Accounting and Financial Operations Internship

| Chicago
  • Accounting and Financial Operations Internship 


    Are you someone who is passionate about challenging the status quo?
    Do you enjoy the process of problem solving, a process where you recognize areas of improvement and iterate and innovate to improve? Does your curiosity and desire to learn drive you?


    If so, then join IMC as an Accounting and Financial Operations Intern! Why? Because here you will have the opportunity to gain hands on experience in a unique industry, gaining not only skills to become successful in an accounting/finance role but also a peek into the exciting world of trading.


    As an Accounting and Financial Operations intern, you will work closely with the Finance and Middle Office departments.  Duties will expose you to accounts payable and trading/clearing operations.  The role will require ~20 hours per week, and we will be flexible to accommodate your class schedule. 

    As an Intern within IMC you will work in a team oriented environment, but we want you to be a self starter and a go-getter.  The ability to learn a task and work independently is the key to success with this internship.  You will learn from experienced individuals who have excelled in the industry and have several years of experience. 



    • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance
    • Minimum 3.5 GPA
    • Proven strong work ethic; previous work experience preferred
    • Ability to learn new tasks quickly
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to work in teams and independently
    • Strong communication skills



    We are at the core a trading firm, however we value trading and technology equally and we believe that cooperation between traders and technologists is one of our great strengths. This is also reflected in our organizational and remuneration policies. We believe in fostering a truly flat environment in which great ideas can be recognized as well as put into practice from anybody within our organization.




    IMC Financial Markets is among the world’s leading proprietary trading firms, and a market maker in securities listed on exchanges across the globe. Our cutting-edge technology drives everything we do. High performance algorithms, smart strategies and collaborative teams are the core of our business.

    Today, IMC Financial Markets is 500+ people working together to build software and trade financial products in our offices in Amsterdam, Chicago and Sydney. What does this mean for you? The chance to join a multi-national, multi-cultural team of exceptional individuals, focused on making IMC the world’s best trading firm.

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We occupy the 42nd and 43rd floors of the Willis Tower, enjoying 360 degree views of our beautiful city.
233 South Wacker, Chicago, IL 60606

Perks of working here

401(K) Matching
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Conferences & Training
Daily Meals Provided
Fitness Subsidy
Generous PTO
Happy Hours
Health Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Some Meals Provided
Stocked Kitchen
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