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2019 Summer Internship Program
FINRA is dedicated to providing you with aninternship opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in the securitiesindustry with an employer that places a high value on the professional andpersonal growth of our employees. We set the bar high we are looking forinterns that are strong academically, can bring results, and are committed toexceeding expectations. We need you to represent the highest standards ofpersonal integrity and organizational values. If you would like to contributeto our important mission and work collegially in a professional organizationthat values intelligence, integrity and initiative, then consider an Internshipwith FINRA.
We are seeking a well-qualified individualfor an Undergraduate/Graduate Internshipin our Financial Planning Departmentin Rockville, MD. The SummerInternship Program runs from May 20, 2019 through August 9, 2019. To be considered for this position, please submityour resume through our career site at www.finra.org/careers. No phone calls please.
Providegeneral assistance and support to the various sections within the FinanceDepartment, specifically Accounting Operations, Financial Reporting, and
Input data into the automated on-line accounting system.
Prepare monthly account reconciliations.
Post daily cash entries received.
Learn and utilize PeopleSoft accounting package and related modules as part of all assigned duties
Pull invoices and other supporting documentation as part of research of account reconciliations.
Assist with filing of journal entries and general organization of Finance files.
Participate in review and mailing of invoices for Finance revenue streams.
Sophomore,Junior or Senior at an accredited university.
Currently seeking a B.S. degree in Accounting, Finance or Business.
Plan to pursue career in Accounting or Finance subsequent to graduation.
Proficiency in Excel and Word preferred.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Work experience in a financial, brokerage or investment environment is a plus.
Strong work ethic, positive attitude and professional demeanor.
Effective communication, time management, and organizational skills.
Ability to work with others to meet deadlines.
Ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently and accurately.
The information provided above has beendesigned to indicate the general nature and level of work of the position. It is not a comprehensive inventory of allduties, responsibilities and qualifications required.
To be considered for our Summer InternshipProgram, please submit the following to the Internship opportunity that is thebest match to your ambitions:
A cover letter (i.e.outlining your area of interest, what you hope to achieve through this program,what you can contribute to the organization and your current GPA) and yourcurrent resume.
Note - A transcriptis not required with your initial resume submission, but those students selectedfor an interview may be required to submit a transcript at that time.
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FINRA strives to make our career site accessible to allusers. If you need a disability-related accommodation for completing theapplication process, please contact FINRA's accommodation help line at240.386.4865. Please note that this number is exclusively for inquiriesregarding application accommodations.
FINRA's Code of Conduct imposesrestrictions on employees' investments and requires financial disclosures thatare uniquely related to our role as a securities regulator. FINRA employees arerequired to disclose to FINRA all brokerage accounts that they maintain, andthose in which they control trading or have a financial interest (including anytrust account of which they are a trustee or beneficiary and all accounts of aspouse, domestic partner or minor child who lives with the employee) and toauthorize their broker-dealers to provide FINRA with duplicate statements forall of those accounts. All of those accountsare subject to the Code's investment and securities account restrictions, and new employees must comply with those investment restrictionsincludingdisposing of any security issued by a company on FINRA's Prohibited CompanyList or obtaining a written waiver from their Executive Vice Presidentby thedate they begin employment with FINRA. Employees may only maintain securities accountsthat must be disclosed to FINRA at one or more securities firms that provide anelectronic feed (e-feed) of data to FINRA, and must move securities accountsfrom other securities firms to a firm that provides an e-feed within threemonths of beginning employment.
As standard practice, employees mustalso execute FINRA's Employee Confidentiality and Invention AssignmentAgreement without qualification or modification and comply with the company'spolicy on nepotism.
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Exchange Commission (SEC), while also benefiting from the SEC's oversight. Inits role as investor guardian, FINRA is informed, but not influenced, by theindustry that it regulates. FINRA's independent regulation plays a criticalrole in America's financial systemall at no cost to taxpayers.
FINRA touches virtually every aspectof the securities businessfrom registering and educating industry participantsto examining securities firms; writing rules; enforcing those rules and thefederal securities laws; informing and educating the investing public;providing trade reporting and other industry utilities; and administering thelargest dispute resolution forum for investors and registered firms. FINRA usestechnology powerful enough to look across markets and detect potential abuses.Using a variety of data gathering techniques, we work to detect insider tradingand any strategies firms or individuals use to gain an unfair advantage.
In today's fast-paced and complexglobal economy, FINRA is a trusted advocate for investors, dedicated to keepingthe markets fair and proactively addressing emerging regulatory issues beforethey harm investors or the markets. FINRA operates from Washington, DC, and NewYork, NY, with other offices around the country.
Find out more about us and how weworkand view our current openingsat www.finra.org/careers.
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