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Assistant Controller/Accounting Manager

Securities America, Inc. La Vista, NE

Job Description

This position is responsible for assisting the Controller with management of the accounting department and with the preparation and analysis of the financial statements for all SAFC companies.  

Job Duties/Tasks:
This position is responsible for, but not limited, to the following:

  1. Assist in managing the daily activities of the accounting department and staff including scheduling and assigning work, ensuring accuracy and quality of work, conducting performance evaluations and handling employee issues and discipline
  2. Assist the firm’s Controller in communicating and implementing strategies, policies, procedures and systems to ensure efficient and effective operations
  3. Interact with internal, external and regulatory auditors and provide information as required
  4. Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement reviews including write-ups regarding variance analysis for leadership
  5. Review and approve journal entries, ACH’s, check deposits and positive pay banking items to maintain SOX compliance
  6. Prepare monthly Net Capital computation per FINRA regulations
  7. Represent the department in disaster recovery and business continuity planning including testing of systems as required
  8. Represent the department as a subject matter expert in corporate projects and strategic initiatives
  9. Responsible for training new and promoted employees
  10. Head up and complete special projects as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or other business-related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years related Accounting experience preferred
  • 6-12 months securities or related industry experience preferred
  • Ability to obtain Series 27 license within 12 months
  • Series 7 license preferred
  • Ability to analyze data and resolve discrepancies
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers, customers, and various business contacts in a courteous and professional manner
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to implement organizational and department goals
  • Ability to review and revise processes and procedures
  • Ability to be at work on a regular basis
  • Knowledge of supervisory techniques to accomplish instruction, motivation, and training of personnel
  • Knowledge of basic accounting terms, practices and principles; consolidated financial statement preparation
  • Knowledge of fixed asset and capitalization and corporate, sales and property taxes
  • Skill in operating various office equipment such as a personal computer, fax machine, copier, etc.
  • Skill in utilizing various software packages such as  Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Access and Accounting software programs
  • Skill in verbal and written communication



Job Details

Date Posted November 9, 2018
Date Closes December 9, 2018
Located In La Vista, NE
Department Accounting
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 11-3031.01 Treasurers and Controllers
Zipcode 68128
Name Human Resources
Address 12325 Port Grace Boulevard
City, State and Zip LaVista, NE 68128
Phone 1-800-747-6111
FAX 402-384-7589

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Casual Dress
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Dry Cleaning / Laundry
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Fitness Classes
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Holiday Party
  • Massage Therapy
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • And More ...