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D.A. Davidson Companies Senior Staff Accountant, Accounting Close in Great Falls, Montana

Job Descriptions:

Summary/Function:Perform various D.A. Davidson Companies and D.A. Davidson & Co. accounting and financial analysis, functions and projects to ensure the accurate and timely recording and reporting of financial information and regulatory compliance.

Required Experience:

Qualifications:* Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or a minimum of 5- 7 years of relative professional experience.* Extensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and FINRA and SEC rules and regulations pertaining to financial reporting* Successful completion of the FINRA Operations Professional Exam (Series 99).* Strong analytical and decision-making skills, attention to detail and organizational skills.* Strong oral and written communications and human relation skills.* Excellence in business writing.* Ability to create policy and procurement documents.* Ability to govern intercompany agreements as it relates to revenue and expense sharing.* Ability to function in an automated accounting environment. Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office programs.* Ability to self-motivate and work effectively within in strict time constraints.* Ability to work independently with little supervision and collaboratively as a member of the Accounting team.* Follow policies and procedures. Maintain client confidentiality.* Capable of handling and effectively prioritizing multiple tasks and assignments to meet deadlines.* Ability to troubleshoot, solve problems, and resolve conflict.* Communicate in a clear and service oriented manner. Use appropriate, professional language and grammar to effectively exchange ideas and information.* Ability to proactively work with both external and internal clients. Relate with others in a professional manner in order to accomplish work responsibilities and objectives.* Ability to maintain regular, predictable attendance.

Duties:* Participate in the financial month end close process for D.A. Davidson & Co. to include:* Collect, analyze, balance and process data from various reports and sources for posting into the computerized general ledger system. Prepare monthly entries for posting to the general ledger as assigned.* Review and reconcile assigned accounts and post adjustments as necessary.* Analyze and evaluate financial data and prepare statements, supporting schedules and reports for review by managements.* Perform various accounting functions as assigned that lead to the production of department and firm level financial statements and reports.* Code and journalize expense, revenue and allocation items to their proper general ledger account for accurate financial statement presentation for Fixed Income Capital Markets (FICM). Reconcile various receivable and payable accounts for proper allocation, accrual and recognition of expenses and revenues.* Track Fixed Income deals and provide support with inputting monthly data. This includes identifying coding for incoming wires, setting up new deal codes, and inputting revenue and expense data in multiple systems.* Pull and validate monthly Banking profit and loss statements to be distributed to bankers. * Adjust default SID interest payment from FICM to Corporate.* Assist with compilation of data for tax returns.* Review of invoice coding for Fixed Income expenses.* Calculate quarterly bonus payments to Fixed Income Bankers.* Code and journalize expense, revenue and allocation items to their proper general ledger account for accurate financial statement presentation for Equity Capital Markets (ECM). Reconcile various receivable and payable accounts for proper allocation, accrual and recognition of expenses and revenues.* Maintain a current file for Investment Banking tracking and revenue posting. Reconcile various receivable and payable accounts for proper allocation, accrual and recognition of expenses and revenues.* Assist with posting guaranteed commissions for ECM sales reps.* Calculate and maintain spreadsheets for monthly incentive comp accruals for both FICM and ECM.* Partner with Human Capital on comp plan administration.* Assist with compilation of data for tax returns.* Provide suggestions for and assist with the design, maintenance and integrity of the general ledger and related systems.* Identify and provide suggestions for process improvements. Assist with process documentation.* Assist with audit documentation as requested.* Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts as assigned.* Assist with budget by providing inputs for the upcoming fiscal year.* Perform other duties as assigned* Assist with establishing new BETA trading inventory accounts.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Keyword: Senior Staff Accountant, Accounting Close

From: D.A. Davidson Companies

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