Trading Operations - Shanghai

Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Ref#: POS-12130

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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.


We are seeking an operations professional to join the growing Shanghai office.  In this role, you will be responsible for all aspects of the trading lifecycle, performing vital middle office functions and participating in projects and initiatives that help further develop this critical business activity. 


You will take on the following responsibilities:

  • Operations: 

    • Ensuring that trading systems are utilizing reconciled information and that all operational procedures and risk controls are set

    • Reviewing reconciliation of trades, positions, cash, prices, P&L, etc. across all counterparties

    • Researching and resolving breaks

    • Reviewing / releasing P&L to various internal business groups

    • Coordinating various processes and guidelines with the Operations, Operations Engineering, Accounting, Financial Resources Management, Legal, and Compliance teams in Two Sigma offices outside of China (e.g., New York, Houston, Hong Kong) 

    • Supporting business initiatives such as onboarding new counterparties, launching new funds, and trading new securities

    • Overseeing cash management and daily margin processes 

  • Fund accounting: 

    • Working together with 3rd party auditors, fund administrator, custodian(s), and other third party service providers to prepare reporting, such as audit workpapers, investor reporting, and financial statements 

    • Performing day-to-day accounting support of the funds

    • Reviewing and releasing daily, weekly and monthly estimated and final RoRs and NAVs prepared by the administrator 


You should possess the following qualifications:

  • Fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English

  • 2-5 years of operations experience at an asset management firm, prime broker, or fund administrator

  • Operations experience with equities and bonds is a plus

  • Fund accounting experience is a plus

  • AMAC “Exam for Fund Practicing Qualification” is a plus

  • Bachelor's degree from a top university 

  • Extensive experience with MS Office

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with exceptional attention to details 

  • Strong problem solving/critical thinking abilities 

  • Strong ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks in addition to daily responsibilities


You will enjoy the following benefits:
  • Core Benefits: Fully paid medical and dental insurance premiums for employees and dependents, employer-paid life & disability insurance
  • Time Off: Generous annual leave 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.