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Hedge Fund

Backoffice Professional, New York, NY

All-Around Athlete – Title TBD (New York, NY): Our client, a successful hedge fund with over $1B in AUM, is looking to bring on an experienced operations or accounting professional to join their NYC team.  This is a newly created role to support the backoffice functions of a thriving hedge fund.  The individual will gain exposure to all areas of the firm’s infrastructure operations including accounting, operations, compliance, investor relations, and finance.  The new hire will report to the CFO and will be expected to work closely with various teams within the firm.

 

Key Points:

  • Exposure and ability to expand their knowledge in the firm’s operational, accounting, investor relations and compliance infrastructure
  • Organization is lean offering this new hire the ability to build relationships with C-suite professionals
  • The team is seeking someone eager to learn, happy to be a part of a smaller operation, and excited to get involved in many areas of the firm’s business

Responsibilities:

  • Perform profit and loss, position, cash and trade reconciliations between administrator, brokers and internal systems; advise on and assist with establishing the best practices with respect to operational infrastructure
  • Provide support with ongoing accounting, operations, compliance, and investor relations tasks; assist with improving procedures and systems to optimize operating and accounting efficiency
  • Communicate with external prime brokers, service providers, administrators, auditors and ISDA counterparties; assist with the month-end/year-end close process for funds (coordinating with third party administrators)

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience with or exposure to operations and/or compliance a plus; bachelors degree with strong academic pedigree
  • Knowledge of financial markets, fund accounting and reconciliations; proficiency with Excel required
  • High level of attention to detail and process; experience with partnership book and tax accounting
  • Must be comfortable working on time sensitive projects with an optimistic attitude and willingness to contribute; outstanding analytical, organizational, and communication skills

Job Reference #1403

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