Financial accounting for expense and revenue tracking for the Public Finance Department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to engagement accounts for municipal underwritings.
- Serve as liaison with Public Finance personnel, providing them with routine and special information, updates, and reports.
- Maintain inventory database to appropriately transfer funds (i.e. trade profit, commissions, accrued interest and cost-to-carry) from inventory to underwriting accounts. Verify accuracy of inter-office commission allocations to various engagement accounts.
- Backup for employee responsible for daily bank reconciliations.
- Verification that daily required documents from Workday are properly recorded and stored in COOL (WORM compliant) for Stephens Inc and related companies.
- Verification that supporting documents/analysis ties to Workday trial balance for Stephens and related companies.
- Record incoming funds (checks and wires) from other broker/dealers on completed municipal deals.
- Assist in monthly maintenance of RMOL.
- Monthly analysis of various departmental financial statements as assigned by management, including preparation of footnotes for management.
- Responsible for set-up, maintenance and reconciliation of fixed asset accounting system for Stephens Inc and multiple related companies.
- Assist in monthly production and distribution of departmental financial statements, including editing footnotes for financials.
- Monthly analysis of various revenue and expense accounts as assigned by management.
- Work directly with the external auditors to produce required information to complete the audit of the firm, and answer any questions they might have.
- Assist in maintaining financial reports.
- Special projects requested by management.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
- Two years of related experience and/or training
- Equivalent combination of education and experience
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
- Microsoft Excel
- Alpha-Numeric Data entry