Accounting Intern - Chicago

Job Description

Rapidly growing proprietary trading firm with three offices in Chicago, London, & New York City seeks candidates for an Accounting Internship. This position will fit talented college students in their junior, senior and graduate years of Accounting. We are looking for one who possesses innate capabilities, such as those listed under required skills. The candidate would obtain good experience processing financial transactions in a smaller firm in the proprietary trading environment, as well as get experience in a professional accounting software package. Intern must be available to work a minimum of 20 hours per week.



  • Completion of a minimum 2-3 years coursework from a 4-year university
    • Concentration in Business or Accounting (data science/data analysis a plus)
    • Strong GPA (3.5 or higher)


Required Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with a focus on Excel
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to follow complex instructions
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet strict deadlines
    • Demonstrates professionalism 
    • Exhibits friendliness and courtesy
    • Ability to multitask, work independently and maintain organization
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Highly motivated individual seeking to meet and or exceed expectations


Please note only individuals whose qualifications match our current needs will be contacted for additional screening and/or interviews.


Thank you for your interest in XR Trading.