This position will report to the Chief Administrative Officer of the holding company and will have direct interaction with personnel at all levels of the organization, including the company’s owners and other senior officers. The Candidate will work on a broad range of challenging and sophisticated matters, and will have a high degree of responsibility.
We are seeking an individual with a proven track record of operating effectively across functional boundaries, building and sustaining external and internal relationships, while using seasoned judgment, coupled with excellent financial acumen and integrity. Candidate must be a “hands on” manager who is “good with numbers,” understanding the financial details and translating them into operational and strategic opportunities, and must also be adaptive to the changing needs of the organization.
Specific duties include:
Direct the holding company’s external reporting process, including filings with the SEC, FINRA and SIPC, ensuring proper accounting practices under U.S. GAAP.
Provide sound accounting guidance to the holding company’s business units and corporate functions; ensure consistent application of group accounting policies.
Coordinate and resolve technical accounting matters; maintain primary relationship with the company’s external auditors.
Oversee the monthly financial consolidation and management reporting processes.
Participate as an active, contributing team member in all significant business development activities; assist with any related integration activities.
Establish and update the company’s global accounting policies and procedures.
Coordinate and direct the preparation of the corporate budget and financial forecasts, and provide monthly executive reports analyzing variances between actual and budget.
Conduct formal divisional balance sheet reviews at all significant locations and address any financial reporting matters identified.
Foster strong communications and teamwork between all operating groups.
Perform special projects and ad hoc analysis as needed.
Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field.
Minimum 10 years of experience in accounting / financial reporting. Small company experience a plus. Previous experience as a controller required.
CPA and prior Big 4 public accounting experience required, securities brokerage / financial services industry background preferred.
Capital raising experience a plus.
Experience in supervisory role and ability to lead teams.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Additional Salary Information: The Company offers a highly competitive base pay and benefits package, as well as incentive compensation, which includes equity in the firm. Benefits include company-sponsored medical and dental plans as well as a 401(k) plan with company matching contribution. Breakfast and lunch provided.