International Finance Group

Compliance Analyst

Location: New York, NY Type: Contract Job #28154 Compliance Analyst Duration:  6 months Possibility of Extension: Y Possibility of conversion to FTE: Y Working hours:  8-5 Working Location: New York [Hybrid] Role Mandate:    The Compliance Officer assists Compliance management in the effective implementation, maintenance, and administration of the Global Markets Compliance Program.  The role provides compliance advisory services, coordinates and performs ongoing risk assessments, and conducts monitoring and surveillance activities to ensure that the Compliance Program remains current and aligned with the Firm’s Enterprise-wide Compliance Program. Role Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to): •       Initiate and monitor testing related to the equities trading business •       Monitor controls that cover trade reporting, execution, and electronic communication •       Assist in policy creation and streamlining of existing procedures •       Branch inspection reviews covering the various locations the business runs out of •       Knowledge of U.S. securities rules and regulations; particularly SEC and FINRA. •       Coordinate and perform ongoing risk assessments and compliance reviews to ensure compliance policies and risk controls are operating appropriately.  Create analyses of risk assessments for LOB business group(s).  Identify and analyze factors which may affect risk mitigation and compliance with applicable regulatory requirements. •       Elevate high profile or high risk cases to the Compliance and LOB management to ensure visibility and prompt resolution. •       Perform ongoing validation of monitoring strategies to ensure appropriate governance and control.  Identify observations of trends and recommendations to optimize data. Must-Have Skills: •       College Degree •       1-3 years experience in Compliance •       Strong attention to detail, communication skills, critical thinking skills, and people/project management skills •       Willing to take initiative, ask questions, and foster an overall positive team environment Nice to Have Skills: •       Previous compliance experience at a major Financial Institution •       Previous experience with Smarts [surveillance software] •       Knowledge of U.S. securities rules and regulations; particularly SEC and FINRA.SIE EXAM   Apply Now

Marketing Manager

Location: Chicago, IL Type: Contract Job #28149 Marketing Manager Duration:  12 month contract Working hours: 8-5   Working Location: Chicago [hybrid, in office 2 days a week] Role Mandate:    Supports the marketing objectives of the U.S. Consumer Lending line of business which includes real estate-secured and non real estate secured lending. Has a strong understanding of Consumer Lending financing to produce effective and integrated marketing solutions. Creates, develops and executes cross-sell, acquisition and retention marketing plans/strategies that are consistent with brand standards and align to strategic objectives and initiatives. Manages cross-functional relationships across the business to leverage new opportunities and services and acts as a liaison between the Lending line of business and internal marketing functions to provide input into the central marketing process and ensure alignment. Role Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to): •       Assist with campaigns for non secured real estate lending products •       Preparation of flyers for ad hoc mailing campaigns •       Liaising with external agencies in order to initiate and complete physical mailing campaigns •       Working with internal partners including marketing analytics, compliance, legal, and the line of business to ensure campaigns are on track •       Working with online content to update various web portals wen web sites •       Assist in carrying out email campaigns •       Retrieving reporting as requested, and provide guidance based off analytical expertise. Must-Have Skills: •       Typically between 4 – 6 years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in Business or an equivalent combination of education and experience. •       Previous experience at a major financial institution •       Proficiency with Microsoft Suite with a focus on Teams, Outlook, Excel] •       Previous reporting experience Nice to Have Skills: •       Previous Lending experience •       Previous experience with Adobe Acrobat, Jira, or Workfront Apply Now

Staff/Senior Tax Analyst

Location: Naperville, IL Type: Contract Job #28120 Senior Tax Analyst IFG’s multi-billion-dollar client is a holding company that has grown organically and through acquisition.  They are hiring Tax Analysts responsible for preparing a variety of tax returns and related filings for multiple types of entities across C Corporations, S Corporations, Partnerships, and Trusts IFG has enjoyed a great relationship with the leaders of this organization for several years, so we know this is a great opportunity now and for years of professional growth. Description: Federal & State income and franchise tax returns, extensions and quarterly estimated tax payments   Annual tax provision calculation and ASC 74010 analysis Due diligence for acquisition targets Document and organize tax workpapers for income and franchise tax returns Maintain annual state weighted apportionment percentage schedules for all 50 states Setup and maintain electronic payment accounts for state tax payments Tax return and tax payment due dates and submissions Tax information request package for each entity Tax returns and tax estimates compliance Tax research for tax audit defense and state tax law updates Federal and state tax audit defense Fixed asset maintenance for tax books Job Requirements Bachelor’s degree in Accounting CPA preferred 1 or more years of directly related and progressively responsible tax experience Experience working with CCH Prosystem fx/Access a plus Benefits Good work/life balance Good team 401K match Good insurance PTO For immediate consideration, please email your resume to ericmaleski@ifgpr.com Apply Now

