Sterling Commodities Corporation
Assisted Executive VP in preparation of financial statements, month end closings, and all monthly reporting to the CFTC, NFA and CME. Managed audit relationships between Sterling Commodities and both internal(NYMEX) and external(CFTC) regulatory agencies. Prepared daily segregated and secured statements, monthly net capital computations. Responsible for firm's compliance with AML Rules and Regulations. Responsible for all daily and monthly bank reconciliations including the maintaining of all daily transactions between exchanges and banking institutions. Proficient with the processing and booking of all clearing and trade processing activities through the use of Sungard/GMI and Rolfe & Nolan. Responsible for the end to end reconciliations of firm positions and trade bookings. Provided direct support to the trading desks with regards to bookings, positions and any customer settlement queries. Executed real-time fee calculations, automatic payment processing and online viewing of transactions via GPS System. Verified accuracy of risk and p/l required for trading. Proficient in the setup, maintenance and technical support of 2 Electronic Trading Platforms(Trading Technologies & CQG) for 120 locals. Managed all accounting responsibilities of start-up organization Monarch Capital Group, LLC(sister company to Sterling Commodities Corp.), including financial reporting and coordinating annual audit with external auditors, filings with the NASD and SEC Assisted in the implementation of a complex trading platform system with external software engineers needed for the daily trade operation of 55 day traders. Interacted with outside Fin-ops and Accountants for proper registration of the broker dealer within the guidelines of the NASD.