Trade Support - Hedge fund
GBP35000 - 55000 / annum
City of London
25th March 2019
Robert Half Financial Services are representing a boutique West End based Asset Manager. The company specialises in Emerging Markets and they have been in operations for over 10- years.
The role is within their Middle Office and the organisation is small and efficient with just 30- people between London and New York. The role itself involves assisting the Middle Office manager with day to day Operational tasks.
Working within a small team, the role supports their front office business, for all Operational related tasks.
The chosen candidate must be of graduate calibre with a minimum of 1- 3 years experience from either a Hedge Fund or a reputable Asset Management, or a top-tier Investment Bank.
Overseeing the day to day operations of the fund to ensure smooth execution, clearance and settlement of all of the hedge funds trading business. Product coverage includes; Bonds, Equities, Commodities (Oil), FX, CDS, IRS
Extensive daily liaison with front to back office and direct involvement in daily/weekly front to back office reconciliations
Played an integral role in the negotiation and initiation of multiple Service Level Agreements (SLA's) with 3rd party providers
Initiating and building relationships with senior management at 3rd party vendors and Prime Brokers ensuring that the most efficient services are provided to the fund at all times. This also involves communication with Prime Brokers in local markets including Brazil and Nigeria
Successful management and completion of sizeable projects including the development of an automated transaction reporting mechanism to the FSA. Developed and implemented an automatic trade booking system for front to-back office straight through processing (STP)
Regular liaison with internal compliance to ensure that the fund's regulatory demands are met, making sure that any changes in FSA rules are adhered to and reported to senior management
Built a highly efficient operations team along with the COO. Interviewed and selected suitable candidates and then successfully trained and managed them, helping them to become effective operations analysts within the business
Assistance in the production and reconciliation of monthly NAVs
Reconciling investor redemptions and directly involved in the distribution of investor statements
Producing the funds daily unencumbered cash reports and non USD FX balance reports
Handling of day to day custody accounts ensuring the correct allocation of fund assets
Handling counterparty margin calls and queries
Middle and back office trading/reporting system expertise and strong knowledge of front office profit and loss/risk platforms
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