Accounting Associate

Clear Street

Clear Street

Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2023

About Clear Street:

Clear Street is building modern infrastructure for capital markets. Founded in 2018 by industry veterans, Clear Street is an independent, non-bank prime broker designed to solve the industry’s most neglected problem: legacy technology.

We have built a proprietary, cloud-native, clearing and custody system to replace the legacy infrastructure used across capital markets, improving speed, access, and service for our clients. Today, we offer emerging managers and institutions everything they need to trade U.S. equities and options. In the future, our single-source platform will serve multiple investor types, across multiple asset-classes, on a global scale.

By combining highly-skilled product and engineering talent with seasoned finance professionals, we’re building the essentials to compete in today’s fast-paced markets.

The Team:

We operate in a fast-paced environment where you can learn the business from the ground up. Our team is very flat, so you will be a peer helping in all aspects of the accounting and reporting functions. We look to be cross trained in several disciplines to solve challenges that go beyond the scope of one confined problem space. Our group collaborates with different teams across the organization to ensure that finance and accounting functions are handled excellently. As technology is an integral part of our business, we look to utilize technology to automate and streamline processes and consistently seeks for improvements in everything we do.

The Role:

  • Recording financial transactions in the general ledger, and helping ensure timely close of the monthly books and records.
  • Assisting with monthly accruals, software capitalization, FX translation, consolidation,, and other accounting matters.
  • Assisting with the preparation of the annual financial statements of the regulated entities and Clear Street Group.
  • Providing support during financial statement audits and preparing audit schedules.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Professional certification, such as CPA, is preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in public accounting / accounting or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, and experience with business intelligence tools.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail..
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

We Offer:

The Base Salary Range is 100,000-120,000. These ranges are representative of the starting base salaries for this role at Clear Street. Which range a candidate fits into and where a candidate falls in the range will be based on job related factors such as relevant experience, skills, and location. These ranges represent Base Salary only, which is just one element of Clear Street's total compensation. The ranges stated do not include other factors of total compensation such as bonuses or equity.

At Clear Street, we offer competitive compensation packages, company equity, 401k matching, gender neutral parental leave, and full medical, dental and vision insurance. Our belief has always been that we are better as a business when we are all together in person. As such, beginning on January 2, 2023, we are requiring employees to be in the office 4 days per week. In-office benefits include lunch stipends, fully stocked kitchens, happy hours, a great location, and amazing views.

Our top priority is our people. We’re continuously investing in a culture that promotes collaboration. We help each other through challenges and celebrate each other's successes. We believe that modern workplaces succeed by virtue of having high-performance workforces that are diverse — in ideas, in cultures, and in experiences. We put in the effort to make such a workplace a daily reality and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. #LI-Hybrid