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  • 13 Sep 2023 11:10 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title:

    Quantitative Trader


    New York, NY

    Position Summary:

    Quantitative Trader (NY, NY) for Tower Research Capital LLC to dsgn, implmt, & deploy high-frequency trading algorithms. Must be available to work in ofc 3 days/wk. Work from home is permissible 2 days/wk. Salary $150,000 - $250,000/yr.

    Required Qualifications:

    Reqs Doctor of Philosophy in Comp Sci, Math, Fin'l Engg, Operations Research, or rltd fields. SKILLS: Education &/or exp must incl the following: Exp in an object-oriented prgmg language such as C++ & Python; Dvlpg & implmtg algorithmic trading strategies; Elite mathematical & quantitative skills as demonstrated by outstanding academic achievement or placement in internationally recognized academic competitions (such as but not limited to Int'l Mathematical Olympiad, Int'l Olympiad in Informatics); Exp w/ Linux/Unix; Exp w/ machine learning, quantitative data analysis, mkt research & quantitative data modeling.

    How to Apply:

    To apply please send resume to Tower HR at & indicate job # 6843577

  • 13 Sep 2023 11:09 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title:

    Quantitative Trader


    New York, NY

    Position Summary:

    Quantitative Trader (NY, NY) for Tower Research Capital LLC to gather, process, & analyze fin'l mkt data to run trading strategies. Must be able to work from ofc 3 days/wk. Work from home 2 days/wk permissible. Salary $150,000 - $250,000/yr.

    Required Qualifications:

    Reqs Bach deg or foreign degree equiv in Math or rltd field & 1 yr of progressive, post-baccalaureate exp in quantitative trading, s/ware dvlpmt/engg or in the job offd or rltd role. SKILLS: Education &/or exp must incl the following: Prgmg background in C++ incl exposure to prgm dsgn & abstraction, & low-level memory mgmt; Elite mathematical & quantitative skills as demonstrated by outstanding academic achievement or placement in internationally recognized academic competitions (such as but not limited to Int'l Mathematical Olympiad, Int'l Olympiad in Informatics, etc); Academic Coursework in python, C/C++, machine learning statistics or linear algebra; Operating & prgmg in a Linux/Unix envrmt; Exp in signal generation, statistical models & operating on fin'l mkt data; & Conducting finance mkt data research such as signal research on futures or equities mkts, computational optimization, implmtg research infrastructure, & machine learning using fin'l data.

    How to Apply:

    To apply please send resume to Tower HR at & indicate job # 6959744

  • 11 Sep 2023 11:32 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Our Mission

    Our mission is to leverage the power of food to end hunger and build healthier communities.

    Our Vision

    We believe that the fight against hunger and the fight against poverty are one and the same. We envision a future in which food is recognized as a human right and every person is able to feed themselves and their families in dignity. Together, we work to create a more nourished, prosperous region.

    Our Values

    Our core values define who we are and how we work with our communities. Foodlink & our team members have:

    Compassion - treat all with dignity & respect; build kinship with those we serve

    Innovation - say yes; avoid complacency risk failure in the pursuit of ending hunger

    Collaboration - build a shared vision, create synergies, maximize resources

    Agility - respond urgently to the ever-changing needs of our community

    Stewardship - maximize the impact of every dollar, donation, and asset


    Job Title: Financial Grants Manager

    Department: Finance Department

    Reports to: Director of Finance

    Supervises: Finance Coordinator

    Status: Salary, Exempt, Full-Time

    Job Level: Manager

    Updated: 8/28/23


    Foodlink is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented, and organized individual to manage an ever-evolving portfolio of government and non-governmental grants. The Financial Grants Manager (FGM) is responsible for the preparation of financial grant reporting and analysis, grant budget development and grant forecasting. The FGM will oversee the financial portion of the grants management function and work closely with the Grants & Evaluation team. Financial management and strong customer service skills are essential for this position, as are confidentiality, discretion and attention to detail.


    Grant Administration

    •    Independently examine a variety of contracts, budgets and financial statements for completeness, accuracy, and conformity with applicable policies, procedures, and requirements.
    •    Serve as department liaison to the Grants & Evaluation team and other program staff leading the writing and submission of grants. Collaboratively develop grant budgets consistent with organizational priorities. Compile all financial-related documents required in support of funding proposals.
    •    Monitor budget to actual grant spending, work with program managers to ensure grants are fully and properly spent, recommend budget modifications where necessary, and seek approval from funders when needed.
    •    Maintain compliance with all grant fund sources, including federal and state regulations. Keep abreast of laws and regulations that apply to non-profit organizations to maintain up-to-date compliance and financial accounting and reporting requirements.
    •    Prepare any required/requested grant analysis, reimbursement requests or reports timely, in accordance to contract, agency and organization procedures; reconcile grant accounts; check for compliance and payment; resolve issues with grantors.
    •    Lead all funding associated financial grant reviews/audits and assist with organizations annual fiscal audit and Single Audit including preparation of the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA).
    •    Manage the organization's restricted revenue tracking, maintain backup documentation, and assist in the tracking of grant balances to ensure funding is spent in accordance with the grant budget by the funding end date.
    •    May perform other grant administration duties as assigned including but not limited to the preparation of analyses to support both operational and strategic initiatives.

    Finance & Budget Support

    •    Assist in the organizational budget development process; the FGM will contribute to the development and monitoring of annual budget to actual results.
    •    Complete company related returns, reimbursements, and other documentation as assigned.
    •    Exercise discretion in the performance of assigned duties by being knowledgeable of Foodlink policies and procedures regarding confidential materials and information and complying with such policies when handling confidential items or providing information to employees or the public.
    •    Perform any tasks or projects assigned by the Director of Finance to support the organization and the team mission.


    •     Oversee the financial portion of the grants management function
    •     In addition to day-to-day management serve as a coach and mentor to the Finance Coordinator
    •     Supervise staff in accordance with Foodlink policies and procedures. Serve as a leader, manager and mentor providing guidance and support with professional development.
    •     Be an active member of Foodlink's Finance team and participate in all team meetings, training, and activities.



    •    Detail-Oriented. Exercises extreme attention to detail. Take pride in being thorough, accurate, organized, and productive. Asks critical questions to ensure accuracy.
    •    Agile. The ideal candidate will be able to adapt to evolving needs and priorities. Ability to juggle and prioritize a varying demands of this role
    •    Collaborative. Ability to work well with a variety of stakeholders including management, direct staff, peers, and other internal departments, and external partners.
    •    Solutions-oriented. Ability to contribute to problem solving and to pivot between strategies and manage competing priorities.
    •    Mission-driven. Reflects on the mission often, using it as the north-star for decision making. Proactively seeks information as it pertains to hunger relief and/or how Foodlink operates.
    •    Customer service. Has a people-first mentality when serving a wide variety of customers, from donors to vendors to volunteers.


    •       Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field of study. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    •       3-5 years grant management experience, working with a grant portfolio of multiple funders with various compliance requirements and deadlines within a non-profit setting.
    •       3+ years supervisory experience
    •       Experience with New York State and Federal Grants preferred.
    •       Demonstrated ability to interpret funding and reporting regulations and guidelines
    •       Knowledge of fiscal and business management with demonstrated competence in planning and budgeting, supervision, data collection and reporting.
    •       Must have working knowledge of GAAP principles, audit process, federal cost principles, grant administration, compliance requirements.
    •       Must be comfortable compiling complex information from a variety of different formats and information sources, as well as keeping this information organized and concise
    •       Proficiency in use of software application, databases and Microsoft Office Suite. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, and basic office math skills required.
    •       Ability to organize, manage, and prioritize multiple tasks, deadlines, requirements, and priorities to complete work in a timely manner and within established deadlines.
    •       Friendly, customer-oriented personality and ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.
    •       Ability to operate electronics, photocopier or other standard office machines, perform routine alphanumeric filing tasks, and perform basic record keeping and tabulation tasks.
    •       Fluency in English required. Knowledge of Spanish helpful.

    We are actively seeing a diverse pool of candidates for this position and strongly encourage applications from candidates of color.


    This is a full-time position paid on a salary basis, pay rate ranging from $58,183 to $66,260 (DOE). Foodlink covers 100% of individual health and dental insurance with the ability to acquire family coverage with pretax dollars. In addition to generous paid time off (PTO), we observe 14 paid holidays throughout the year. Opportunity to contribute to a 401k retirement savings plan upon hire. Eligible for generous employer match after 1 year of service. Employees in good standing can enjoy the benefit of 1 work from home day per week after successfully completing 3 months of service.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to handle or feel items such as documents. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk for long periods of time. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. Able to lift bulk objects or objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all- inclusive. Employees will follow other instructions and perform other related duties as required.

    Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

    Foodlink is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. At Foodlink we believe that anti-hunger work is only possible with a commitment to removing barriers caused by systems of oppression that perpetuate hunger and poverty. We recognize that systematic injustice and bias disproportionately impact some identities more than others.

    Foodlink is actively working to center equity- the fair treatment of all people- in everything that we do so that everyone in our region has access to nourishing food that reflects and values cultural differences.

    Foodlink is committed to listening and supporting solutions to hunger that are sourced from people and communities with lived/living experience of hunger and poverty, and to responding where inequities exist.

    Foodlink is committed to taking great care to cultivate internal culture and practices that support diversity and inclusion. We embrace and encourage our employees' differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique. We aim to foster an environment in which everyone feels a sense of belonging and understands their connection to the Foodlink mission.

    Foodlink employees have a responsibility to always treat others with dignity and respect. Employees are expected to always exhibit conduct that reflects our values and promotes equity and inclusion during work, and at work functions.

    Apply Here:


  • 07 Sep 2023 8:23 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title Forensic Data Analyst

    Location Chicago, IL, New York, NY, Kansas City, MO, and Washington, DC (Headquarters)

    Position Summary


    This position is in the Forensic Economist Unit of the Division of Enforcement (DOE) at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  The Forensic Economist Unit supports the programmatic work of the Division by performing data analysis to identify whether violations of any provision of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) or Commission Regulations have occurred, with a particular focus on evaluating trade-based violations including market manipulation and disruptive trading.

    At the full performance level, the incumbent would be responsible for carrying out the following duties:

    • Responsible for collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data to identify suspicious activities, patterns or trends through various databases, surveillance systems or other resources;
    • Developing plans and methodologies for conducting forensic quantitative analysis in support of investigations and litigation;
    • Creating forensic investigative techniques and tools to evaluate and advise whether trading activity is manipulative, disruptive or otherwise unlawful and in violation of CEA and Commission Regulations;
    • Providing technical analysis of commodity markets, including cash and derivative markets through application of analytical tools;
    • Developing work plans for forensic analysis projects, including determining and establishing the essential overall framework.
    • Conducting studies related to the collection, analysis and interpretation of quantitative information that will have an impact on Division enforcement actions.
    • Formulating written reports and providing recommendations related to analyses undertaken and demonstrates a thorough understanding of assigned markets or projects.
    • Interviewing market participants, experts, government officials and other relevant individuals as necessary for carrying out analyses for industry studies, significant market developments and potential or ongoing investigations.

    Required Qualifications


    Conditions of Employment

    • U.S. Citizenship
    • Background/Security Investigation
    • May be required to serve a one-year probationary period
    • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

    Education is not required and cannot be substituted for specialized experience.


    To qualify for the position, the applicant must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (CT/GS-12) in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through federal service.

    • Gathering data and developing analytical evidence to identify suspicious activities, patterns or trends through various databases, surveillance systems or from other resources;
    • Creating forensic investigative tools and programs to identify whether trading conduct that is potentially manipulative, disruptive, or otherwise unlawful; and
    • Developing plans and methodologies for conducting forensic quantitative analysis in support of investigations and litigation.

    How to Apply:

    How to Apply

    YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE:  Your complete application, including required documents, must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (EST) on the closing date of this announcement. You must complete and submit an application by accessing the USAJOBS website at USAJOBS.GOV.  To begin, click the Apply Online button within the vacancy announcement and follow the prompts to create an account using LOGIN.GOV, if you have not done so already. LOGIN.GOV will walk you through each step of the account set-up and will automatically link your USAJOBS profile to LOGIN.GOV.  Once you have established an account using LOGIN.GOV, you will then go back to USAJOBS.GOV using your LOGIN.GOV username and password to answer the questions and submit all required documents. If you already have established an LOGIN.GOV account or want to return to your saved application, go to USAJOBS.GOV using your LOGIN.GOV username and password to apply or view your profile. If you have problems completing your on-line application, including problems submitting your supporting documents, please contact the Help Desk by e-mail at or phone at 1-866.656.6831. The help desk is available Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST.

