Role details

Senior Accountant

Stamford   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Senior Accountant Urgent Hire!
  • Global Commodities Firm Seeking Accounting Professional

About Our Client

Our client, a global, Fortune-500 company, is one of the world's best known commodity houses. With an office based in the lower Fairfield County, CT area serving as the firm's US Hub, our client is always seeking for exceptional talent that can continue to build their large platforms.

The commodity firm has operations in all energy's and metals.

Job Description

  • Reconciliations of accounts and daily journal entries to record trading activity
  • Perform detailed review of balance sheet and P&L to ensure compliance with Group reporting requirements. Update monthly schedules and reports and provide commentary to Senior Management on monthly results
  • Reconcile month end accounting P&L to Trade P&L
  • Reconcile futures brokerage accounts monthly
  • Review and test inventory reconciliation between Accounting System, Trading System, and third party statements monthly
  • Reconcile month end inter-company
  • Assist with both internal and external audits for the business which includes coordinating the requirements being pushed to other functional areas.
  • Continuously looking to automate and streamline processes and procedures.
  • Work collaboratively with the functional support groups to ensure adequate controls through the trade initiation to cash process and straight through processing to the ledger where possible.
  • Responds to inquiries from a wide variety of sources for the purpose of facilitating communication and/or providing guidance among several parties; and providing information and/or referral for addressing inquiry.
  • Work closely with Middle Office and Risk to validate mark-to-market pricing against observable market data. Review and document physical inventory, equity, and open contract mark-to-market reports, including calculations, pricing, and valuation adjustments

The Successful Applicant

Ideal candidates will preferably have experience in commodities, as well as:

- 3-5 years accounting experience

- Public/private mix

- Excel proficiency

- Team Player

- Excellent communication skills

- CPA, or in progress, prefered

What's on Offer

Great opportunity to join leading hedge fund working with senior management. Please apply for immediate consideration.

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