Finance Associate - 1871

Chicago, Illinois, United States · Operations · FEATURED FULLTIME


Hiring Company:

1871 -


222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1212, Chicago, IL

About 1871

The story of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 isn’t really about the fire. It’s about what happened next: A remarkable moment when the most brilliant engineers, architects and inventors came together to build a new city. Their innovations – born of passion and practical ingenuity – shaped not just Chicago, but the modern world. What started 140 years ago continues to this day.

1871 exists to inspire, equip, and support founders in building great businesses. We deliver unfair advantages at scale to our founders. The team supports ~500 young companies made up of Chicago’s brightest digital designers, engineers and entrepreneurs shaping new technologies, disrupting old business models, and resetting the boundaries of what’s possible.

Come to a place where you can share ideas, make mistakes, partner with others, work hard, grow professionally and, with a little luck, change the world. If that sounds like you, join us.

The Role:

1871 is seeking a Finance Associate who will have two primary responsibilities -- managing and overseeing the day-to-day finances of the organization and working with the 1871 leadership to craft and implement long-term financial strategies. This position will interact and maintain relationships with all levels and groups within 1871.



1871/CEC is an equal employment opportunity employer with a strong focus on crafting an inclusive and diverse environment. We encourage individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply for this position.

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