Staff Accountant Staff Accountant …

Akuna Capital
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Akuna Capital
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Staff Accountant
Staff Accountant Chicago, IL Staff Accountant Chicago, IL

About Akuna:

Akuna Capital is a young and booming trading firm with a strong focus on cutting-edge technology, data driven decisions and automation. Our core competency is providing liquidity as an options market-maker meaning we provide competitive quotes that we are willing to both buy and sell. To do this successfully we design and implement our own low latency technologies, trading strategies and mathematical models.

Our Founding Partners, Andrew Killion and Mitchell Skinner, first conceptualized Akuna in their hometown of Sydney. They opened the firms first office in 2011 in the heart of the derivatives industry and the options capital of the world Chicago. Today, Akuna is proud to operate from additional offices in Sydney, Shanghai, and Boston.

What youll do as a Staff Accountant at Akuna:

Akuna is seeking a Staff Accountant to join our Finance department. We are looking for a proactive, self-starter who can work independently to achieve both individual and team goals. This position will work closely with other team members from Finance, Middle Office, and Procurement. As Akuna continues to expand by opening new offices and entering new markets, this position will continue to gain exposure and experience within international accounting and the trading industry. In this role, you will:

  • Support accounts payable activities to ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoice creation and entry
  • Play a key role in the month end close process by preparing journal entries and managing various asset and liability reconciliations
  • Assist Accounting Managers with the production of monthly management and regulatory reporting
  • Seek solutions for accounting problems before presenting issues to manager
  • Assist with the external year end audit
  • Complete specific projects and other ad hoc assignments as required

Qualities that make great candidates:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or similar
  • 0-2 years of professional accounting experience
  • Experience with accounting software
  • Sound understanding of US GAAP and general ledger/month end processes
  • Proficient in MS Office software, specifically intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail oriented with a strong commitment to preparing accurate work
  • CPA preferred but not required
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333 South Wabash Avenue
26th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604

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