Senior Operations Analyst

Senior Operations Analyst - Hedge Funds - (Top 7 global hedge fund service provider; must be a near expert in excel; more important that you want to learn and connect the dots than be a subject matter expert; midtown location; great preparation if someday you think you want to work in a hedge fund; ttl compensation from 100k+ to over 130k+)

 

The Firm

Our client administers over a quarter of a trillion with a platform that provides front office, risk, valuations, middle office, fund accounting, investor services and fund administration. Our services are completely customized for the needs of our individual hedge fund, fund of hedge funds and private equity fund clients.

 

Position

The Operations Associate works within the Middle Office team on electronic trade/deal capture, price verification, account reconciliation, confirmation and settlements, system development initiatives and includes exposure to globally traded products in multiple financial markets, including complex derivative instruments. The Associate works with clients daily and with all levels of management.

 

Responsibilities

      Review daily cash and position reconciliations to resolve trade breaks

      Ensure the accuracy of trade bookings, pricing, and other deliverables

      Effectively communicate with clients, assisting with all trade related questions

      Work closely with the Middle Office, Fund Accounting, IT, and Investor Service teams to identifying issues and take ownership for their resolution

      Create innovative technological solutions to solve client problems

Requirements

      5 to 8 years experience with an analytical mind. Finance, Computer Science, Hard Science, and Mathematic majors preferred.

      Interest in financial markets and the hedge fund industry. A fundamental understanding of various financial products is a plus

      Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously, in a fast paced, high pressure environment

      High Technical Aptitude. A familiarity with Excel, as well as exposure to VBA, SQL, and/or programming languages is a plus.

      Self-motivated and solid team player willing to take ownership of varying responsibilities