Compliance Officer

Location: Chicago, IL Type: Contract Job #28080 Compliance Officer Duration 4 months Working hours: 8:30am-5pm or 9am-5:30pm Mon-Fri Working Location: Chicago Role Mandate: The US Registrations team is looking to backfill a associate who will be leaving on mat leave in the early new year. The selected candidate will work in partnership with a senior associate and will support the team managing regulatory governance projects in accordance with FINRA requirements. Role Responsibilities: •       Registering all individuals for current roles in according with FINRA •       Monitor and ensure items such as registrations, licenses, exams, study orders, continuing education requirements are all accurate and on time •       Track and follow up on outstanding compliance requirements •       Handle ad hoc FINRA Inquiries •       Analyzing data downloads Must Have Skills: •       5 years experience within Security, Compliance and Regulatory Governance •       MS Office experience (Excel, Word etc) •       Organized and able to multitask •       Able to think outside the box when a solution is needed (candidates should be able to apply their process knowledge but then think on their feet to solve problems strategically) Nice to Have Skills: •       Bachelor’s degree or MBA •       Exposure to FINRA gateway •       Knowledge of U4/U5 forms •       Experience with National Futures Association Apply Now

HR Generalist

Location: Houston, TX Type: Contract Job #28079 HR GENERALIST Description: 8 am – 4pm Fully onsite in Houston Texas Workday experience and SAP SuccessFactors Pay $28-31/hour Under limited supervision processes moderate to complex Human Resources transactions related to employee changes and new hire information within a single area of specialty in one of the following Human Resources programs: pay benefits including retirement, leaves of absences, disability and workers compensation. As an HR Generalist you will act as a resource to Human Resources Representatives and other service center team members. Education/License/Certification: Must have Bachelors degree or some college level course-work (preference for business, human resource) Qualifications: Strong customer orientation. Ability to process transactions with accuracy. Responds professionally with accuracy and in a timely manner to new hire changes, employee requests for information and changes by processing moderate to complex Human Resources transactions pertaining to employee pay new hires terminations and personal status changes according to established policies and procedures collective bargaining agreements and laws. Enters processes and retrieves employee data to make employee changes and obtain information requested by employees. Responds to escalated employee calls and inquiries referred by HR Representatives and other HR Service Center employees. Resolves ongoing moderate to complex HR related issues and tracks employee data utilizing Human Resources information systems and call center systems including on-line mainframes information. Conducts case management as required to meet employees needs. May handle incoming employee calls as needed. Collaborates with Quality Assurance Training and Team Management to modify transaction procedures as needed and provide one-on-one training for HR Representatives and other HR Service Center employees. Consistently supports compliance and the Principles of Responsibility Code of Conduct by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information protecting the assets of the organization acting with ethics and integrity reporting non-compliance and adhering to applicable federal state and local laws and regulations accreditation and licenser requirements if applicable and policies and procedures. 1-3 years experience Apply Now

