Hedge Fund Trading Assistant

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Summary

Exciting Opportunity with a High Flying Hedge Fund that is expanding quickly!


Company Information:

High Flying Global Macro Hedge Fund with several billion dollars in assets-under-management with a 15 year+ track record!


Job Description:

Hedge Fund Trading Assistant: Fixed Income: This role sits directly on a Pod/Trading Desk supporting a Portfolio Manager!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage trade capture of Fixed Income products
  • Assist PM in monitoring risk platform and troubleshoot any issues
  • Monitor affirmation platforms and ensure all risk/booking is correct
  • Work closely with Sales counterparts and Operations to ensure trades are allocated and settled
  • Manage affirmation of trades on matching platforms
  • Produce daily/weekly/monthly reporting for Investors as well as internal teams
  • Lead process improvements — recognize inefficiencies or gaps, recommend improvements and help implement new processes
  • Monitor control functions including reconciliations, breaks, and EOD checks
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements / Qualifications:
  • 5-7 years of middle office experience in an investment bank or another fund – (buy side experience preferred)
  • In-depth Fixed Income product knowledge
  • Strong familiarity with the trade lifecycle and relevant controls
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Experience with Bloomberg is a plus

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