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Position: Operations Specialist
Job Number: MS03884
Location: CT - Stamford
Date Posted: 2017-09-11
Salary Range: $101-125k
Job Summary:

Top Hedge Fund seeking an Operations Specialist to join their growing team!! 

Company Information:

Name: Premier Hedge Fund

Job Description:

 Assist with daily trade management workflow; including trade entry, confirmation & entity allocations

 Assist the Trading Desk/Analysts with requests including P&L, exposure, and trade activity inquiries regarding the portfolio

 Review daily P&L and control diagnostics and produce nightly reporting for the firm

 Perform collateral management responsibilities for both cleared & non-cleared OTC derivative portfolios

 Work with Compliance team to set up new brokerage relationships and monitor best execution

 Coordinate with analysts and tax specialists to process complex corporate actions such as reorganizations, mandatory/voluntary exchanges, tenders, and amendments—experience coordinating elections and proxies with PBs a plus  

 Work with our Administrator to help maintain/review daily cash, position, and accrual reconciliations associated with complex bank loans, fixed income, and originations

 Assist Financing Team to analyze securities lending data; liaise with Front Office & Prime Brokers on borrow costs and lending opportunities

 Participate in a broad range of operational projects 

Requirements / Qualifications:

 Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field with a GPA greater than 3.25

 5-6 years’ experience in the financial services industry

 Strong desire to work on an expanding team that covers a wide range of financial products

 Knowledge of securities processing and operations. Specific knowledge of credit and/or fixed income products, capital structures or derivatives experience is a plus

 Prior experience with a prime brokerage / hedge fund relationship is a plus

 Ability to use Bloomberg and knowledge of market data  

 High technical comfort level with systems and technology: working knowledge of FIS VPM a plus

 Outstanding attention to detail with the ability to identify errors and recommend process enhancements

 Thrives in a fast paced environment with the ability to multi-task and works toward deadlines

 Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to gather, organize, and illustrate ideas clearly and concisely

 Comfortable communicating directly with Front Office personnel and Senior Management  

 Excellent command of Microsoft Office, especially Excel

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