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Senior Accountant, Brokerage Accounting \u0026 Controllership

Company: Fidelity Investments
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:The RoleYou will be primarily responsible for accounting and financial reporting activities supporting the Institutional brokerage organization and its corresponding legal entities. You will work closely with finance and other members of the business to process accounting transactions, streamline accounting processes and improve controls and develop improved reporting of business and legal entity results. Your month-end close activities will include preparation and creation of journal entries, account reconciliations and communicating financial statement results to management. In addition, you will prepare quarterly regulatory filings and annual financial statements.
The Expertise and Skills You Bring

  • Bachelor s Degree in Accounting, CPA and/or master s degree in Accounting preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in accounting; experience in banking, brokerage or financial services accounting preferred
  • Detail-oriented with proven understanding of business and financial concepts
  • Demonstrates proven understanding of GAAP and can apply concepts to business events and transactions
  • Audit background or experience working with auditors and preparing financial documents
  • Strong understanding of financial accounting principles and internal controls
  • Analytical, problem solving, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Hands on work style - \u201Ccan do\u201D attitude with a strong desire to make things happen
  • Teammate who takes initiative and works constructively with others to achieve team goals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform major account/cost analysis and identify/interpret trends in financial statement line items
  • Ability to build and maintain strong, constructive relationships with business partners
  • Ability to identify improvements in execution and recommend changes to policies and procedures
  • Passionate about details while maintaining a broad view of business objectives
  • Keen knowledge of financial systems and applications and multi-dimensional reporting tools
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently and meet tight deadlines at each month end and quarter end
  • Highly motivated, flexible, quality focused, teammate
  • Willingness to travel to Boston occasionally for meetings with business partnersCertifications:Company OverviewFidelity Investments is a privately held company with a mission to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients' money.Join UsAt Fidelity, you'll find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that positively impacts peoples' lives, including yours. You can take advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home. Honored with a , we have been recognized by our employees as a Best Place to Work in 2022. And you don't need a finance background to succeed at Fidelity-we offer a range of opportunities for learning so you can build the career you've always imagined.Many of our associates are continuing to work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19. When Fidelity employees eventually return to the office, our goal is for most people to work flexibly in a way that balances both personal and business needs with time onsite and offsite through what we're calling \u0022.\u0022We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at .Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Leave of Absence/Accommodation Team by sending an email to--, or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.

Keywords: Fidelity Investments, Jersey City , Senior Accountant, Brokerage Accounting \u0026 Controllership, Accounting, Auditing , Jersey City, New Jersey

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