Investigator

  • NFA
  • Chicago, IL 60641, USA
Full time Accounting Finance

Job Description

When you join NFA as an Investigator, you will gain unique insight into the global derivatives industry and its regulatory framework, utilizing your critical thinking, data analysis and risk assessment skills every day.
Bring your analytical and innovative mindsets. Bring your thirst for knowledge and learning. Bring a healthy skepticism and an eye for detail.
Beginning your first day and throughout your career, you'll gain exceptional experiences, career-long and personalized learning and invaluable coaching and mentoring. We believe in nurturing talent to develop future NFA and industry leaders.
What you'll do:
You'll join a high-performing team of dedicated problem solvers to conduct financial surveillance and investigate anomalies in support of our important regulatory mission. As an Investigator, you'll review financial information, promotional material, performance information, and cash analysis with a critical eye. You'll also perform account analysis, research issues, conduct fact-finding interviews, evaluate evidence and prepare reports summarizing NFA's findings. With your team, you'll also interview and survey the public to gather or clarify information and assess the degree to which NFA should continue to track particular financial institutions. 
What we’re looking for:
Detail-oriented, driven individuals thrive in this collaborative, analytical role. If you're eager to apply your critical thinking abilities to serve a public good—supporting the integrity of the derivatives markets—and meet the qualifications below, we encourage you to apply to join our team as an Investigator.
Bachelor's degree in a business-oriented major
Nine hours of accounting, including an intermediate accounting class
Overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Ability to apply the appropriate level of professional skepticism to assignments
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Why choose NFA?
We understand how important culture is to an organization, and we pursue a culture of excellence where every NFA employee, regardless of circumstances, can succeed. Our workforce respects and celebrates each employee's diversity, unique values and abilities, all of which mold our creative approach to regulation. Most importantly, we believe that our diverse, inclusive workforce makes NFA a friendly, supportive and enjoyable place to work.