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Accountant

at Kforce in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

A Kforce client is seeking to hire an Accountant in Newark, Delaware (DE).Summary:The organization’s objectives are to explain the path that critical data follows, improve data quality, reduce ambiguity and inconsistent terminology, enhance transparency, rationalize the number of replicated data assets, improve firmwide-sharing of information, and best practices. The Accountant serves as the governing body to create firmwide standards that drive consistent data management practices, develop technologies, and processes to support data management processes. You will partner with lines of business and functional groups to embed data management best practices and capabilities, ensure sustainability by refining, measuring, and improving the firm’s ability to manage data.Responsibilities include: * Daily validation of bond prices * Accountant will work with pricing vendor and technology team to resolve issues and ensure production is successful * Generate and maintain month-end Index rebalance and composition reports by garnering information on new bond issuance and auction/buy-back activities * Accountant will complete all daily and monthly tasks within deadline * Resolve client queries promptly and professionally * Accountant will participate and present in internal monthly team meetings * Escalate all issues promptly and effectively to supervisor * Bachelor’s degree with preference in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field * 1-3 years of experience in Fixed Income, Fund Valuation, Pricing, or other related roles * Demonstrate an understanding and interest in bonds/financial markets and products * Knowledge of industry activities – particularly corporate actions, index benchmarking, stock markets, and fixed income products * Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, including pivot tables and VLOOKUP’s * Analytical/problem solving skills and attention to detail * Self-motivated and proactive with the proven ability to work accurately and under pressure to meet deadlines * Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate within a team environment and interact across departments * Ability to work independently and multi-task in a fast-paced environment * Demonstrate customer focus and follow-up skills * Ability to work until 7PM EST and US holidays for global market close operations * Pricing vendor knowledge, i.e., Bloomberg, Reuters is a plus * Strong database/SQL knowledge is a plus Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours

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Job Posting: JC220658720

Posted On: Aug 07, 2022

Updated On: Aug 22, 2022