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.

DRW is currently seeking an Accounts Assistant to work closely with our Global Accounting team as well as our trading and operational teams in our London office. 

What you’ll do:

  • Verify and match invoices against purchase orders in the eRequester purchasing system
  • Process non-purchase order invoices in the purchasing system
  • Utilize Concur (travel & expense system) to process expense reports
  • Coordinate with Purchasing team to resolve billing issues and any outstanding questions
  • Create new supplier records in MS Dynamics Great Plains accounting system
  • Assist in 5-day payables and accrual close process
  • Perform complex allocations and produce monthly journal entries for various accruals and reclass entries and prepare ad hoc reports
  • Process operational and brokerage invoices
  • Organize and file documents electronically
  • Provide support and answer questions on expenses when needed
  • Prepare wire transfer payments and update cash management system
  • Prepare multi-currency bank reconciliations

What we’re looking for:

  • A Level required; Degree educated preferred
  • Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA preferred
  • Strong Accounting knowledge and previous Accounts Payable experience highly preferred
  • Previous experience working with MS Dynamics Great Plains strongly preferred
  • Previous experience creating journal entries is a plus
  • Prior experience working in a Proprietary Trading or Broker/Dealer environment desirable
  • Experience with brokerage payables
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are critical
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Office (especially Excel) preferred
  • Strong work ethic and reliability
  • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Pro-active and strong team player
  • Proven ability to handle deadlines in a constantly evolving environment

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