ACCOUNTANT

  • Market
  • New York, NY, USA New York NY US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cloud9
  • 23 Apr 18 2018-04-23

In this role you will report to the Controller and be responsible for participating in the monthly close, assisting with audits and supporting the management team on projects as needed.

WHO WE ARE

Cloud9 Technologies is a voice communication and analytics platform for institutional traders.  We leverage cloud services including AWS, a wide array of web services, WebRTC, as well as advanced deep learning techniques to empower firms with the benefit of modern communication tools and enhance trader workflow with actionable voice data & analytics.    

Our company was started in 2014 by a team of motivated entrepreneurs and highly successful industry veterans that have started several businesses and taken multiple companies through public offerings.  We are well funded, with investors including J.P. Morgan, Barclays, NEX, and Point72 Asset Management. Cloud9 has been profiled in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Waters Technology.  Our award-winning technology was a named the 2017 Best Sell-Side Trading Communication System by Waters Technology for the second year in a row, recognized in the Top 10 innovative solutions of the year by the Futures and Options Industry Association, named to the CB Insights Fintech 250, and the FinTech Global RegTech 100.

By bringing together an experienced group of engineers, product managers, and industry experts, Cloud9 developed a communications platform for the trading floor of the future – offering more functionality and analytic insight than legacy hardware at a fraction of the cost.  We’re a group of pioneers who enjoy solving challenges and building disruptive technology – and we’re looking to hire the best and brightest.

Join our team to contribute to the development of the most secure, compliant, and reliable communications platform in the financial services industry.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

In this role you will report to the Controller and be responsible for participating in the monthly close, assisting with audits and supporting the management team on projects as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with monthly close procedures and account reconciliations,
  • Assist in preparation of monthly management reports and accompanying schedules, worksheets and narratives, including “Budget vs. Actual” variance reports.
  • Assist in providing follow-up and documentation of significant variances.
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Maintain sub ledger/general ledger interface database for billing, inventory, etc.
  • Contribute to department and organization special projects as assigned

THE RIGHT BACKGROUND

Qualifications/Experience:

  • 2 to 4 years general accounting and/or audit experience.
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) 
  • Thorough understanding of Financial Statements and financial reporting, including consolidations and foreign currency translations/transactions
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Located in or around the New York / Tri-State area
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills
  • Understanding of data analysis, budgeting and forecasting
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office, especially excel
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of major accounting software packages for general ledger and financial reporting.
  • Familiar with relational database concepts and strong understanding of systems and applicability of financial reporting systems and Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Ability to further develop and optimize financial reporting modules for scaling the business
  • Process oriented with sense for automation and innovation
  • Ability to participate in and deploy end user training
  • Oracle/ NetSuite preferred but not required
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills

EDUCATION and TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • CPA required

 

Cloud9 Technologies LLC values diversity of culture and thought and seeks talented, qualified employees in all its locations around the world regardless of race, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other protected classification under country or national law.