Associate Director


Accounting + Finance


New York, New York

Employment Type



A high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998 is seeking an Associate Director to join their Finance team in NYC.

Job Description:

Compensation : $100000 - $150000
Job ID : 16536

Job Function:

  • Managing the accounting close for their companies, including analysis/substantiation/analytical procedures of all balance sheet and income statement accounts including valuations
  • Assisting in managing the monthly global financial consolidation process and reviewing consolidated financial statements, including partner reports
  • Assisting in supervising the day to day output of India Shared Services and the New York accounting team  
  • Setting and monitoring quarterly performance targets and assisting in resolving any escalated issues with the team
  • Gather and analyze large data sets to facilitate improvement in the methodologies, tools, and techniques to enable the team to scale and optimize operations
  • Analyzing internal processes for improvements and collaborate with the financial technology team in developing financial automation  
  • Preparing annual financial statements while coordinating with external auditors
  • Assisting in many ad hoc and special projects

Job Requirements:

Job Requirements:

  • Public accounting experience required, private experience is a benefit but not required
  • 5 - 7 years of experience including managerial experience
  • Role will have 2 direct reports and management  of offshore shared service team
  • Manage the operating companies, including the month end close process
  • Manage accounts payable department  
  • CPA or equivalent certification
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (nested functions)
  • Knowledge of Oracle Cloud and Tableau software a plus
  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong organization skills
  • Ability to manage multiple demands and competing deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment


Disclosure:  The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.