Accountant (Contract)

New York, New York, United States

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Two Sigma is a technology company dedicated to finding value in the world’s data. Since its founding in 2001, Two Sigma has built an innovative platform that combines extraordinary computing power, vast amounts of information, and advanced data science to produce breakthroughs in investment management, insurance and related fields. Today, Two Sigma manages approximately $58 billion in assets, employs more than 1,600 people and has offices in New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Houston and London. For more information, please visit www.twosigma.com.

Two Sigma Securities, LLC is a growing business that is looking for a highly motivated and bright accountant to join the finance team.

In this role, you will cover a wide range of accounting tasks, which include:

  • Performing daily cash reconciliations;
  • Managing AP and AR processes including invoicing and payments to vendors; assisting with month-end close process;
  • Setting up new vendor/client for payment through ACH or wire; maintain client information such as contact info/W9/ACH
  • Paying invoices and PFOF on a bi-weekly basis; managing payment inquiries;
  • Performing monthly accrual/expense schedules, clearing account reconciliation, journal entry upload;
  • Assisting in documenting daily/monthly processes;
  • Other ad-hoc tasks

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance and/or accounting
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills required
  • Self-awareness, maturity, and irreproachable integrity
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • 2-8 years of work experience in an accounting related role