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Senior Financial Accountant

Senior Financial Accountant

Who we are:

Optiver is a leading global proprietary trading firm. We provide the most up-to-date and competitive prices to anyone wanting to buy or sell financial instruments. Achieving this requires excellence in everything we do. We constantly look for opportunities to advance and improve our pricing, trade execution, and risk management. This rigorous approach helps us realize our mission each and every day: improve the market

We have a performance-driven culture and continually strive for enhanced knowledge, innovative problem solving and streamlined systems and processes.  We are passionate about creating value for the business and supporting the continued success of Optiver. We believe in people with ideas who challenge the status quo and want to help you reach your potential.

What you’ll do:

  • Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will complement team by:
  • Identifying improvement in processes, controls and workpapers
  • Day to day accounting entries, calculations and journal entries
  • Ensuring accurate and efficient month end close, including multi-entity trial balance review and commentary
  • Preparing balance sheet reconciliations. Investigating accounting issues or transactional anomalies
  • Consolidation for multi-entity group
  • Preparing monthly tax calculations, working closely with tax team during preparation and review
  • Providing coaching to the Financial Accountants
  • Supporting group reporting (monthly and quarterly) and the external audit process

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Commerce or Business
  • 7+ years’ experience in financial control role and/ or audit background
  • CA/CPA qualified or international equivalent
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Strong attention to detail with experience in operational activities
  • Experience with accounting systems (NetSuite experience is a plus)
  • Excellent problem solving & analytical skills
  • Proven ability to influence a diverse set of stakeholders