New Accounts Documentation Specialist

  • Competitive
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Interactive Brokers
  • 18 Apr 19

New Accounts Documentation Specialist

Job Description and Responsibilities

Interactive Brokers seeks an entry level individual that is hard working, detail-oriented, a quick learner, careful and a problem solver. The ideal person will be able to work well in a team environment. This position requires excellent coordination and strong customer service focus. The New Accounts Documentation Specialist is responsible for but not limited to:

  • Conducting background checks, due diligence reviews and various AML/KYC checks in compliance with firm policies and procedures.
  • Thoroughly reviewing customer accounts and various documentation related to account approvals and maintenance.
  • Assist the compliance officer daily with gathering the necessary documentation and information for new account applications.
  • Quickly process documentation related to account maintenance tasks.
  • Cross reference multiple databases for potential objectionable client matches.
  • Collaborate with other cross functional teams to assist with account approval and maintenance.


  • BS or BA required
  • PC Skills - MS Office
  • Registrations: FINRA Series 7, 6, 63 a plus
  • Fluency in foreign languages is a plus, preferably Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic

The ideal candidate is a holistic thinker who can make quick decisions based on risk and is very task oriented. Ok with routine, the ideal candidate can efficiently pivot and think out of the box when required.
  • Detail-oriented
  • Quick learner
  • Natural problem solver
  • Decision-making ability
  • Organized and excellent communicator
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Works independently but is a team player
  • Multi-tasking in a fast paced environment

Company Overview

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (IEX: IBKR); is a direct access electronic broker catering to the needs of professional and frequent traders, institutional investors, financial advisors, and introducing brokers. Our clients have access to more than 120 market centers in 31 countries from a single account. We are the lowest cost provider of brokerage services and the largest U.S. electronic broker based on daily average revenue trades executing 950,000 trades per day.¹ Our employees are part of a dynamic, multinational, fast-paced, results-oriented team working to provide our customers with state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and sophisticated risk management tools.

¹Figures as of December 31, 2018.