Business Reporting Analyst

Location: Brookfield, WI Type: Contract Job #28017 Business Reporting Analyst Duration: 8 Months Working Hours: 8-5 CST Working Location: Brookfield WI – hybrid (3 days a week onsite, flexibility on which days) Role Mandate: The selected candidate will be a mat leave coverage and provide professional, knowledgeable cash management advice and support to banking partners / stakeholders and their clients to drive the achievement of cash management sales and service objectives and support the delivery of the desired customer experience. Job Responsibilities: •       Leads deal teams to develop, present proposals / pitches for new opportunities. •       Leads prospecting workshops to grow business within the market. •       Applies business development strategies and collaborates with other partners to grow the business and achieve goals. •       Reviews and monitors performance of the assigned market and sales opportunity pipeline to drive results. •       Participates in deal teams to develop, present proposals / pitches for new opportunities. •       Develops an effective external network to support the identification of new business opportunities. •       Delivers exceptional customer service that builds trust through expertise, responsive service and support. •       Develops and maintains long-term, profitable relationships and expands our share of wallet with a portfolio. •       Provides subject matter expertise and assistance with complex deal structuring. •       Acts timely, efficiently, and independently, taking ownership of client satisfaction. •       May include focused calling and pipeline management activities. •       Acts as a central point of contact to answer or resolve queries. •       Advises business clients  / partners on cash management and deposits solutions. •       Provides subject matter expertise on market conditions and trends to maintain a high level of environmental awareness. •       Works jointly with partners and stakeholders to develop non-standard/negotiated pricing agreements for cash management customers. •       Provides advice and guidance to assigned business/group on implementation of solutions. •       Develops and manages banking relationships and plans for prospective clients. •       Helps determine business priorities and best sequence for execution of business / group strategy. •       Conducts independent analysis and assessment to resolve strategic issues. •       Supports the execution of strategic initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. •       Develops and manages banking relationships and plans for prospective clients. •       Acts as the prime subject matter expert for internal/external stakeholders. •       Provides oversight, monitoring, and reporting specific to assigned business group for regulatory remediation. •       Analyzes financial and related data to determine the client needs of the client for proper structuring of the Bank's products and services that meet client needs. •       Breaks down strategic problems, and analyzes data and information to provide insights and recommendations. •       Monitors and tracks performance and addresses any issues. •       Supports product change management initiatives with tasks typically focused on execution and sustainment activities. •       Plans, executes and fulfills cash management product solutions sales and services activities in alignment with standards. •       Provides product and process knowledge to stakeholders (e.g. product information, pricing, implementation timeframes, requirements, etc.). •       Identifies risks and takes appropriate actions to mitigate impacts and maintain operational integrity. •       Stays abreast of client needs, industry trends and best practices, and the regulatory environment as it relates to the products and services provided. •       Focus is primarily on business/group; may have broader, enterprise-wide focus. •       Provides specialized consulting, analytical and technical support. •       Exercises judgment to identify, diagnose, and solve problems within given rules. •       Works independently and regularly handles non-routine situations. •       Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed. Qualifications: •        5+ years of relevant experience •      Previous FI experience •       Knowledge of cash flow and working capital analysis. •       Knowledge of cash management products and services – In-depth. •       Knowledge of business investment and lending products – In-depth. •       Knowledge of Personal and Commercial banking products and services – In-depth. •       Deep knowledge and technical proficiency gained through extensive education and business experience. •       Verbal & written communication skills – In-depth. •       Collaboration & team skills – In-depth. •       Analytical and problem solving skills – In-depth. •       Influence skills – In-depth. •       Data driven decision making – In-depth. •     Advanced Excel •     Strong written/verbal communication and stakeholder management •     Excel Power Query knowledge •     SQL knowledge an asset •     Power BI experience Interview Process: First Round – 30min Teams meeting with HM and senior team members Possible 2nd round depending on 1st rounds. Format will consist of behavioral and getting to know you type questions. There may also be a take home skill testing for excel and analytical skillsets. Apply Now

Logistics Coordinator

Location: Auburn, NY Type: Contract Job #27946 Work Location: Auburn New York USA 13021 Hours: 7 – 3:30 pm 6 month contract Fully onsite Must have proficient experience in Excel PPE is required (steel toe / vest / safety glass) Description: Coordinates the organization's daily logistical and supply chain operations to meet customer requirements for delivery and accuracy of RMAs (Return Merchandise Authorizations) and shipments, including inventory control, order fulfillment, and distribution. Reviews shipping notices, bills of lading, invoices, orders, Customer Service requirements, and other records to determine priorities and shipping methods required to meet shipping and receiving schedules. Organizes warehousing for goods. Plans and schedules inbound and outbound shipments to internal or external customers based on needs, and perform audits HS diploma required 1-3 years experience Apply Now

Accounting Assistant

Location: Chicago, IL Type: Contract Job #27939 Accounting Assistant International Financial Group (IFG) Chicago is seeking a detail-oriented Accounting Assistant to join our internal accounting team. In this role, you will provide vital support to our accounting department and work closely with our Controller. This position is primarily remote, with the occasional need to come into the downtown Chicago office. Join a talented team that works with Fortune 500 companies to high-growth startups, we are a Chicago-based firm uniquely positioned as experts in accounting and finance solutions serving clients in all industries. Specializing in contract resourcing, advisory services, and direct hire recruitment, we believe in solving challenges as a team. IFG Chicago offers an entrepreneurial environment that fosters success. If you’re interested in learning more, we’d love to connect! The opportunity: Manage Accounts Receivable, Invoicing, Cash Applications, and Collections Manage Monthly Reconciliation of customer accounts and invoices in QuickBooks and Bullhorn Back Office software Assist in processing payroll and tracking payroll data Process contractor timesheets for various areas of the business Provide HR support; onboarding, benefits, and other HR duties This is a part-time position Pay is open to align with experience What you bring: 3+ years of experience in a Bookkeeping, Accounting Assistant, or similar position Associate or bachelor's in Accounting preferred Experience with Excel and QuickBooks Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and adapt to quick changes Strong attention to detail and accuracy Experience in the staffing and recruiting industry preferred but not required Bullhorn experience preferred but not required Apply Now

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