition of revenue and costs by broker and desk.
  • Provide comprehensive commentary and insights on monthly and year-to-date performance to FP&A and Business Partner teams, comparing against prior periods.
  • Drive continuous improvements within the Financial Reporting team, identifying opportunities to enhance work processes and efficiency.
  • Facilitate smooth transitions for newly acquired companies into TP ICAP systems and processes, providing accounting support and guidance.
Experience / Competences

Essential
  • 2-5 years of experience working in a finance department with a strong understanding of US GAAP and IFRS accounting standards for effective general ledger accounting.
  • Proficiency in preparing and maintaining monthly journal entries, including intercompany transactions and cash accounts.
  • Advanced skills in analyzing and reconciling general ledger account balances with supporting documentation.
  • Ability to generate and compile monthly financial reports for clients within finance and outside finance.
  • Strong capability in evaluating financial trends, costs, revenues, and commitments for supervisor review.
  • Excellent communication skills for liaising with accounting teams across global offices.
  • Competence in coordinating with compensation teams for accurate revenue and cost allocation by broker and desk.
  • Intermediate Excel skills, including PivotTables and VLOOKUP, for data analysis and financial reporting.
  • Familiarity with accounting systems such as Oracle, HFM, or similar platforms.
Desired
  • Solid experience supporting the financial integration of newly acquired companies into existing systems and processes.
  • Familiarity with cost analysis and experience working with auditors for financial compliance.
  • Reasonable continuous improvement mindset focused on enhancing accounting processes and workflow efficiency.
  • Knowledge of financial data visualization and reporting tools for presenting data effectively to stakeholders.
  • Experience working with compensation teams for accurate cost management and allocation.
  • General understanding of market trends and conditions within the financial industry.
Annual Salary: $90,000 - $110,000

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Not The Perfect Fit?

Concerned that you may not meet the criteria precisely? At TP ICAP, we wholeheartedly believe in fostering inclusivity and cultivating a work environment where everyone can flourish, regardless of your personal or professional background. If you are enthusiastic about this role but find that your experience doesn't align perfectly with every aspect of the job description, we strongly encourage you to apply. You may be the ideal candidate for this position or another opportunity within our organisation. Our dedicated Talent Acquisition team is here to assist you in recognising how your unique skills and abilities can be a valuable contribution. Don't hesitate to take the leap and explore the possibilities. Your potential is what truly matters to us.

Company Statement

We know that the best innovation happens when diverse people with different perspectives and skills work together in an inclusive atmosphere. That's why we're building a culture where everyone plays a part in making people feel welcome, ready and willing to contribute. TP ICAP Accord - our Employee Network - is a central to this. As well as representing specific groups, TP ICAP Accord helps increase awareness, collaboration, shares best practice, and holds our firm to account for driving continuous cultural improvement.

Location
USA - 200 Vesey Street - New York, NY

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