Financial Operations Assistant

New York City, New York
Above Market
April 17 2018

Individual with extraordinary record of academic and/or professional achievements sought for a position as a financial operations assistant at D. E. Shaw Research.  The ideal candidate will be exceptionally articulate, proactive, and resourceful, and will excel at working independently, problem-solving, and managing multiple projects.  Responsibilities will include reporting expenses and handling accounting tasks, putting together analyses, providing general administrative support, and liaising with various departments within the company and with outside firms. 

This full-time position offers generous compensation, full benefits, a collegial working environment with a casual dress code, and schedule flexibility.  We encourage candidates pursuing outside interests or activities to apply.  The position requires superior writing, organizational, and analytical ability; strong quantitative skills and proven experience working with Excel; and an obsessive attention to detail.  Exposure to accounting software is desirable, but not required.  This hire will be working closely with a number of the world’s leading scientists and engineers, and will have the opportunity to participate in an exciting entrepreneurial venture making groundbreaking contributions within the fields of biology, chemistry, and medicine.

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D. E. Shaw Research is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a diverse workforce. We welcome inquiries from all exceptionally well-qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, marital status, military service eligibility, veteran status, or status in any other category protected by law.