Finance Manager

Job Description

Overview

Founded in 2006, Grasshopper is an Asian proprietary trading firm and liquidity provider competing on the global stage. Our cutting edge in-house technology puts us at the forefront of developments in electronic trading. We are motivated problem solvers, thirsty technologists, and adept risk takers. Having built our legacy in the proprietary trading space, we are now expanding our business and starting a new asset management arm within the Grasshopper group.

 

Working at Grasshopper

At Grasshopper, you will be working in a diverse and dynamic environment with a flat hierarchy. With more than 10 nationalities working in open offices located in Singapore and Vietnam, communication is essential to performance. To remain as the “small giant” of trading, we give employees a high level of autonomy and encourage them to get creative, take risks, make mistakes and learn from them.

Responsibilities

You will support the Singapore Finance team across various functions:

Finance and Accounting

  • - Prepare internal finance reports for different stakeholders (e.g. shareholders, management, trading teams, etc)
  • - Develop and continually improve budgeting, financial projections and operating forecasts
  • - Review trading statements from brokers and external partners
  • - Review monthly net asset value reports prepared by fund administrator
  • - Partner with Grasshopper’s investment team to attend to investors’ financial information requests
  • - Assist with review of accounting reports and regulatory submissions prepared by outsourced bookkeeping team
  • - Assist with invoice payment and payroll-related tasks
  • - Collating accounting documents for outsourced bookkeeping team
  • - Other ad-hoc administrative tasks

Qualifications

  • - Bachelor Degree in Business Administration / Accounting or the equivalent
  • - Minimum 2 years’ work experience in an accounting/finance role in the finance industry
  • - Conversant in using software technology (vendor software solutions e.g. Microsoft / Google suite and Grasshopper-developed software)
  • - Good communication skills - fluent in spoken and written English
  • - Quick learner and possess flexibility in delivering efficient and innovative solutions
  • - Strong team player and fast learner who can work independently with minimal supervision
  • - Organised, good time management, meticulous and great attention to details

The kind of people who thrive in Grasshopper

About Grasshopper

Grasshopper is an Asian proprietary trading firm and liquidity provider competing on the global stage. Our cutting edge in-house technology puts us at the forefront of developments in electronic trading. An unbroken record of consistency and profitability is underpinned by firm values of curiosity, empowerment and flexibility that guide our future success.

At Grasshopper, you will be working in a diverse and dynamic environment with a flat hierarchy. With 65 employees and 15 nationalities working in an open office, communication is essential to performance. To keep our edge as the “small giant” of proprietary trading, we give employees a high level of autonomy and encourage them to get creative, take risks, make mistakes and learn from them.

We Value You

We respect and listen to all our employees. You will get the chance to make an impact by having your voice heard by everyone, including the management.

We are in the business of developing people. We focus on substance and delivery - as long as you perform and communicate, you will be recognized and rewarded. We are dedicated to supporting our staff and ensuring they develop professionally and holistically to maximize their potential.


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