Operations Associate

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Looking for an Associate to join the team.

Company Information:

Alternative Investment Firm

Job Description:
      • Maintain internal books and records for the firms funds of hedge funds and managed account platform
      • 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
      • Serve as a business analyst to identify and implement software system improvements and manage various automation projects to accommodate growing business complexities
      • 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 Technology, on topics ranging from liquidity to fund formation to NAV review automation
      • Liaise with third-party providers, including administrators, lenders, vendors, and auditors

Requirements / Qualifications:
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience in operations and fund accounting within the financial sector
  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Information Systems, or related field of study
  • Strong knowledge of financial statistics, ratios, calculations, and performance concepts
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and high standards
  • Unquestionable work ethic and initiative
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and confidently in written and verbalcommunications
  • Commitment to improvement
  • Team player mentality
  • Excellent analytical skills and good judgment
  • Preferred Experience:
    • Accounting system software implementation, maintenance, enhancements, etc.
    • Knowledge of SQL and developing macros
    • Production of investor or management reporting and communications
    • Relevant product knowledge and sufficient understanding of fund and trade operations

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