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Senior Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Chicago

Website Trading Technologies

Futures Trading Platform

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Senior Accountant is responsible for supporting the day-to-day activities of the organization’s accounting functions.  The Senior Accountant supports these processes for the global organization, which includes the US, UK, Germany, Japan, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Australia and Brazil. 
This position is required to partner with all levels/disciplines within the organization so excellent verbal/written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills are a must. The selected individual must work well with others and be dependable, self-motivating, organized, and detail-oriented.


What Will You Be Involved With?
  • Month-end reporting, including preparing accruals, journal entries, and account reconciliations.
  • Manage controls and activity for all global cash accounts.
  • Manage day-to-day activities, including review of bank and accounts payable transactions.
  • Maintain office lease schedules and ROU assets and liabilities in compliance with ASC 842.
  • Analyze financial statements for discrepancies.
  • Prepare documentation for external auditors.
  • Coordinate and lead annual global audits.
  • Provide input and recommendations for process improvement within the department.
  • Streamline the month-end close process by developing processes and procedures to make it more efficient while maintaining completeness and accuracy. 


What Will You Bring to the Table?
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • CPA, 5-7 years of industry work experience.
  • Strong understanding of GAAP.
  • Hands-on experience with Oracle Netsuite.
  • Advanced skills in Google Sheets are desired.
  • Expert in Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities.
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, initiates and completes tasks with limited supervision.
  • Seeks out solutions to problems through research and ingenuity.
  • Exceptional organizational and follow-through abilities.
  • Ability to successfully manage and complete multiple projects in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work in a matrix reporting environment.
  • Ability to work in a team environment while establishing and building relationships with outside departments.


What We Bring to the Table
  • Competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, FSA, HSA, 401(k) and pre-tax transit/parking
  • Flexible work schedules – with some remote work
  • 22 PTO (paid time off) days per year with the ability to roll over days into the following year, 1 day per year available for volunteering, 2 Training days per year to allow uninterrupted professional development, 1 additional PTO day added during milestone year, robust paid holiday schedule with early dismissal, generous parental leave (for all genders and staff, including adoptive parents), and backup child and pet care as well as tutoring services
  • The company provided top-of-the-line tech resources and a tech accessories budget for monitors, headphones, keyboards, office equipment
  • Milestone anniversary bonuses
  •  Stipend and subsidy contributions toward personally-owned cell phones and laptops, gym memberships, and health/wellness initiatives (including discounted healthcare premiums and healthy meal delivery programs) 

Trading Technologies is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology platform provider to the global capital markets industry. The company’s award-winning TT® platform connects to the world’s major international exchanges and liquidity venues in listed derivatives alongside a growing number of asset classes, including fixed income and cryptocurrencies. The TT platform delivers advanced tools for trade execution and order management, market data solutions, analytics, trade surveillance, risk management, and infrastructure services to the world’s leading sell-side institutions, buy-side firms, and exchanges. The company’s blue-chip client base includes Tier 1 banks as well as brokers, money managers, hedge funds, proprietary traders, Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs), commercial hedgers, and risk managers. These firms rely on the TT ecosystem to manage their end-to-end trading operations. In addition, exchanges utilize TT’s technology to deliver innovative solutions to their market participants. TT also strategically partners with technology companies to make their complementary offerings available to Trading Technologies’ global client base through the TT ecosystem.

Trading Technologies (TT) is an equal-opportunity employer. Equal employment has been, and continues to be a required practice at the Company. Trading Technologies’ practice of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train, promote, and base all employment decisions on ability, rather than race, color, religion, national origin, sex/gender orientation, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. Additionally, TT participates in the E-Verify Program for US offices.

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