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Senior Finance Associate

April 11, 2022

New York City, NY

Title: Senior Finance Associate

About the Company:

Chardan is an independent global investment bank specializing in healthcare, technology, SPACs and emerging growth companies. Our range of services include capital raising, merger and acquisition advisory, strategic advisory, equity research, corporate access, and institutional trading. Headquartered in New York City, Chardan is a registered broker-dealer with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is a member of the following: FINRA, SIPC, NASDAQ and the NYSE Arca, Inc. 

About the Role:

Chardan is seeking a Senior Finance Associate for a high visibility role, reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer.  This is a unique opportunity to design and implement an analytical budgeting and reporting framework, with responsibilities spanning both accounting and financial planning and analysis (FP&A). In this analytical role, this individual will work closely with the CFO and interact regularly with investment banking groups and functional department heads.

Job Responsibilities:

Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)

  • Provide design and modeling support to the budgeting and planning process; track and report consolidated and group level budgets across all revenue producing groups and functional / overhead departments; interact regularly with the organization at all levels, to support the budgeting and management reporting framework.
  • Provide recurring reporting to the executive team including budget-to-actual analysis, reforecasts, and relevant KPI’s to each business or department.
  • Assess and propose analytical framework enhancements and drive process improvement.
  • Develop and analyze revenue enhancement and cost reduction opportunities.  Serve as a key finance and accounting resource within the organization, under the guidance of CFO, and in close coordination with external FinOp and auditors. Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure of a broker-dealer / investment bank.
  • Maintain internal and external relationships with auditors, banks, vendors, etc. as necessary and appropriate.

Accounting:

  • Provide organization to the accounting function with responsibilities including accounting operations, budgeting, planning, forecasting, reporting, audits, internal controls, and contract management.
  • Review, maintain, and enforce finance-related policies and procedures for the organization; continuously assess finance processes and procedures, including controls and governance, to ensure department operations are efficient and effective.
  • Assist with the annual audit process, including developing timelines; preparing schedules; managing financial, analytical, and compliance issues.

Job Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in GAAP accounting policy and practice; CPA not required.
  • Proficient in ledger systems, including reporting tool.
  • Financial services firm experience highly valued.
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Highly organized and efficient, detail-oriented
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent judgment and discretion regarding sensitive and/or confidential information
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Friendly, positive attitude, team player
  • Professional and polished presence

To apply: Please send resumes to careers@chardan.com.

Chardan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran’s status, or any other basis protected by law.

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  • How we hire

    Chardan is always looking for strong talent to join our team. We carefully review candidate resumes on an ongoing basis. 

    If your experience aligns with our needs, a member of our team will reach out to you. Our interview process starts with phone or Zoom interviews, followed by final round interviews where you will meet with multiple members of our team from across the organization - bankers, researchers, and sector leaders. Interviewers will evaluate your knowledge and experience and overall fit with our values and culture. Unfortunately, given the volume of applicants, we are not able to inform applicants that they are not selected for an initial interview.

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace that champions and amplifies diverse talent and representation across identities that have been historically missing from Wall Street and C-suite spaces. Our team is positioned for success because of the people of color, immigrants, marginalized genders, varied faiths, varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community within it. To those wondering if they are a cultural fit, if you share these values and commitments, then yes, you are.

    Chardan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran’s status, or any other basis protected by law.

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    How will I know if I was selected for an interview?

    We do our best to keep our site updated. If you submitted a resume and haven’t heard from us for a month or so, we likely proceeded with other candidates for a particular position. For those in the interview process, we make a point to keep you informed if positions are filled.

    If I interviewed before but wasn’t selected, can I re-apply?

    Yes. If your experience is aligned with our needs, you are welcome to apply again.

    When will I hear back after an interview?

    Once interviews are completed for eligible candidates, we try to make hiring decisions quickly. Generally speaking, we’ll try to update you within two weeks of your last interview.

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