Financial Controller

Financial Controller

New York, United States


$125,000.00 - $175,000.00

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Matthew Petrillo


Today, companies are constantly urged to drastically reduce their carbon footprint. By trading in a wide variety of renewable energy products, STX enables businesses to achieve this goal. In doing so, we contribute to a more transparent environmental commodities market and, therefore, a greener world. We’re looking for a Financial Controller to join our business and the extremely dynamic market we operate in, and to embark on a journey with us towards a better tomorrow. 


“Our ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment is definitely one of the strengths of our finance team. Other advantages include our collaborative spirit and the fact that we’re very inclusive. There’s lots of diversity in our group – we have team members from Russia, the Philippines, Morocco, Ghana, South Africa and Brazil. Our biggest challenge is to keep up with STX’s ambitious global growth plans for the future. While this is a tough task, it’s also what makes our work as exciting as it is.” – Kris Swanepoel, Finance Manager


The operations function forms the backbone of any company. At STX, the Operations team, which comprises IT, Finance, Human Resources and Middle Office, works closely with all other teams and desks to ensure that STX continues to perform and deliver at an exceptionally high level. As a critical partner in the business, Operations also guarantees compliance with all the relevant rules and regulations. Moreover, the Operations team works collaboratively to make sure that STX has the necessary structures and processes in place to grow and develop further in new products, industries and markets. 


  • Responsible for the financial accounts of STX Commodities, LLC
  • Ensure for accurate and efficient financial administration
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and government reporting requirements
  • Act as finance business partner for local management
  • Further build and develop the finance team of STX Commodities, LLC
  • Maintain and develop internal controls and procedures in the organization
  • Prepare monthly management accounts for the management team and the shareholders
  • Support the statutory annual accounts and external audit process
  • Prepare and manage the budget and forecast
  • Support cash management and banking activities
  • Prepare and manage all tax related matters
  • Various ad-hoc requests / projects


  • Strong internal drive and motivation to make a difference and add value to the organization
  • Strong leadership skills and hands-on mentality required for the ambitious growth strategy of the business
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent accounting software user
  • Excellent analytical (excel) skills
  • Self-starter and autonomous, being able to work under limited guidance
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, economics, finance or a related field; and recognized professional accounting qualification (CPA)
  • 5+ years relevant work experience, with strong preference for experience within the commodity trading sector
  • Fluently English, Spanish is a plus


Are you ready to embark on a journey with us? Please submit your application for this job by clicking on the “apply” button. For further questions, please contact the Recruitment department on


Compensation and benefits

401k plan with company match

Assistance with relocation to the respective office location

Company-sponsored private medical health insurance

Competitive remuneration package

Fringe benefits

Strong focus on personal and professional development

How our recruitment process works

  • CV Review
  • Asssessment
  • Phone screening
  • Interview
  • Offer

CV Review

We check if your profile meets the job requirements;


Online assessment of 45 minutes;

Phone screening

Phone call and cultural fit check with our recruiters;


In-depth dive into your work history with a team member;


We will make you an offer, take care of your onboarding and welcome you to the STX family.

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