Finance Manager

THE FIRM

XTX Markets is a leading algorithmic trading company partnering with counterparties, exchanges and e-trading venues globally to provide liquidity in the Equity, FX, Fixed Income and Commodity markets. We provide consistent liquidity, helping market participants throughout the world obtain the best prices in the various assets classes we cover, regardless of changing market conditions.

At XTX Markets technology is our business and we are a diverse organisation which attracts outstanding talent from across all industry backgrounds. We are focused on teamwork and our people collaborate on all aspects of the business, working openly and with respect for each other, our clients and the market. Our culture is non-hierarchical and one where everyone is valued. We strive for excellence in everything we do.

THE ROLE

  • Reporting to the Head of Treasury, the key objectives of this role are providing local expertise to the French trading entity of the XTX Markets Group and playing a key role on Finance team wide initiatives across the global group. A central part of this role is acting as the legal entity controller for our French trading entity
  • This role will be based in our Paris office however in the first year the role will be based in the London office. We are open for the right candidate to be based in Paris from day one, subject to frequent visits to the London office to work with the wider Finance team
  • It involves being a subject matter expert in French GAAP account under PCEC chart of accounts for investment firms and having full responsibility for preparation of monthly IFRS and French GAAP financials, annual French GAAP financial statements, quarterly regulatory returns (RUBA and IFR reporting) and assisting the global head of tax with managing tax filings in conjunction with local advisors
  • The first year of this role will involve performing crucial and recurring treasury management processes as well as responsibility for preparing all prudential regulatory filings for our UK and EU entities
  • Within the Finance team we are keen to design workflows and processes that ensure scalability and accuracy of outputs therefore a key focus of this role is to assist in designing and executing new processes and enhancing existing process with these outcomes in mind, leveraging technology wherever possible

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preparing quarterly RUBA and IFR reporting on behalf of our French entity
  • Managing month end close cycle for our French entity under both IFRS and French GAAP
  • Preparation of annual French GAAP financial statements and management of year end audit process for our French entity
  • Full responsibility for documentation of key prudential documents including the ICARA (ICAAP / ILAAP) and Recovery Plans
  • Providing support to Global Head of Tax in respect of tax filing obligations for our French trading entity
  • Providing commercial and operational support on an ad hoc basis to the Head of Paris Office.
  • Assisting the treasury team in performing ongoing treasury monitoring and management activities
  • Assisting the wider Finance team in designing and delivering global processes supporting month end close activities

ESSENTIAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Experience of owning monthly close and internal and external reporting cycles
  • Proven ability to prepare French GAAP financials
  • Working knowledge of French GAAP accounting under PCEC framework
  • Practical working knowledge of financial services industry
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Fluent in English and French

DESIRABLE ATTRIBUTES

  • Thrives on taking complete ownership of processes and ensures consistent delivery to a high standard
  • Experience of presenting to key internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience of consistently delivering to deadlines
  • Ability to work on own initiative with limited supervision
  • History of successfully designing and implementing new processes
  • Managing datasets using SQL or similar
  • Knowledge of ACPR reporting requirements

Contact: careers@xtxmarkets.com