Assistant Controller - Management Companies

Squarepoint Capital




Role: Assistant Controller – Management Companies

Squarepoint is a global investment management firm that utilizes a diversified portfolio of systematic and quantitative strategies across financial markets that seeks to achieve high quality, uncorrelated returns for our clients. We have deep expertise in trading, technology and operations and attribute our success to rigorous scientific research. As a technology and data-driven firm, we design and build our own cutting-edge systems, from high performance trading platforms to large scale data analysis and compute farms. With main investment offices in New York, London and Singapore, we emphasize true, global collaboration by aligning our investment, technology and operations teams functionally around the world.

Job Description:

  • Review and approval of global T&E reimbursements, including tying out expenses to the underlying receipts, ensuring compliance with internal reimbursement policies and resolving discrepancies with employees
  • Coordination, review and approval of global corporate Amex and HSBC cards, including preparation of Amex reports reimbursement request in Concur for certain senior employees
  • Review invoices that are entered into accounting system for accuracy, completeness, cut off and proper allocation methodology
  • Review of invoices via Concur Payables for proper approval, amount, allocation code and expense methodology (prepaid, expense, accruals, etc)
  • Processing of weekly payments to vendors
  • Recording, reviewing and reconciling intercompany transactions in multiple currencies across various companies
  • Assist in the month end closing and financial reporting process including account analysis and reconciliation
  • Liaise with external auditors regarding financial reporting and timely issuance of financial statements
  • Provide information to tax preparers as it relates to all tax matters, including planning, return preparation COLO reporting and compliance
  • Reconciling bank accounts
  • Administrative tasks in Concur, including adding new joiners, updating reporting lines, updating vendors’ information
  • Communicate with employees on all Concur-related functions/support/issues
  • Participate in implementation of new systems, processes and procedures to improve efficiency while maintaining adequate internal control environment
  • Assistance with ad hoc assignments and special projects, including FBAR, 1099 filing, etc.

 Required Skills:

  • 8+ years of accounting experience; public or a mixture of Big 4 & private accounting experience
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of foreign currency transactions
  • Knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organized and self-motivated
  • Team-oriented

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of Great Plains GL system and Dynamics Management Reporter
  • Knowledge of Concur expense and Concur payable
  • Knowledge of Salesforce
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