AP Coordinator - Austin

    • Austin, TX

Working in Accounting at Hudson River Trading (HRT) means working on a small, highly productive, and efficient team on the front line of HRT's vendor facing interactions.  We are looking for an experienced accounts payable coordinator who is eager to be a part of our newly established accounting team in Austin. An ideal candidate should apply their knowledge in accounting to come up with innovative ways to improve our processes, efficiency, and workflow.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Review all invoices and credit card details for accuracy and completeness prior to processing for payment
  • Assist and support the team in maintaining control over expenses 
  • Assist with closing the month by reviewing and analyzing accounting transactions for proper coding and ensuring accuracy of information and calculations
  • Track, research, and document problem invoices and discrepancies to ensure they are resolved in a timely matter
  • Perform credit card reconciliations
  • Process reimbursement of employee travel and business expenses
  • Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures  
  • Maintain vendor files and contact information by setting up new vendors, reconciling vendor accounts, and managing W-9’s for 1099 processing
  • Assist the accounting team in preparing for Annual Audit
  • Willingness to assist with special projects as needed

 Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; accounting degree preferred
  • Minimum 1-5 years Accounts Payable/Accounting experience or recent graduate with relevant internships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Motivated and eager to learn new skills and improve processes
  • Detail-oriented with strong organization and analytical skills
  • Must exercise independent judgment, work on multiple initiatives, and manage time effectively
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel (PivotTables)
  • Experience working with accounting software, preferably Sage ERP(ACCPAC)
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Culture:

Hudson River Trading (HRT) brings a scientific approach to trading financial products. We have built one of the world's most sophisticated computing environments for research and development. Our researchers are at the forefront of innovation in the world of algorithmic trading.

At HRT we come from all sorts of backgrounds: mathematics, computer science, statistics, physics, and engineering. We’re a community of self-starters who are motivated by the excitement of being at the cutting edge of automated trading. Our culture celebrates great ideas whether they come from HRT veterans or new hires. At HRT we’re friends and colleagues, whether we are sharing a meal, playing the latest board game, or writing elegant code. We embrace a culture of togetherness that extends far beyond the walls of our office.

Seem like something you might be interested in? Our goal is to find the best people and bring them together to do great work in a place where everyone is valued. HRT is proud of our diverse staff; we have offices all over the globe and benefit from our varied and unique perspectives. HRT is an equal opportunity employer; so whoever you are, we’d love to get to know you.


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