Hedge Fund Accounting and Operations Associate

Location: Central
Discipline: Accounting & Finance , Banking & Financial Services , Legal & Corporate Secretarial
Job type: full time
Salary: market rate - depending on experience
Contact name: Marie Swarbreck

Job ref: JOB_000764[131]
Published: 16 days ago

An alternative asset manager is seeking an Operations Associate to work with the existing two-person Operations and Finance team to support and perpetuate operational best practices for a fast-growing hedge fund. Excellent exposure to a highly dynamic trading environment and diversified product range.

 Responsibilities:

Day to Day Responsibilities will touch on two streams:

Finance and Accounting

  • Assist Controller with maintaining the firm’s books and records on all transactions and assets
  • Liaise with the Fund Administrator on fund accounting issues, including income/expense, P&L, and investor accounting
  • Use Portfolio Management System and other internal programs to assist with reconciling positions, NAV’s and cash on a daily and monthly basis
  • Support and assist in annual audits with the Firm’s external auditors 

Operations

  • Work closely with Investment and Trading teams to support the daily trade life cycle
  • Uphold and enhance the integrity of business infrastructure
  • Liaise with and manage various working partners

 Skills & Talents: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related Major
  • Hedge fund accounting experience, preferably at an Asset Manager, Fund Administrator or Hedge Fund Auditor
  • Experience with automated financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Outgoing and communicate well both verbally and in writing in English
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills to manage custom schedules and worksheets
  • Work well in a small business team environment while remaining self-motivated to accomplish business goals
  • Take personal pride in the integrity of the work product and the accuracy of the Financial Statements they help prepare