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Operations Manager

Job Title: Operations Manager
Contract Type: permanent / project-based
Location: Central
Industry:
Salary: competitive
Start Date: immediate
Duration: project / permanent
REF: #A635
Contact Name: Marie
Contact Email: cv@fleximums.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

About the company

A small but growing pan-Asia focused, fundamental research driven investment firm focused on equity long and short opportunities is looking for an entrepreneurial and self-motivated operations manager who is interested in growing their areas of responsibilities, career, and compensation.

About the opportunity

Your primary responsibility is for Fund Accounting Oversight / Fund Operations.

You must also be excited about working in a small and tight knit team where you will make an impact by contributing to ad hoc projects and undertaking other areas of responsibilities listed under ‘Additional’ below.

PRIMARY

Fund Accounting Oversight

-      Review and confirm monthly NAV as prepared by fund administrator

-      Other fund accounting work including but not limited to payment instructions processing, expense calculations, etc.

-      Preparation of year-end financial statements in line with IFRS standard, and coordinate annual audit with auditor

Fund Operations

-      Cash and position reconciliation, and resolution of discrepancies if any

-      Corporate action processing

-      Trade matching after markets close

-      Monitoring trade settlements, including resolution of problems if any

-      Ensure trade instructions in place for fund administrator and prime brokers

Reporting – examples:

-      For CIO – PnL analytics, risk reports

-      For COO – soft dollar and commissions reports, analysis of financing costs

-      For investors – monthly newsletters, bespoke performance reports

-      For regulators – short position reporting

ADDITIONAL – the ideal candidate will be expected to be ambitious to grow by making significant contributions in one or more of these areas:

Treasury Function

-      Assisting the COO to manage cash and positions balances between prime brokers and ISDA counterparties to optimise financing costs

Research Assistant

-      Assisting the investment team in updating financial models, managing performance and other databases, creating monitoring reports

Office Management

-      Assisting the COO to manage firm-related functions, such as HR, management accounts, expenses management, etc.

Compliance

-      Assisting the COO to ensure the firm’s adherence to compliance obligations, including documentation to track compliance

Trading Assistant

-      Assisting the CIO / Senior Trader in securities trading

-      Monitor trades, locate and negotiate borrow for short sale positions, prepare daily trade blotter and other trade and market reports

Vendor Management

-      Assisting the COO to conduct and document ongoing vendor due diligence

 

Requirements:

BS/BA university degree.  CPA or equivalent, or work towards such, is a plus.

3+ years of relevant fund accounting or public accounting (audit) work experience, preferably supporting hedge funds.

Must be a team player.

Sound analytical and problem solving skills.

Highly organized, pro-active, and detail-oriented.

Ability to manage projects, work under pressure, and meet deadlines.

Fluent in Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel.

Ideally will have experience with OMS/PMS systems, and Bloomberg.