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Accounting Intern

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Banking & Finance
  • Chicago
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AI generated summary

  • You must be a recent Accounting or Finance graduate with Excel and GL software experience. Strong analytical skills, deadline-driven, multi-tasker, and Chicago-based.
  • You will support accounts payable, monitor revenue and risk, prepare financial reports, analyze balance sheet accounts, and assist with treasury management in an immersive finance and accounting internship at a leading trading firm.


  • Must be a recent graduate or working towards a Bachelor’s or Masters in Accounting or Finance
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, familiarity with SQL a plus
  • Experience with General Ledger software; Microsoft Dynamics, Great Plains a plus
  • Basic understanding of financial accounting statements, accounting principles, and GAAP
  • Exceptional analytic skills and the ability to understand the impact of an operation’s financial results
  • Effectively prioritize workload to meet deadlines and work objectives
  • Strong project management, planning, and organization skills, including the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • This is an on-site position and will require physical presence at our Chicago, Illinois office.


  • Develop expertise in finance and accounting while deepening your understanding of how our business operates, generates revenue, and manages expenses.
  • Assist the accounts payable team through the entire payable cycle, including tracking incoming invoices, assisting with the approval process, and ensuring on-time payments are made to vendors.
  • Help monitor daily revenue, risk, and working capital movements
  • Assist with the preparation of the daily profit and loss reporting of the prior day trading activity
  • Assist with the monthly and year end accounting processes, including the annual audit process
  • Analyze specific balance sheet accounts in order to propose and record appropriate journal entries
  • Execute regular and ad-hoc accounting and finance projects
  • Assist with treasury management functions, including initiating cash movement requests, projecting cash and collateral requirements, optimizing cash allocation and credit usage, managing FX exposures, and analyzing potential investments on excess funds

Global proprietary trading firm

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Mission & Purpose

Founded in 1980 as Aardvark Financial, TransMarket Group (TMG) is a privately held global markets proprietary trading firm with offices in Chicago, Puerto Rico and Switzerland. We use next generation technology to capture opportunities around the world and manage risk in financial markets. Our mission is to bless others through the services we provide and through generous stewardship of the wealth we create. TMG is a well established and profitable business as a respected member of the global financial system for over 40 years, but also is like a startup because the potential of our group is at least one order of magnitude greater than what we are currently producing. We have an entrepreneurial culture and collaboratively develop our business with patience and discipline; we work hard, learn constantly, and relentlessly improve our expertise.