Senior/Staff Accountant
Tower Research Capital - New York, NY

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Tower Research Capital LLC, a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998, is seeking a Senior/Staff Accountant to join its Accounting team in Tower’s Tribeca office. This hands-on role in a small accounting group is a great opportunity to work in an innovative, dynamic environment. We are looking for a proactive team player who is extremely organized, detail-oriented, and able to work independently.

  • Handle all aspects of accounting for various funds
  • Prepare annual financial statements and work with external auditors
  • Prepare month-end close, including calculation of NAV and incentive fees
  • Liaise with internal Infrastructure team on p&l and fee reconciliation
  • Assist in many ad hoc and special projects
  • Work closely with internal Operations, Legal, Compliance, and trading teams
  • Bachelor’s degree with 2-4 years of experience with hedge fund or financial services accounting
  • CPA or equivalent certification preferred
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks (a plus)
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail (extremely important)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent prioritization and multi-tasking skills in fast-paced environments
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States
Benefits Tower’s main office and garden roofdeck are located in TriBeCa, a neighborhood in downtown Manhattan. While we work hard, Tower’s cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. Benefits include:
  • Competitive salary
  • Performance-based bonus
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Five weeks of paid vacation per year plus nine paid holidays
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
  • Free gym membership
  • Free tickets to New York events, including the US Open and TriBeCa Film Festival