Senior Staff Accountant

Job Description

Tower Research Capital (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., an affiliate of the high-frequency proprietary trading firm Tower Research Capital LLC (“Tower”), seeks a Senior Staff Accountant to join its Singapore office. This hands-on role is a great opportunity to work in an innovative, dynamic environment. We are looking for a proactive team player who is extremely organized and detail-oriented.

The Finance department is responsible for providing all accounting functions, preparation of financial statements and to provide assistance and guidance on accounting standards and best practices. The global team consists of highly skilled accountants who are trained to provide accurate, timely and efficient services. Working at Tower is challenging and exciting, and we have worked hard to create an environment where collaboration and engagement are paramount, and encourage team members to share their experience and knowledge.

 Responsibilities

  • Assist in preparation of month-end close, including calculation of NAV and trader bonuses
  • Create and update schedules for expense allocations among operating companies and trading entities
  • Assist in handling all aspects of accounting for various operating and trading entities
  • Liaise with Tower’s Infrastructure team on P&L and fee reconciliation
  • Monitoring of P&L reports produced by the Infrastructure team
  • Assist in many ad hoc and special projects
  • Submit wire payments via online banking
  • Prepare accounting journal entries
  • Oversee employee reimbursement process
  • Assist in preparation of tax filings (as required)
  • Maintain audit schedules and liaise with auditors
  • Handle and resolve vendor disputes independently

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in financial services industry
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with using Oracle ERP
  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong organization skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

 Benefits

  • Competitive salary 
  • Five weeks of paid vacation per year plus public holidays
  • Breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
  • Free Gym Membership
  • For employees ineligible to participate in the CPF, the cash equivalent of the employer’s CPF contribution