    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (, all of your applications will appear on the welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit:

  • 21 Jul 2023 11:13 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Washington, DC (901 E)

    Principal Associate, Financial Reporting (Hybrid)

    The Finance Department

    Pew's Finance department is committed to serving as an excellent steward of financial resources; providing accurate, reliable, timely, and cost-effective finance and accounting related products and services; and delivering extraordinary customer service to support Pew in its mission. Services are managed by individual units with specific areas of focus. The Finance department is comprised of Accounting and Financial Reporting, Planning and Budget, Payroll, Payment Services, Contracts and Procurement Services, Grant Program Services, and Treasury Services. The Finance department is seeking to hire individuals with the competencies, skills, experience, and adaptability necessary to deliver superior-quality work in a results-oriented environment.

    Financial Reporting Overview

    The Financial Reporting team is responsible for preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reporting for Pew and its subsidiary, The Pew Research Center (The Center), annual consolidated financial statements and notes to the financial statements, IRS Forms 990 and 990-T for Pew and the Center, and other tax and regulatory filings in the U.S. and the nine international locations in which Pew currently operates. Additional departmental responsibilities include tracking commitments and expenditures of restricted funds from the Pew Trusts, responding to U.S. Census surveys, and coordination of month-end and year-end close.


    The Principal Associate, Financial Reporting has primary responsibility for supporting the financial reporting team in the day-to-day operations of the department. Responsibilities include:

    •     Prepare monthly and quarterly financial statements for Pew, along with footnotes and supporting schedules, for presentation to upper management and the board of directors.
    •     Prepare consolidated financial statements and notes to the financial statements for Pew and its subsidiaries in accordance with US GAAP; adjust current reporting formats to ensure compliance with newly issued FASB pronouncements; complete supporting analysis for the financial statements explaining year-over-year variances.
    •     Prepare IRS Form 990 statement of revenue, statement of expenses, balance sheet, and additional schedules as assigned for both Pew and The Center; coordinate with departments across Pew and The Center to gather information for the 990 and 990-T as needed.
    •      Prepare IRS Forms 8858 reporting revenue, expense, and balance sheet information for each of Pew's foreign locations.
    •     Prepare information for tax and regulatory filings required in international locations in which Pew operates.
    •      Track Pew Board commitments using restricted funds from the Pew Trusts on an ongoing basis; prepare quarterly report showing the commitments and projected commitments of these funds; prepare an annual analysis of actual expenditures of the restricted funds to facilitate proper reporting of restricted funds in the annual consolidated financial statements.
    •      Complete required U.S. Census filings, including the Annual Services Survey, Report of Organization, and Capital Expenditures Survey.
    •       Coordinate month-end and year-end close for Pew and the Center, working closely with other Finance departments to ensure monthly entries and transactions are recorded in PeopleSoft prior to close; Prepare and distribute monthly finance calendar for use in the monthly close.
    •     Respond to internal requests for financial statement information and perform financial analysis to support decision making.
    •      Seek opportunities to implement process improvements across all areas of responsibility.
    •     Contribute to and participate in other tasks and special projects assigned.


    •        Generally, requires 6 years of accounting experience, preferably including audit experience in public accounting and in-house finance and/or accounting operations experience. Prior nonprofit experience is preferred, and a bachelor's degree. experience
    •       Comprehensive and in-depth understanding of accounting systems and policies and practical issues in the field.
    •        Extensive experience in understanding, analyzing and solving problems relating to non-profit financial systems.
    •       Able to set priorities, organize time and identify resources for projects.
    •       Experience performing substantive financial analysis, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
    •       Sound consultation and relationship management skills.
    •       Strong written and oral communications skills.
    •       Team player. Able to work in groups and individually to meet goals.
    •       Resourceful. Able to understand organizational structures and work through administrative systems.
    •       Skilled in software applications including databases, spreadsheets, and presentation packages. Strong proficiency in designing Excel workpapers and use of advanced functionality.


    This position does not require travel.

    Total Rewards

    We offer a competitive salary and benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental, and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; and work/life benefits to maintain a good balance.

    The Pew Charitable Trusts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Pew considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

    Apply Here:


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