DRW is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm. We trade our own capital at our own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world. As the markets have evolved over the past 25 years, so has DRW – maximizing opportunities to include real estate, cryptoassets and venture capital. With over 900 employees at our Chicago headquarters and offices around the world, we work together to solve complex problems, challenge consensus and deliver meaningful results. It’s a place of high expectations, deep curiosity and thoughtful collaboration.

As Senior Accountant, you will have an opportunity to rapidly develop your accounting and analysis skills in a fast-paced and technology-driven environment that is made of up a diverse set of trading businesses and other private investments. 

What you will be working on:

  • Perform daily and monthly General Ledger functions such as cash and trading account reconciliation and income and expense accruals
  • Lead month-end close process over several legal entities
  • Monthly and annual preparation of financial statements in accordance with GAAP
  • Perform system entries for incoming and outgoing foreign and domestic wires
  • Perform cheque-signing
  • Serve as backup in Controller’s absence
  • Assist in annual financial audits – prepare year end work papers
  • GST/QST reporting
  • Assist in Costing analysis
  • Project manage projects as needed
  • Create ad-hoc reports as needed

What you will need for this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; CPA preferred
  • 4-7 years of public or corporate accounting experience
  • IT services industry experience a plus
  • Strong experience creating reports in Excel
  • Previous experience working with Great Plains preferred
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP
  • Solid work ethic, very detail oriented
  • Able to prioritize, multi-task and handle changing priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (French is an asset)

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