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 1000 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 a Senior Accountant, you will be an integral member of our Family Office Services team that is responsible for providing accounting and consulting services to the partners of the firm.  In this role, you will provide day-to-day accounting and administrative support. There is an option for Part-time or Full-time. 

You will be right at home if you:

  • Have the ability to effectively prioritize and complete assignments in a timely manner
  • Are extremely organized and have strong attention to detail
  • Have solid knowledge of accounitng procedures
  • Possess strong basic math skills and the ability to identify numerical errors
  • Have experience working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and OneNote)
  • Have previous hands-on experience with QuickBooks
  • Are a team player but also able to work independently
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and an approachable and professional demeanor
  • Understand the importance of maintaining sensitive information in a discreet, confidential manner

Responsibilities:

  • Real estate accounting for multiple properties, including month-end close
  • Personal aircraft accounting, including monthly billing for two entities
  • Monthly and annual preparation of financial statements
  • Assist in annual financial audits
  • Project manage as needed

Cross train on the following team responsibilities:

  • Accounts payable and accounts receivable processing
  • Researching and resolving issues or discrepancies with accounts
  • Monthly reconciliation of credit cards and providing reports as needed
  • Monthly reconciliation of cash and investment accounts
  • Maintaining accurate documentation in accordance with records and retention policies and procedures
  • Preparing bank deposits and reconciliations
  • Reviewing and filing payroll (processed through ADP)
  • Recording basic accounting transactions

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • 3-5 years of public or corporate accounting experience
  • Previous experience working with real estate preferred
  • Must have strong experience creating reports in Excel
  • Must be very detail oriented
  • Must be able to prioritize, multi-task and be flexible to handle changing priorities
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills

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