Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IBKR) is an automated electronic broker and market maker in equities, options, futures, bonds and foreign exchange around the world. With over $15 billion in market capitalization, IBKR trades 9% of the listed equity options volume worldwide, executing, clearing, settling and accounting for over one million trades per day. The Company's brokerage operations are conducted by its Interactive Brokers subsidiaries and its proprietary market-making operations are conducted by its Timber Hill subsidiaries. IBKR employs approximately 1,200 people and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut. Interactive Brokers ("IB") is the largest U.S. broker, measured by trades, offering direct-access electronic trade execution and clearing for active traders, institutional investors, financial advisors and introducing brokers. IB serves more than 370 thousand customers in trading securities, commodities and foreign exchange in 23 currencies on over 100 market centers in 24 countries around the world. The firm leverages highly automated systems it builds for all aspects of its business to maintain a low cost base as the business expands.  Figures as of September 30, 2016. Information on the company can be found at: www.interactivebrokers.com
Interactive Brokers LLC, a Global Securities and Commodities business leader and US Broker-Dealer (BD) / Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) has an immediate need for a New Accounts Administrative Assistant in our Chicago office.
In the absence of direct industry experience, we will also consider applicants with excellent Bachelor's-level educational credentials who have some background with strong analytical and qualitative skills.
As the New Accounts Administrative Assistant , you will assist the Compliance Officer with following up on pending reports and projects on a daily basis.
Resolve administrative problems by coordinating preparation of reports, analyzing data, and identifying solutions.
Provide information by answering questions and requests
Ensure that the account opening process satisfies the client's needs via complete and through responses to account opening questions and concerns.
Correspond with clients, sale representatives and customer service representatives.
Follow internal policy and procedures when dealing with any account-related suspicious activity.
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Perform administrative and office support activities for multiple supervisors.
Update and chase delegated tasks to ensure progress to deadlines
Compose correspondence/reports for own or manager's signature
Check deadlines on incoming requests and put preliminary work in play
Process replies on own initiative or from managers' dictation or notes
Fix commitments to maximize manager's time efficiency
Set up "exception reporting" system to handle routines without supervision
Take initiative on requests and inquiries
College degree is required.
0- 2 years experience
Knowledge of the SRO, Broker Dealer and/or FCM environment.
High proficiency with desktop applications and MS Office suite of products is required.
Must be comfortable working in an automated, hands-on environment.
Excellent written and oral communication skill sets are important prerequisites.
Additional preferred Skills:
Knowledge of UNIX, SQL, Perl is a plus
Experience with an SRO, Broker Dealer or FCM
Experience within a Compliance Department, internal audit, legal or a control function of a SRO, BD or FCM.