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Adviser Compliance Associates LLC Accounting Specialist (FINOP) in New York, New York

The Opportunity:

The Accounting Specialist will assist the FINOP Consulting Department with the preparation of SEC/FINRA financial statements in accordance with FINRA/SEC Regulations and General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for Broker/Dealer and Investment Adviser clients.

What you'll do:

Preparation of financial reports in accordance with GAAP.

Preparation of regulatory reports, to include FOCUS, SSOI, SIS, OBS and other required reports.

Download from the accounting system reports to review and tie accounts to back up documentation.

Download and complete bank reconciliations and other statement reconciliations as needed.

Work with the internal database to add notes and items needed for the preparation of financials and regulatory reports.

Communicate with clients regarding pending items to complete financials and regulatory reports.

Responsible for reporting to senior management, including any potential or perceived violations of applicable laws, rules or Company policies.

Other tasks and duties as assigned.

To qualify for the role you must have:

Associate's degree in Accounting, Business Administration preferred

2+ years of accounting or office experience

Working knowledge of Microsoft

Ideally, you'll also have:

Working knowledge of Accounting software, Quick Books Online experience a plus

Skills and attributes for success:

Strong oral and written communications skills

Proven audit/work monitoring skills

Ability to interpret written or oral instructions received from manager

Ability to effectively and efficiently complete assigned tasks

Proven ability to handle multiple deadlines

Attention to detail

What working at ACA offers:

We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options as well as a flexible work environment. You'll also be granted time off for designated ACA Paid Holidays, Summer Fridays, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being. We also offer unique benefits such as Student Debt Forgiveness and Pet Insurance.

About ACA:

ACA Group is the leading governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) advisor in financial services. We empower our clients to reimagine GRC and protect and grow their business. Our innovative approach integrates consulting, managed services, and our ComplianceAlphatechnology platform with the specialized expertise of former regulators and practitioners and our deep understanding of the global regulatory landscape.

What we commit to:

ACA is firmly committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, which applies to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotions, training, discipline, terminations, layoffs, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and all other terms and conditions of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

ACA is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We conduct our business without regard to actual or perceived age, race, color, religion, disability, caregiver, marital or partnership status, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), ancestry, national origin and citizenship, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, sexual and reproductive health decisions, military or veteran status, creed, genetic predisposition, carrier status or any other category protected by federal, state and local law. ACA is firmly committed to a policy of non discrimination, which applies to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotions, training, discipline, terminations, layoffs, recall, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and all other terms and conditions of employment. Here at ACA, we have created a variety of programs to promote ACA’s culture of inclusivity and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute to ACA and feel that ACA is exactly where they belong.