Financial Accounting and Distribution Specialist

Boston, MA | Contract to Perm

Post Date: 07/19/2017 Job ID: 79031 Specialty: Accounting & Finance

A leading financial services company in Boston, MA is seeking a Financial Accounting and Distribution Specialist to join their team. In this contract-to-hire role, you will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following functions within the Securities Lending Services division; timely processing of cash position estimates and investments, broker billing reconciliation, 3rd party custodian invoice processing, facilitating the payment of client earnings, and escalation of high risk breaks. The successful candidate will be able to adapt to constantly changing client parameters and investment preferences. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Financial Accounting and Distribution Specialist:
  • Ensure daily output standards, both quality and timeliness, are met
  • Assist management in ensuring proper product delivery, proper escalation and resolution of high exposure items
  • Identify and resolve workflow issues
  • Build relationships at all levels both within and outside the organization
  • Communicate professionally and constructively to effectively resolve issues in order to minimize risk and exposure
  • Challenge all processes, procedures and practices
  • Ensure adherence to all established policies, procedures and controls
  • Identify, test, and implement new processes
Requirements for the Financial Accounting and Distribution Specialist:
  • BS/BA degree in a relevant field
  • 0-1 years of industry experience, securities lending background a plus
  • An aptitude for analytical and problem resolution
  • Self-starter, proactive, and objective oriented
  • Results oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet client reporting and cash vehicle deadlines
  • High aptitude in Microsoft Excel and Hyperion
  • Working knowledge of BIDS, Keystone, and Worldview
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                      

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