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Staff Accountant II

Chicago, IL · Accounting/Finance · 85000
  • Salary in the $75-85,000 range
  • Comprehensive Benefit and Retirement Programs. 
  • Growing firm. Very hands-on. High exposure to core leadership and opportunity for advancement.

The Staff Accountant II will be responsible for providing management and introducing brokers with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts, posting journal entries and preparing financial reports.  Responsible for overseeing the electronic give-up payment system, producing financial filings and preparing reconciliations.  A successful candidate will be an organized and detail-oriented critical thinker with the ability to meet deadline pressure.


  • Prepare and distribute monthly commission reports for introducing brokers
  • Prepare and record cost allocations for introducing brokers and their customers
  • Produce daily segregated and secured funds regulatory filings
  • Produce monthly 1-FR filing and all applicable schedules
  • Seek opportunities to automate the accounting and reporting processes
  • Perform general ledger account reconciliations
  • Support month-end close process
  • Prepare third party execution billing invoices
  • Manage broker requests related to commissions in an accurate and timely manner
  • Cross train and backup other accounting staff
  • Assist with 1099 reporting


Who Will Be a Great Fit for this position? 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 2 – 3 years of Futures industry experience required
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Advanced Microsoft Excel skills 
  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize duties and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic accounting processes, procedures and GAAP
  • Experience in PeopleSoft accounting software preferred

As recruiters, we are skilled in our field and understand how to match an opportunity with the individual. If you choose to send us your resume, be advised we will not share it with any employer without your permission. 

If this isn't the right position for you, please share it with someone who might be interested. In the meantime, please look at our website – we have other openings that may suit your needs!

Thank you,

Brian Hughes

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