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Accountant

Nomura Asia
Hong Kong
Posted about 2 months ago Permanent Competitive
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About Instinet:

As the agency-model execution services arm of the Nomura Group, Instinet Incorporated subsidiaries provide brokerage services to clients in over 60 markets around the world. Through its advanced suite of electronic trading strategies, experienced high-touch trading group, top-ranked Commission Management services, award-winning desktop trading platform, and unparalleled access to insightful analytics, content and unique liquidity, Instinet helps institutions lower overall trading costs and ultimately improve investment performance. In the US, Instinet also offers a boutique-model Equity Research offering to assist their clients in the pursuit of alpha generation in a changing landscape. Over the course of its 50+ year history, Instinet has introduced a range of now industry-standard trading technologies, and has been an innovator at the forefront of the market's evolution. For more information, please visit www.instinet.com. 

Job Overview:

We are seeking an Accountant that will be responsible for the HK entities’ Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Financial Reporting duties.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the market data – including accounting, billing, payments and reconciliations with vendors, accruals, prepayments, and intercompany cost allocations.
  • Responsible for broker neutral revenue – including issuing invoices, receipts, managing receivables and reconciling with brokers/debtors, accruals, and revenue analysis                 
  • Preparing month end journals and financial reporting – including intercompany accounting, fixed assets ledger, balance sheet reconciliations and preparing Reporting Packs
  • Arrange soft dollar payments
  • Responsible for Finance and Operational reconciliations

Essential Skills / Experience:

  • At least 4 years work experience in similar Finance role in a large or medium size Financial Institution firm.
  • Strong knowledge of Oracle systems, Broadridge Gloss Accounting & Settlement ledgers or similar accounting & reconciliation  systems
  • University degree with major in finance or accounting – solid accounting foundation a must
  • Advanced Excel skills – use of pivot tables, excel formulas (vlookup, sumif, etc)
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and quality
  • Strong analytical and reconciliations skills
  • Team player
  • Highly committed, self-motivated, and able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work autonomously and be proactive
  • Good communication skills - fluency in English is required

Regional Disclaimers / Diversity Statement

Nomura is committed to an employment policy of equal opportunities, and is fundamentally opposed to any less favourable treatment accorded to existing or potential members of staff on the grounds of race, creed, colour, nationality, disability, marital status, pregnancy, gender or sexual orientation.

Instinet is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID  1217182
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