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Senior Staff Accountant

Chicago, IL Full-Time Finance

Diversified. Resilient. Dynamic.

Marex is a global financial services platform, providing essential liquidity, market access and infrastructure services to clients in the energy, commodities and financial markets.

The Group provides comprehensive breadth and depth of coverage across four core services: Market Making, Clearing, Hedging and Investment Solutions and Agency and Execution. It has a major franchise in many major metals, energy and agricultural products, executing around 50 million trades and clearing 205 million contracts in 2022. The Group provides access to the world’s major commodity markets, covering a broad range of clients that include some of the largest commodity producers, consumers and traders, banks, hedge funds and asset managers.

With more than 35 offices around the globe, and over 2,000 dedicated people enabling access to exchanges and technology-powered services.

For more information visit www.marex.com

Purpose of Role:

The Senior Staff Accountant is responsible for assisting with the daily and monthly operations of the finance department.

Marex has unique access across markets with significant share globally both on and off exchange. The depth of knowledge amongst its teams and divisions provides its customers with clear advantage, and its technology-led service provides access to all major exchanges, order-flow management via screen, voice and DMA, plus award-winning data, insights, and analytics.

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the preparation of daily and month-end reconciliations for the futures activity between the general ledger (GL) and various external depositories and/or internal bookkeeping systems, such as, clearing organizations, carrying brokers, banks, and customer activity within the XTP bookkeeping system.
  • Responsible for the timely resolution of any differences identified on these reconciliations including the input of entries into the GL SUN and/or XTP.
  • Assist and provide back up support for client and producer FCM related interest payout computations including the set up of rates, debiting/crediting amounts in XTP, accrual of monthly amounts and responding to various inquiries regarding these items.
  • Active involvement with the monthly commission payout calculation process including the brokerage receivables calculations and collection process.
  • Prepare miscellaneous daily reports for management, including ad hoc reporting and data analysis.
  • Review existing departmental policies and procedures, and institute updates where needed.
  • Ensuring compliance with the company’s regulatory requirements under the SEC, FINRA, NFA, CFTC and other applicable exchanges.
  • Adhere to the operational risk framework for your role ensuring that all regulatory or company determined parameters are complied with.
  • Role model for demonstrating highest level standards of integrity and conduct and reflecting Company Values.
  • At all times complying with Marex’s Code of Conduct.
    • To ensure that you are fully aware of and adhere to internal policies that relate to you, your role or any other activities for which you have any level of responsibility.
    • To report any breaches of policy to Compliance and/ or your supervisor as required.
    • To escalate risk events immediately.
    • To provide input to risk management processes, as required.

The Company may require you to carry out other duties from time to time.

Competencies, Skills and Experience:

Competencies

  • Demonstrates curiosity.
  • Resilient in a challenging, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to take a high level of responsibility in a fast pace and high-volume environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Excels at building relationships, networking and influencing others.
  • Strategic collaborator with insight and agility, able to anticipate future challenges, ensuring operational effectiveness.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in accounting.
  • Experience in the Financial Service Industry.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Proficient with computers and applicable software.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft or similar Oracle G/L, 
  • XTP back-office systems experience  is a plus.
  • Expert level ability with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience writing reports, correspondence, and procedures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in a regulated environment and knowledge of the risk and compliance requirements associated with this.

Marex is fully committed to the elimination of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the differences that a diverse workforce brings to the company.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law.

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