Senior Accountant - Finance and Operations

TGS Management Company, LLC. Princeton, NJ
Position Summary

We are looking for a talented accountant to work with the accounting and operational platforms that support our quantitative trading systems. An ideal candidate will have substantive accounting experience in environments processing large volumes of data, extensive experience with accounting automation (Excel, VBA, SQL, or similar), as well as excellent training and/or academic qualifications in accounting and operations. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment, including extensive interaction with senior management and collaboration with peers, is essential to success in this role. Experience in finance is preferred but not required.

Our Company

For over two decades, the TGS team has built quantitative trading systems that have produced exceptional results across a range of financial markets. We use scientific methods and engineering discipline to solve challenging problems and develop technology solutions. Our East Coast office houses a team of talented business, finance, technical, operational, and accounting professionals in the heart of historic Princeton.

As an employer, we are small, discreet, and highly selective. We look for exceptional people with proven track records of performance and achievement, and are far more interested in aptitude and potential than expertise in any particular technology, tool set, or professional domain. If you're inspired by the idea of working on interesting problems with talented colleagues, we invite you to share your resume and explore the possibility of joining our team.

Skills and Capabilities

We seek a quantitatively talented accounting professional with strong analytical and technical skills for our Princeton office. The candidate must have a highly advanced knowledge of Excel. Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and SQL programming skills are considered a plus.

Among other things, the role may involve:

* Reconciliation of broker accounts, including researching and resolving trade settlement issues

* Analysis of margin calculations and daily cash requirements

* Special projects for senior management involving the analysis of large data sets

* Preparation of general ledger postings and monthly closings

* Oversight of fixed asset inventory process, including the review of amortization and depreciation calculations

* Improving the efficiency of the accounting department through the automation of manual processes


Our compensation package is excellent. In addition to a base salary, substantial additional compensation could be in bonuses that reflect your individual contribution as well as the company's overall portfolio performance.

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