Financial Controller - Two Sigma Securities UK

London, United Kingdom

Ref#: POS-10887

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Two Sigma is a different kind of investment manager. Since 2001, we have used data science and technology to derive insights that forecast the future and discover value in markets worldwide. Our team of scientists, technologists and academics looks beyond traditional finance to understand the bigger picture and develop creative solutions to some of the world’s most difficult economic problems. Our work spans markets and industries, from insurance and securities to private investments and new ventures.

Two Sigma Securities, LLC is a broker-dealer registered with the SEC, one of the major U.S. equity exchanges and a registered market maker in over 8,000 U.S. exchange listed equities. Backed by a high performance, proprietary platform, the firm facilitates the execution of more than 300 million shares per day. We are the market-making affiliate of Two Sigma Investments, LP and a member of FINRA and SIPC. For more information, please visit

Two Sigma Securities is a growing business that is expanding its global footprint. We are seeking a hardworking, driven individual to join Two Sigma Securities’ accounting team in London. The role offers opportunities to collaborate with several teams within the company, including Trading, Operations, Technology, Legal/Compliance and Treasury.

You will take on the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure complete, accurate and timely month end closure and reporting
  • Maintain internal books and records
  • Prepare VAT and Corporation Tax schedules for quarterly/annual tax filings
  • Prepare the annual statutory accounts in accordance with UK GAAP and liaise with auditors
  • Report and manage daily liquidity
  • Assist in the production of financial regulatory filings and calculation of the Firm’s regulatory capital requirements
  • Research and analyze the accounting/finance impacts that arise from the firm’s new business initiatives or strategies
  • Identify areas for operational improvements and establish efficiencies and enhancements of reporting through automation
  • Maintain a strong financial and operational control environment, implementing robust financial controls and procedures as required
  • Oversee other cost-related duties (Accounts payable, Group service charges etc)
  • Ad-hoc projects/tasks as required

You should possess the following qualifications:

  • 5-8 years of public and/or private experience in broker dealers and/or asset management firms
  • Bachelor’s degree with a strong academic record required
  • CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualification
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently within a team structure
  • Strong interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisational, analytical and problem solving skills with strong attention to detail
  • Proficient with Excel, possessing the ability to develop efficient and controlled procedures
  • The role requires a hands-on approach