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Who We Are

Geneva Energy Markets (GEM) is a privately-funded trading company, taking principal positions as a market maker in the energy markets. With an office located in New York, London, and Chicago, GEM operates as a single global team, covering all critical market times.

How You Can Make an Impact 

We are seeking a Controller who is hands-on, self-motivated, and proactive, to join our team based in Chicago or New York. The ideal candidate has 5+ years of experience managing the day-to-day functions of an accounting department.  If you’re interested in this opportunity, we encourage you to send us a cover letter and updated resume. Please answer “Why you believe you’re a right fit for GEM?” in your cover letter.

  • Act as liaison with external accounting firms to provide support for federal and local tax filings and annual audit
  • Maintain general ledger
  • Oversee payables processing
  • Assist in compliance with financial regulatory reporting
  • Manage treasury function, including oversight of banking relationships
  • Implement new accounting system
  • Create and manage monthly financial reporting system
  • Perform the month-end close process

 What You'll Need 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance
  • 5+ years of hands-on accounting managerial experience
  • Experience with accounting systems, specifically QuickBooks
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Strong organizational, analytical and verbal communication skills
  • Thrive in an independent framework within a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Effective communicator, both verbally and written
  • A high level of confidentiality is imperative

 Candidate must be authorized to work in the USA. GEM does not sponsor work-related visas. 

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We're centrally located in Chicago's Financial District & walking distance from the exchanges. We call Dublin, Ireland our second home.

What are Geneva Trading Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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