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Data science drives so many disciplines nowadays. Over ten years ago the Systematica team was ahead of its time in insisting that investment management was no exception and should be done through data science.

Quantitative investment management is now a big trend and we are right in the middle of it!

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Who Are We

Systematica Investments Limited is a privately owned investment manager. It provides its services to hedge funds, funds of hedge funds or managed accounts. The firm manages separate client-focused portfolios. It also launches and manages hedge funds. The firm invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the globe.

Diversity in Numbers

We are justifiably proud to have an incredibly varied mix of colleagues from all corners of our global community. For example, we have over 30 nationalities over our five offices.

Our diversity is our strength and it underpins the creative and vibrant culture we have at Systematica.

Whatever your unique and personal qualities are, if you excel in your area of expertise, we want to hear from you.

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Tax and Corporate Accountant


Purpose of Role


To provide a dependable and professional tax and corporate accounting service to all areas of the business, whilst supporting the existing team with, often time-critical, departmental objectives.


Primary Duties – Corporate Accounting


  • Provide accurate and timely monthly reporting to both internal and external stakeholders, ensuring financial policies, procedures and controls are adhered to;
  • Provide regulatory reporting to each of the regulatory bodies with oversight for a group entity;
  • Preparation of financial statements across various jurisdictions, including group consolidated accounts and audit liaison;
  • Preparation of payroll reconciliations for all jurisdictions;
  • Develop and monitor the annual budget, with a particular focus on the preparation and analysis of the budget; and
  • Other project work as the Corporate Accounting Manager may advise.


Primary Duties – Tax


  • Prepare, in an accurate and timely manner, quarterly and annual corporate tax computations, ensuring local tax rules are taken into consideration;
  • Assist in the preparation of deferred tax calculations on an annual basis, which will feed into financial statements across various jurisdictions;
  • Initial preparation of ASC740 (FIN48) analyses for funds managed by the investment manager;
  • Prepare, in an accurate and timely manner, quarterly indirect tax returns for corporate entities, ensuring local rules are adhered, and provide day-to-day input to Corporate Accounting team on appropriate indirect tax treatment of expenses;
  • Update and maintain FATCA and CRS documentation for corporate and fund entities, and respond to requests (internal and external) for FATCA/CRS documentation;
  • Assist with review of investors and reporting for FATCA/CRS purposes;
  • Utilise accounting information to prepare summary information for payroll and personal tax purposes, applying relevant tax principles where relevant;
  • Assist with the preparation of other tax and information returns; and
  • Other project work as head of tax and corporate accounting may advise.


*Note: it is not expected that candidate will have in-depth knowledge of all areas of tax in the various jurisdictions where Systematica operates, but it will be important that they have had material exposure to core tax areas (e.g. corporate tax, indirect tax, AEOI, etc.) in their current/previous roles.  Informal training, information sharing and various tools/repositories will be made available to assist with tax duties, though an eagerness to research rules/requirements in relevant jurisdictions will be a key success factor in the role.  If desired and relevant, support will be provided for further study in relation to tax (e.g. CTA, ADIT, etc.).




  • Any other duties commensurate with the post holder’s position and seniority; and
  • All employees should understand that it is their personal responsibility to comply with all organisational, statutory and regulatory policies and procedures.


 Experience, Knowledge & Skills


  • Newly ACA or ACCA qualified accountant (or equivalent), preferably with tax exposure;
  • Big 4 or Top 10 accountancy firm background;
  • The candidate will ideally come from a financial services background;
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP is essential, whilst US GAAP and Singapore GAAP would be advantageous;
  • Knowledge of Jersey FSB, UK FCA, Swiss, and Singaporean regulatory environments would be advantageous;
  • Knowledge and experience across range of tax areas, including corporate tax, indirect tax, and personal tax;
  • Knowledge and experience with international tax issues would be advantageous, but not essential
  • Advanced Excel skills;
  • Experience with CODA would be advantageous, but not essential; and
  • Ideally, a minimum of two years’ experience in a similar role.


 Educational & Professional Qualifications


  • Educated to ‘A’ level (or equivalent) standard; and
  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA).


A full job description is available by clicking on the link below: Tax and Corporate Accountant – Jersey – 10 January 2019
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Graduate Program

Research Program

For the ongoing improvement of our quantitative trading models as well as for conception of new ideas, we welcome highly-talented graduates with a passion for research and data analysis.

Technology Program

Systematica can be thought of as a financial technology firm. Our investment approach depends on the interaction of our quantitative models with high-powered computer systems.

Your introduction to a world where science and technology meet financial markets.

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