Trades Accountant

Date Posted: Jan 7
Type: Permanent
Wage: 85k +/- doe
Job Number: 6852
Location: Houston, TX

Job description
Title: Commodity Trades Paper Accountant
Type: Full Time Permanent
Salary: 85K +/-, DOE, + Parking
Location: Downtown Houston

Duties and Responsibilities:
. For paper, we need someone who understands the details of futures and swaps and how they clear including initial margin calculation and introduction to position limits.

Prepare monthly derivative journal entries, ensuring accuracy and appropriate support documentation
Assist with meeting monthly close deadlines, including derivative and financial instrument disclosure/reporting requirements
Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations
Calculation/settlement of daily margin with clearing brokers
Daily matching of all commodity transactions with clearing brokers
Reconciliation of exchange fees and broker commissions
Prepare financial statement analytics, including performance analysis and other internal reporting metrics to improve business decision making
Assist with internal and external audit requests and disclosure (footnote) preparation

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
5+ years relevant experience
Understanding of commodity trading business specifically cleared transactions
Ability to meet deadlines while handling multiple tasks and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
Strong communicator with ability to interface with other areas of the business
Strong computer skills essential; intermediate Excel user

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