Senior Accountant, Brokerage Accounting \u0026 Controllership Job at Fidelity TalentSource LLC, Smithfield, RI

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  • Fidelity TalentSource LLC
  • Smithfield, RI

Job Description

Job Description:

Senior Accountant, Brokerage Corporate Accounting

The Senior Accountant on the Brokerage Corporate Accounting Team is a key member of the team accountable for financial accounting of the Fidelity Brokerage and Fidelity Wealth organizations. The organizations goal is to help customers invest towards their financial goals, develop a comprehensive plan for retirement and feel protected in times of need.

You will be primarily responsible for accounting and financial reporting activities supporting Fidelity Brokerage and Fidelity Wealth organizations and its corresponding legal entities. You will work closely with finance and other members of the business to process accounting transactions, streamline accounting processes and improve controls and develop improved reporting of business and legal entity results. Your month-end close activities will include preparation and creation of journal entries, account reconciliations and communicating financial statement results to management. In addition, you will prepare quarterly regulatory filings and annual financial statements.

The Expertise We re Looking For

  • Bachelor s Degree in Accounting, CPA and/or master s degree in Accounting preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in accounting; experience in banking, brokerage or financial services accounting preferred
  • Diligent with proven understanding of business and financial concepts
  • Demonstrates solid understanding of GAAP and can apply concepts to business events and transactions
  • Audit background or experience working with auditors and preparing financial statements

The Skills You Bring

  • Strong understanding of financial accounting principles and internal controls
  • Analytical, problem solving, and detail oriented
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Hands on work style - \u201Ccan do\u201D demeanor with a strong desire to make things happen
  • Great teammate who takes initiative and works constructively to achieve team goals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform major account/cost analysis and identify/interpret trends in financial statement line items
  • Ability to create and maintain strong, constructive relationships with business partners
  • Ability to identify process improvements and recommend changes to policies and procedures
  • Passionate about details while maintaining a broad view of business objectives
  • Keen knowledge of financial systems and applications and multi-dimensional reporting tools
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently and meet tight deadlines at each month end and quarter end
  • Highly motivated, flexible, quality focused, great teammate

The Value You Deliver

  • Working closely with various business partners to ensure the financial results are accounted for accurately and properly
  • Ensuring processes and controls are appropriate and well documented
  • Preparing insightful analysis and compiling accurate information to respond to questions from management, auditors and business partners
  • Responsible for the annual financial statements and coordinating interim/annual audits with the external auditors and regulators
  • Enhancing reporting packages and current processes to create efficiencies where possible
  • Participating in the development and completion of special projects as assigned

How Your Work Impacts the Organization

As a member of Fidelity s Corporate Accounting team, you play a key role for the company, protecting the firm s assets through our work in financial accounting, internal controls, financial transactions and legal entity reporting.

Company Overview

Fidelity Investments is a privately held company with a mission to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients money.

Join Us

At Fidelity, you ll find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that positively impacts peoples lives, including yours. You can take advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home. Honored with a Glassdoor Employees Choice Award, we have been recognized by our employees as a Best Place to Work in 2023. And you don t need a finance background to succeed at Fidelity\u2014we offer a range of opportunities for learning so you can build the career you ve always imagined.

At Fidelity, our goal is for most people to work flexibly in a way that balances both personal and business needs with time onsite and offsite through what we re calling \u201CDynamic Working\u201D. Most associates will have a hybrid schedule with a requirement to work onsite at a Fidelity work location for at least one week, 5 consecutive days, every four weeks. These requirements are subject to change.

We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at fidelitycareers.com.

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.

Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Accommodation Team by sending an email to accommodations @fmr.com, or by calling

800-835-5099

, prompt 2, option 3.

At Fidelity, we value honesty, integrity, and the safety of our associates and customers within a heavily regulated industry. Certain roles may require candidates to go through a preliminary credit check during the screening process. Candidates who are presented with a Fidelity offer will need to go through a background investigation and may be asked to provide additional documentation as requested. This investigation includes but is not limited to a criminal, civil litigations and regulatory review, employment, education, and credit review (role dependent). These investigations will account for 7 years or more of history, depending on the role. Where permitted by federal or state law, Fidelity will also conduct a pre-employment drug screen, which will review for the following substances: Amphetamines, THC (marijuana), cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine.

Certifications:

Company Overview

Fidelity Investments is a privately held company with a mission to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients money.

Join Us

At Fidelity, you ll find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that positively impacts peoples lives, including yours. You can take advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home. Honored with a , we have been recognized by our employees as a top 10 Best Place to Work in 2024. And you don t need a finance background to succeed at Fidelity\u2014we offer a range of opportunities for learning so you can build the career you ve always imagined. blends the best of working offsite with maximizing time together in person to meet associate and business needs. Currently, most hybrid roles require associates to work onsite all business days of one assigned week per four-week period (beginning in September 2024, the requirement will be two full assigned weeks).

At Fidelity, we value honesty, integrity, and the safety of our associates and customers within a heavily regulated industry . Certain roles may require candidates to go through a preliminary credit check during the screening process. Candidates who are presented with a Fidelity offer will need to go through a background investigation, , and may be asked to provide additional documentation as requested. This investigation includes but is not limited to a criminal, civil litigations and regulatory review, employment, education, and credit review (role dependent). These investigations will account for 7 years or more of history, depending on the role. Where permitted by federal or state law, Fidelity will also conduct a pre-employment drug screen, which will review for the following substances: Amphetamines, THC (marijuana), cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine.

We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at .

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.

Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Accommodation Team by sending an email to

accommodations@fmr.com

.

Job Tags

Interim role, Work from home, Flexible hours, 1 day per week,

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