Virtu is a leading financial firm that leverages cutting edge technology to deliver liquidity to the global markets and innovative, transparent trading solutions to our clients. As a market maker, Virtu provides deep liquidity that helps to create more efficient markets around the world. Our market structure expertise, broad diversification, and execution technology enables us to provide competitive bids and offers in over 19,000 securities, at over 235 venues, in 36 countries worldwide.​

Role Description

We are seeking an experienced Financial Accounting Analyst to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for finance and technology, with 1-3 years of accounting experience, preferably in the financial services or trading sector. This role is integral to our operations, and the Financial Accountant will be responsible for maintaining financial records, managing ledgers, and contributing to the firm's financial efficiency and compliance.

Job Description

  • Manage daily accounting operations, ensuring compliance with GAAP and other regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support electronic trading activities, including settlement, clearing, and reconciliations.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.
  • Conduct detailed analysis of financial transactions and prepare reports that summarize current financial status.
  • Prepare and adjust journal entries, and perform monthly and quarterly closing activities.
  • Develop and implement accounting policies and procedures to improve financial processes.
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, regulatory changes, and advancements in electronic trading platforms.

Job Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. 
  • Certified Public Accountant (or in the process of obtaining the license) preferred
  • 1-3 years of accounting experience, with exposure to electronic trading or financial services.
  • Prior experience at public accounting firms preferred
  • Strong understanding of accounting software and advanced proficiency in Excel.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary Range: $85,000 - $100,000 (salary range is exclusive of bonuses, benefits or other categories of compensation)


Virtu Financial is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, welcoming you for who you are and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

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