Akuna Capital Australia is a young and booming trading firm with a strong focus on collaboration, cutting-edge technology, data driven solutions and automation. We specialize in providing liquidity as an options market maker – meaning we are committed to providing competitive quotes that we are willing to both buy and sell. To do this successfully we design and implement our own low latency technologies, trading strategies and mathematical models.
Our Founding Partners, including Akuna's CEO Andrew Killion, first conceptualized Akuna in their hometown of Sydney. They opened the firm's first office in the USA in 2011 in the heart of the derivatives industry and the options capital of the world – Chicago. Today, Akuna is proud to operate from offices in Sydney, Shanghai, and Boston.
Akuna Sydney opened in early 2018 and is at the center of Akuna's Asian trading operations. Akuna's focus in Asia is currently trading HK, cryptocurrencies and US night markets and is looking to expand to trading on all major Asian exchanges. Employees will work together towards achieving Akuna's goals across all areas of the business, including trading and desk buildout, cutting-edge research and data analysis, strategy creation, and building ultra-low-latency trading systems that are tailored to local market conditions.
What you'll do as a Staff Accountant at Akuna:
Akuna is seeking a Staff Accountant in our Sydney office to join our global Finance department. We are looking for a proactive self-starter who can work independently to achieve both individual and team goals. This individual will work closely with other team members from both Finance and Middle Office. As Akuna continues to expand by opening new offices and entering new markets, this position will continue to gain exposure and experience within international accounting and the trading industry. In this role, you will:
Qualities that make great candidates: