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Senior Accountant

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Knob Noster
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors. Branch Compensation Executes timely and accurate branch compensation which includes, Commissions, Trimester Bonus, FA P&L, branch expenses, Travel Award Program, and all other elements of Financial Advisor compensationEvolves branch compensation processes and systems to be efficient, effective, scalable, and flexibleEnsures compensation expense is accurately reflected on the financial statements.Partners with HR, Client Transition, Branch Development, Branch Real Estate, and other team to influence decision making which impact Compensation, Profitability and Expense Programs.Provides service to the branch that is consistent with firm standards for an ideal branch experienceResponsible for timely and accurate compensation for Client Transition programs to ensure financial integrity of the compensation program.Understand financial impacts and asset sharing policies in order to collaborate with Stakeholders on decisions and compensation plan approval.Build relationships and collaborate with department stakeholders to ensure work that flows between teams, departments, and divisions is completed timely and accuratelyCollaborate with the digital product team on automation opportunities.Provide adequate service to our branch teams, service areas, and internal stakeholdersEnsure adequate controls are in place and operating effectively.Complete monthly journal entries and GL account reconciliations to ensure all Compensation related expense is accurately reflected on the Firm's Financial Statements.Understand upstream and downstream impacts to decisions being made to evolve a process, make an exception, assess a production issue, etc.Identify and implement process improvements.Provide coverage across the team as needed.Minimum Years of Experience Required 5+ years experience in compensation or business related positionDegree in Accounting, Finance or Business related field requiredFinancial services industry experience preferredProficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)Proficient in Peoplesoft and Business Intelligence Tools preferredGeneral knowledge of accounting practices and principlesStrong written and verbal communication skillsAbility to identify and implement necessary controlsAbility to retrieve and analyze data from multiple sourcesAbility to solve problems, recommend and implement solutionsAbility to exercise influence without authority100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2022, published Fortune July 2022, Great Places to Work - data as of March 2022. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating. Edward Jones was recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine. The privately held firm ranked No. 2 overall, in its fourth appearance on the list.2022 Fortune Best Workplaces for Women, published September 2022, research by Great Places to Work -, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating. Edward Jones has been named to the 2022 Best Workplaces for Women list by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine, ranking No. 45.2022 Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For, published April 2022, research by Great Place to Work -, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating. For the 23rd time, Edward Jones has earned a spot on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For - ranking by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine. Edward Jones ranked No. 35 on the prestigious 2022 list.2022 Best Places to Work For LGBTQ+ Equality, Great Place to Work - in partnership with Human Rights Campaign Foundation, published Equity Magazine January 2022, data as of July 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating. Edward Jones scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) the nation's foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. The ranking designated Jones as one of the best places to work for LGBTQ+Equality.Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:Salary: $66379 - $109459Category: Headquarters

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Independence , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Knob Noster, Missouri

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