Accounting & Operations Associate

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The Accounting and Operations Associate will be responsible for carrying out a variety of accounting and operational duties under the supervision of the Controllers and Trade Desk Operations personnel. Products traded include: Equities, Futures, FX Forwards/NDF’s, Interest Rate Swaps, Swaptions, Variance Swaps, Volatility Swaps and OTC Options.

Company Information:

This company is a registered investment adviser and globally focused asset management firm headquartered in New York. This company applies a systematic research and investment process that combines economic principles and statistical methods to identify financially profitable opportunities in global markets. This company seeks to provide investment advisory services to a broad investor base, such as family offices, endowments, foundations, pension funds and other institutional investors.

Job Description:
  • Assist on all aspects of the life-cycle of the trade. Including Trade Entry, Trade Files, Matching to Counterparties, Communication to Administrator, Trade Date Position Reconciliations, Cancel and Corrections, Corporate Actions, Dividend Processing, Swap Expiration Cash Flow Management
  • Maintenance of Portfolio Management System ( i.e. broker setups, commission rules etc)
  • Trade Date +1 Cash and Position Reconciliations
  • Work closely with trade desk, technology, counterparties and the administrator to resolve issues and develop processes and procedures
  • Fund level daily P&L- End of day pricing, position and P&L reconciliation to administrator, prepare and distribute end of day p&L to firm personnel
  • Fund level monthly P&L- Prepare & reconcile estimated and final fund level P&L for distribution to investors
  • Assist in the preparation of internal and regulatory reporting requirements
  • Assist in the year-end audit process
  • Treasury and FX Management- Assist in monitoring and moving fund cash balances across the various counterparties
  • Collateral and Counterparty management- Assist in the daily collateral management process and the monitoring of the funds counterparty exposures

Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 years hedge fund accounting experience
  • Accounting and operational knowledge of the products described above
  • Ability to multi-task and work with others in a team environment
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree required

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