Job Description

Reference # : 17-04597Title : Accounting Finance Business Support for Capital Markets
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Direct Placement
Experience Level : Start Date : 05/15/2017
Description
Accounting Finance Business Support for Capital Markets

Be a part of creating the right solutions. Eclaro is looking for an Accounting Finance Business Support for Capital Markets for our client in New York, NY.

Eclaro’s client is one of the world's largest financial institutions, committed to providing the tools and services that bridge the gap between customers and their goals. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Accounting Finance Business Support will join the Global Credit and Special Situations (GCSS) Finance team, which is part of the CFO organization. The primary focus of the team is to support the Credit Sales and Trading business through the implementation and execution of key control processes, including legal financial books and records, valuations control, regulatory matters, forecasting, P&L explain, and balance sheet analysis.

The Credit business is comprised of three trading desks: Investment Grade, High Yield and Index Trading. The desk trades in a range of products including Corporate Bonds, Preferreds, CDS, CDX, Tranche and Options.

The team’s business partners include the Credit trading desk, Middle Office and Operations, Enterprise Capital Management (ECM) and SEC/Regulatory reporting. Key priorities for the team include proactive execution of controls, accurate reporting and analysis of financial results, and forging strong relationships with business partners to assist in decision-making.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
  • Financial reporting and disclosures
  • General ledger close and reconciliations
  • Management reporting and analysis
  • Regulatory capital disclosures
  • Price Testing
  • Sector Analysis
  • Stress Test and Forecasting
  • Process analysis, documentation of policies and procedures, and evidencing of results
  • Trading desk support, including interpretation of accounting policies and ad hoc reporting

Throughout the tenure of the role, you should gain exposure and acumen in the Global Markets/FICC area of the organization and develop or improve the following skills: GAAP (with a focus on Fixed Income), Management and Regulatory/SEC reporting, as well as written and oral communication skills.

EDUCATION AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Bachelor’s Degree, required - Accounting/Finance, preferred
  • 1-4 years of financial industry/banking experience
  • Previous financial reporting/disclosures, General ledger close and reconciliations experience
  • Strong financial analytics experience
  • Advanced experience/skills with Excel and complex spreadsheets
  • Ability to work both independently and as team member
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities (Excel/Essbase)
  • Oracle / Eledger or equivalent experience, preferred

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
  • Global Markets experience (FICC preferred)
  • Experience with Bloomberg or Hyperion
  • Ability to be control-focused, analytical, team-oriented, take initiative, and be comfortable with complex products
  • Analytical Abilities/Financial Acumen/Problem-solving
  • Ability to effectively work with others/Business Partnering
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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