Financial Controller

Akuna Capital

Akuna Capital

201-500 employees

Automated options market-maker using proprietary technology

Data & Analytics
Quantitative Finance

Mid, Senior

Chicago, IL, USA

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or similar
  • 5+ years of professional accounting experience in managerial role
  • Experience leading the finance team of a trading company or public accounting experience in the financial services (regulated trading entities) industry
  • CPA is preferred
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Proficient in MS Office software, specifically intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented with a strong commitment to preparing accurate work
  • Series 27/FINOP license is a plus
  • Monitor, maintain and improve accounting control procedures
  • Supervise the work of the accounting team
  • Manage the completion of the month-end close process for numerous US and international entities
  • Maintain complete and accurate accounting records including General Ledger, Income Statement, and Balance Sheet reporting
  • Prepare and file monthly, quarterly and annual reports for banks, regulators and other third parties
  • Participate in budgeting process
  • Coordinate regulatory and financial audits and tax returns filings with outside CPA firms

Company Stage


Total Funding



Chicago, Illinois



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Generous Paid Leave Policies - Vacation leave starting at 20 days per year that increases based on tenure, flexible sick leave, primary carer’s leave starting at 12 weeks, and volunteer time off.

Medical & Retirement Packages - 100% coverage of monthly premiums for employees enrolled in Akuna’s BlueCross BlueShield offerings and dental and vision plans, as well as a 401(k) plan with company match.

Wellness & Inclusion - Our employees have access to complimentary fitness and mindfulness events both in-person and virtually, as well as an in-building gym in our Chicago office. Additionally, our employee-led Culture Committee works together to continue building a healthy, positive, and inclusive work environment.

Continuing Education - We are proud to offer firm-wide classes through our Akuna U program, access to webinars, digital books, and case studies via Safari, opportunities to attend conferences, and tuition reimbursements to make sure you keep learning!

Social Events - We host happy hours, team outings and poker nights, sponsor a variety of employee-led clubs and sports teams, and offer volunteer opportunities to all employees.

Kitchen & Games Room - Catch up over a coffee made to order by our in-house barista and grab a bite to eat in our stocked kitchen, or challenge a fellow coworker to a friendly ping pong match in our games room!

Referral Bonuses - We want to reward you for helping us grow our awesome, hard-working team.