Robert Half Financial Analyst in Dallas, Texas
Description 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 detail oriented organization seeks a experience in 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 detail oriented habits Strong Microsoft 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
experience in 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
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