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Robert Half International Financial Analyst in Dallas, Texas

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Robert Half Finance and Accounting has teamed up with a world class alternative investment firm (over $8 billion in AUM) to assist in the recruitment of a Compliance Analyst. This role will be responsible for complex compliance analysis related to legal and investment issues that affect the firm. To be considered for this role, candidates must have a degree accounting, at least passed parts of the CPA Exam and (ideally) work for a Big 4 CPA firm. This role is ideal for a candidate who wants to apply skills learned in passing the CPA Exam and doing audit BUT does not desire a traditional accounting job. The hiring manager is also open to candidates who have exposure to the asset management industry who graduated from a top tier school (GPA of at least 3.5).

IMPORTANT – to be considered for this role, please call Chris Willhite at 972-789-9590 AND reach out to Chris on LinkedIn (email your resume to Chris).

Here is a detailed job description:

The alternative investment firm is an institutional investor base includes corporations, endowments, foundations, pension funds, banks, insurance companies, and funds of funds. The firm's investment philosophies include the primacy of idiosyncratic risk management, exploring market inefficiencies, fundamental research and active investment management.

The investment firm has an immediate opening for bright, Compliance Analyst for the Legal and Compliance departments. Our professional organization seeks a qualified candidate who performs well under pressure, prioritizes effectively, and enjoys working in a very fast paced environment. The Compliance Specialist will be responsible for assisting the Legal Department in managing the firm's compliance platform, including implementation of new policies and procedures, monitoring and testing of existing and new policies and procedures and maintenance of the firm's books and records.

Responsibilities

Quarterly and annual back-testing of policies and procedures relating to, among others: best execution, allocations, personal and client account trades, valuation and fund share pricing, marketing review processes, disaster recovery, Code of Ethics procedures and records retention

Maintenance of firm restricted list and compliance with all applicable securities law and contractual transfer restrictions relating to equity trades (includes primary interface with firm trade order management system)

Reconciliation of brokerage statements relating to employee personal trades

Preparation and scheduling of compliance, proxy voting, and best execution committee meetings

Monitoring of company email and assistance with the firm's annual review

Qualifications

Bachelors degree required in Finance, Accounting (prefer CPA or parts passed)

1-3 plus years of compliance experience in corporate finance, investment advisory or corporate banking

Exposure to bank loans, bonds and equities a plus

Excellent verbal/written communication skills

Superior work ethic and professional habits

Strong MS Office and computer skills

IMPORTANT – to be considered for this role, please call Chris Willhite at 972-789-9590 AND reach out to Chris on LinkedIn (email your resume to Chris).

Requirements

  • Experience in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly preferable (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)

  • Financial planning & analysis (go-to-market experience recommended)

  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

  • Qualified in Spreadsheet and ERP system

  • Understanding of Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools required

  • Background in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly valued (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)

  • Eager problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with grace and integrity

  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

  • Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

  • Assurance Services experience

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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Salary: DOE

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: February 23, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 04120-0011714444

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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