Global asset management firm with offices in New York, Palo Alto and London is seeking a Middle Office Analyst to provide day to day operational support for our portfolios out of our New York office. This role provides the opportunity to be a key member of a growing Asset Management firm.
Key Functions and Areas of Responsibility:
â¢ Trade processing, confirmation and settlement oversight. Manage the daily operations function, ensuring accurate portfolio reporting and systems processing
â¢ Collateral/margin management in liaise with the administrator including exposure and manage counterparty balances
â¢ Act as point of contact for administrator, custodian, PB/FCM, and dealer back-office teams.
â¢ Process daily position and cash reconciliations to administrator and custodian.
â¢ Provide clients with position, trade and NAV reporting.
â¢ Work closely with IT department on creating reconciliation tools and improving automation processes including assist with usability testing of systems etc.
â¢ Liaise with back office specialists to ensure and facilitate proper books, records, and profit/loss analysis
Desired Experience and Qualifications:
â¢ Bachelorâs Degree â Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics preferred
â¢ Self-motivated individual that can work autonomously, as well as in a team environment, and focus on proactive problem solving
â¢ Must exhibit strong verbal and written communication skills.
â¢ Must be able to prioritize tasks efficiently and navigate supporting the needs of multiple stakeholders
â¢ Must have pedigree in Excel skills with proven ability to improve the efficiency of recurring processes
â¢ Programming skills (SQL, VBA, Python) a major plus
â¢ 0 â 2 years buy side middle/back office experience, preferably in a hedge fund or CTA
â¢ Experience supporting a variety of instruments â such as Equities, Fixed Income, Futures, FX, repos and their respective derivatives â is a plus
â¢ Foreign Exchange
â¢ NDF FX
â¢ Interest Rate Swaps
â¢ Variance Swaps
â¢ Total Return Swaps
â¢ Listed Options
â¢ OTC Index Options
â¢ FX Options
ABOUT OUR FIRM
Our team is composed of seasoned investment veterans who previously served as chief investment officers (CIOs), pension plan executives, and practitioners at consulting firms and investment banks. We provide innovative and highly customized multi-asset and quantitative investment solutions to address the investment objectives of our institutional clients, with a focus on managing risk while generating returns â all in one nimble, client-centric boutique.