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17 days ago

Senior Accountant

Interactive Brokers Group LLC Greenwich, CT

Daily accounting of the proprietary trading business segment Interaction with clearing departments in Greenwich, Switzerland and Hong… Monster


17 days ago

Senior Accountant Consolidation, Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting

Interactive Brokers LLC Greenwich, CT

Position Title: Senior Accountant Consolidation, Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting Reports to: Accounting Manager - Consolidation… Monster


17 days ago

Futures and Derivatives Compliance Officer

Interactive Brokers LLC Greenwich, CT

Interactive Brokers LLC is the fastest growing online broker in the U.S. and serves an increasingly large institutional and sophisticated individual… Monster


30+ days ago

Brokerage Systems Technical Operations Specialist

Interactive Brokers Greenwich, CT

• Monitor all aspects of the Interactive Brokers global brokerage system. • Communicate with exchanges to configure, test, and implement new… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Professional Services Representative

Interactive Brokers Greenwich, CT

• Act as liaison to Interactive Broker's top-tier clients, including financial advisers, premium retail customers, financial institutions and hedge… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Stock Loan Analyst

Interactive Brokers Greenwich, CT

The employee will be responsible for carrying out functions and goals of the Securities Lending Group as well as objectives of the organization… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Software Engineer - C++

Interactive Brokers Greenwich, CT

• Brokerage trading platform development and maintenance. • C++ software… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Compliance Assistant

Interactive Brokers Greenwich, CT

As Compliance Assistant you will manage a variety of administrative duties for the Compliance Department including: • Preparing Forms U4, Forms… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Client Administration - Institutional Services

Interactive Brokers Greenwich, CT

The candidate will use their excellent analytical and problem-solving skills to: • Act as a liaison between clients/sales/customer service and… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

User Interface Designer

Interactive Brokers Greenwich, CT

• Develop an understanding of the use cases and interactions for each new trading tool. • Create navigation maps, wire-frames, and detailed screen… Glassdoor


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    Current Employee - Programmer/Business Analyst  in  Greenwich, CT
    Current Employee - Programmer/Business Analyst in Greenwich, CT

    I have been working at Interactive Brokers full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I've been at "IB" for roughly two years after a rather tortuous journey at several large banks. There are basically two primary businesses at IB : 1. The market maker (electronic trading) and 2. The automated brokerage. I work for the latter. Probably the greatest feature (as a programmer) working for this company is that management, and management's management, are all programmers. As a result, the intricacies and difficulties of writing good code are understood by higher-ups and rewarded. For example, you will never have to waste your time explaining to a panel of bureaucrats the differences between Java and Excel at IB.
          In terms of "culture", IB is certainly a for-profit business and as a result, management does expect their employees to contribute to the business while at work. It is generally frowned upon to shop for clothes or view Facebook during the day, although I must admit that we do (gasp) discuss non-work related topics along with taking the occasional afternoon stroll down Greenwich Ave. without the least fear of managerial reprisals. At IB, There is not much emphasis on team-building field trips or pinball-matchine break rooms like some companies have, although this is not what I personally look for in an employer, especially not when the economy sours. My impression is that IB's philosophy is to reward their employees with higher salaries and bonuses, rather than the aforementioned corporate perks.
          In contrast to some of the criticisms I have read below about management being intransigent, I have found new business ideas and technology to be readily embraced here... HOWEVER, be ready to make a business case for them. The utter absence of bureaucracy means decisions are made based on risk and potential profit, i.e. rationally.

    Cons

    There are a multitude of very smart people at this company, with a wide variety of different skills and knowledge. I think that it would be beneficial to have monthly presentations on different aspects of the business or different technologies people are using. Nothing like this is ever discouraged, it's just that no one is particularly proactive about it. We are a bunch of computer nerds so we like this stuff (or at least I do).

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