Looking for Senior Trading Financial Analyst – Houston – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Why take a Senior Trading Financial Analyst role with this company?

  • The company is listed on the Fortune 50
  • A key part of this 10 person team
  • Beautiful Office Space
  • Work from home 1 day a week. 9/80’s
  • You love, love, love to slice and dice data and tell a STORY!
  • The company does business in 130 countries.
  • Become familiar with trading for ALL commodities!

Perks of the Senior Trading Financial Analyst t role:

  • Strong medical benefit package
  • 401-K with match
  • Pension program!!!!!!!
  • Free parking
  • Did I mention??? 9/80 and other flex schedule possibilities! Core hours are 9 to 3 pm. Come in at 6 am and leave at 3 pm!

What the Senior Trading Financial Analyst will do…

  • Generates and maintains models to support the financial statements
  • Analyzes daily trading results and activities in order to provide financial commentary and ensure transactions have been properly accounted for
  • Develops close working relationships with the finance teams of other global trading affiliates
  • Drives initiatives to improve the efficiency of the various processes undertaken by the Trading Control team with a mindset of the final deliverable always at the forefront
  • Interacts across all levels and desks of the trading organization to ensure deal structures are thoroughly understood articulate a deal’s financial implications in US GAAP and IFRS
  • Ensures the accuracy of the accounting records and invoice postings into general ledger
  • Assists with the successful implementation of a new ERP by ensuring trading activities are accurately and completely captured and documented
  • Successfully builds and maintains relationships with our external auditor to ensure audit requests are understood and responded to in a timely manner
  • Ensures the month-end close process is accurate and complete and helps to articulate the reasons why the desk results and accounting adjustments fluctuate relative to budget and prior periods
  • Supports the Trading Control Supervisor in their responsibilities and various projects or ad hoc requests

What the company needs in a Senior Trading Accountant:

  • 2+ years of experience in Finance and/or Accounting in the Energy Commodity Marketing/Trading Industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Finance and/or Accounting.
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS / US GAAP with Mark-to-Market accounting in the commodity trading business.

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