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.​

Reporting to the Tax Director, the Tax Associate will be responsible for a wide variety of day-to day matters within our Tax Department, including domestic income tax compliance, income tax accounting and related audit support.  We are looking for a detail oriented, self-motivated and reliable professional to join our three-person tax team. We offer a flexible work arrangement comprising a combination of working from home as well as either our New York City or Short Hills, NJ locations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review federal, state and local partnership and corporate tax returns, extensions, and quarterly estimates including preparing and maintaining various schedules to compute book to tax differences,
  • Prepare and review sales/use tax compliance
  • Review / prepare ASC 740 corporate income tax provision and related footnote disclosures to be included in the annual and quarterly SEC filings of forms 10-K and 10-Q
  • Review international tax provisions and preparation of foreign tax credit calculations
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual tax accruals and effective tax rate analysis
  • Assist in managing tax audits including responding to IDRs
  • Respond to notices from tax authorities
  • Assist with tax research and planning
  • Work closely with external public accountants and finance and accounting colleagues.


Required Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 0-2 years total tax experience
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to work independently and in a team structure
  • Superior work ethic with high level of accountability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with online tax research tools such as Checkpoint
  • Proficient with Excel and Microsoft products


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