Financial Accountant, Corporate Accounting

Caxton Associates
London, London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
17 May 2021
15 Jun 2021
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Company Overview:

Caxton Associates, founded in 1983, is a New York-based trading and investment firm with further offices in New Jersey, London and Singapore. Caxton Associates' primary business is to manage client and proprietary capital through global macro hedge fund strategies. Assets are managed via a broad mandate to trade in a variety of global markets and instruments.

The role

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a fast-paced corporate accounting team within a complex hedge fund environment. We require a grounded, articulate qualified accountant with energy and enthusiasm who is willing to roll up their sleeves and contribute to the success of the team. This role is a key hire and will report to the Group's Financial Controllers, whilst having day-to-day interaction with the Tax and Finance Directors.


  • Establish best-in-class controls and processes for the global corporate accounting function.
  • Perform month end close for a number of group entities to include cash reconciliations and journal postings, payroll entries and agreeing intercompany balances.
  • Prepare Caxton entity reporting packs and supporting schedules.
  • Liaise with audit teams and oversee their fieldwork.
  • Produce regulatory and tax schedules for various jurisdictions e.g. VAT, P11D, TVA, MAS, Sales & Use.
  • Manage the invoice payment process for all global entities.
  • Manage the cashflow and FX requirements of management company entities.
  • Budgeting and FP&A projects.
  • Update ICAAP for UK entity.
  • System implementation e.g. banking platform

Experience Required
  • ACA qualified accountant with an audit background
  • Financial Services experience is preferred but not essential.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and working with large data sets.
  • Self-starter and takes initiative.
  • Diligent, organised, strong written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships and to interface well with other departments e.g. treasury, tax, HR, compliance.
  • A team player with a professional approach and a keen desire to learn.

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