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$40B AUM Alternative Manager looking to hire a Trade Support Associate!

Company Information:

$40B AUM Alternative Asset Manager

Job Description:

Trade Support/Asset Servicing

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for trade capture, trade blotter reconciliations and resolution of exceptions
  • Liaise between trading desk, prime brokers and custodians, and executing brokers to fix any trade related issues
  • Facilitate trade settlement breaks and fails resolution; act as liaison between trading desks, executing brokers, counterparties, and custodians to resolve issues
  • Perform daily trade affirmation and confirmation to ensure trading activity is confirmed, allocated and communicated to all custodians and brokers
  • Respond to any trade related questions from service providers and trade desk
  • Responsible for security setup and data management in security master and data warehouse
  • Review daily cash and position reconciliations
  • Monitor daily cash reconciliations for any cash reconciling items to ensure up-to-date cash balances for funds managed
  • Monitor daily position reconciliations for any position related differences to ensure accuracy of internal reporting and proprietary trade blotter
  • Respond to any cash and position related inquiries from investment team and service providers
  • Process coupons, dividends, paydowns, drawdowns and distributions in portfolio accounting system
  • Assist in trade life cycle events related to private and structured asset investments, including complex SPV structures, restructurings, reorganizations, securitizations, and other transactions related to asset servicing
  • Manage and communicate with third party middle office and fund administration teams to ensure proper booking and processing of all investment life cycle related activities
  • Look at existing processes and relationships and make suggestions on how they could be changed to improve end to end operational support.
  • Work on projects relating to system/process enhancements and re-engineering of operational workflows.

Product knowledge exposure:

  • Corporate Bonds / ABS
  • Credit Default Swaps / Interest Rate Swaps
  • FX products (FX SPOTs, Forwards, Vanilla, and exotic options)
  • Equity/Options (listed and OTC) and Equity TRS
  • Experience with VPM, Eze, IVP Security Master
  • Bank Debt / Term Loans / Revolvers / Middle Market Loans / Commercial Real Estate

Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree with a track record of strong academic performance
  • 4-8 years of experience in operations, accounting, hedge fund administration, valuation or finance
  • Credit hedge fund background preferred with solid product knowledge including Credit Derivatives, Corporate Bonds and Bank Loans
  • Experience with VPM, Eze, IVP Security Master is a plus
  • Detailed and strong data analysis and Excel skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in both the written and verbal form
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve complicated issues and to advance multifaceted projects

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