Trade Accountant - Asset Management


Accounting + Finance


Stamford, Connecticut

Employment Type



A prominent financial services firm is looking to hire an Accountant to work on P&L and back up trading desks in their beautiful Stamford, CT office. The ideal candidate has strong communication and analysis capabilities and will be excited about working with a company that provides trading and investment solutions to global clients.    This role will be offered competitive compensation and benefits, exposure to some of the most respected professionals in the FS industry, and a number of office perks like free breakfast foods and snacks everyday, occasional catered lunches, company-sponsored events, and outdoor space to enjoy your breaks! 

Compensation : $105000 - $120000
Job ID : 28050

Job Function:

  • Monthly reconciliation of Risk/Trading system profit and loss to general ledger
  • Perform analysis to ensure accuracy of gross margin
  • Prepare and book journal entries impacting the gross margin; identifies and reconciles discrepancies that impact the gross margin
  • Prepare and allocate cost of cash usage by dept/portfolio
  • Analyze and prepare reconciliation of trade accruals, inventory and other accounts
  • Report profit and loss and mark to market attributes and movements
  • Evaluate specific business transactions for proper accounting treatment
  • Validate market valuation
  • Monitor compliance of control policies and procedures
  • Assist in the management of the preparation of the Consolidated Financial statements and reporting to external and internal parties under IFRS
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual and quarterly reporting on global basis
  • Assist in the annual external audit
  • Respond to inquiries from management, traders, and external auditors



Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 3-5 years' experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with a strong proficiency in Excel
  • Trading/Financial Services accounting experience required
  • Ability to use modern, multi-currency accounting software package
  • Previous accounting experience in commodities or hedge fund
  • Ability to work on-site 5 days a week in Connecticut


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.