Associate – Operations and Accounting

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Summary

Seeking a resourceful problem-solver to manage day-to-day responsibilities within our operations and accounting team.


Company Information:

Multi-billion dollar alternative investment firm


Job Description:

•Maintain internal books and records for funds of hedge funds, managed account platform, and direct trading vehicles
• Review the fund administrator’s monthly net asset value calculations by reconciling cash balances, investment positions, payables and receivables, and capital activity
• Monitor daily trading and margin reporting provided by the fund administrator, prime brokers, and trading counterparties
• Assist with various operations and treasury processes, including daily cash management and FX hedging
• Prepare various weekly, monthly, and quarterly investor reports
• Respond to ad hoc investor data requests and day-to-day investor inquiries
• Assist with preparing fund audited financial statements and annual tax filings
• Represent Operations to other groups throughout the firm, such as the Investment Committee and Compliance, on topics ranging from liquidity to fund formation to regulatory filings
• Liaise with third-party providers, including administrators, lenders, vendors, and auditors


Requirements / Qualifications:

• 2-6 years of relevant experience in operations and fund accounting within the financial sector or audit or tax in public accounting
• Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance
• Relevant product knowledge and sufficient understanding of fund and trade operations
• Strong knowledge of financial statistics, ratios, calculations, and performance concepts
• Strong Excel skills
• Commitment to improvement
• Team player mentality
• Excellent analytical skills and good judgment
• Valuable Experience (but not required):
o Production of investor or management reporting and communications
o Involvement with annual investor and fund tax filings
o Knowledge of SQL and developing macros

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