Volant Trading

Senior Accountant

US-NY-New York
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Volant is a technology-driven trading firm made up of a close-knit group of quantitative traders and technologists.  For over 10 years we have specialized in automated options, futures, and equities trading from our offices in New York, Chicago, and Hong Kong. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial culture, flat hierarchy, and cross team collaboration.


  • Perform daily general ledger functions such as cash and trading account reconciliation
  • Prepare daily net capital computation and daily NLV reporting
  • Mange monthly close process
  • Maintain and reconcile accounts receivable and accounts payable sub ledgers
  • Assist in preparation and submission of monthly/quarterly FINRA reporting requirements
  • Collaborate with CFO on preparation of firm consolidation reporting and intracompany reconciliation process
  • Assist with responses to requests from outside regulators and internal management
  • Support the annual external audit of financial statements, including preparation of audit schedules and responses to auditor questions and requests
  • Work closely with Compliance, Risk, and COO to review new trading initiatives and strategies
  • Involvement in ad hoc projects and analysis as required


  • BA/BS in Accounting/Finance, CPA preferred  
  • 3-6 years professional accounting experience public/private (Big 4 experienced preferred)
  • Previous exposure to financial services industry, interest in proprietary trading a plus
  • Knowledge of general ledger, accounts reconciliation, account analysis, and financial statement preparation
  • Solid analytical, technical, and problem solving skills
  • Advanced Excel skills (VLookups/pivot tables)
  • Great interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Able to multitask efficiently and effectively


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