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Position: Trading Assistant
Job Number: MS03550
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2017-03-10
Salary Range: $81-100k $101-125k
Job Summary:

High profile opportunity at Premier Hedge Fund! 

Company Information:

Name: Premier Hedge Fund

Job Description:

·Position will have exposure to the Fund's Portfolio Managers, Traders, Risk, Trade Operations, Investor Relations, Fund Admin and other outsourced vendors

·Review daily portfolio pricing and PnL calculation intraday and end of day

·Research and resolve PnL issues raised by front office personnel in a timely manner

·Help create Data Models to improve performance review and P&L Attribution across multiple vectors

·Monitor tracking error and explain differences

·Request broker quotes for pricing overrides

·Prepare and review materials to be discussed in Valuation Committee

·Work with Trade Ops on resolving issues in allocation, fees, security master, and tags

·Work with Risk/Desk on issues related to exposure and Greeks

·Review and communicate monthly risk capital to Accounting/Operations/Front office/Systems and Admin

·Assist Legal/Compliance to review restriction and other regulatory breaches

·Provide monthly updates on allocation schedule to IT/OPS/Trade OPS/RISK/DESK etc.

·Work with IR on investor due diligence and other scheduled request

Requirements / Qualifications:

·2-5 years of total work experience in Middle Office/Operations/Treasury (preferably from a global macro hedge fund)

·Broad range of product knowledge including Equities, Bonds, Futures, Swaps (IR, EQ, TRS), Options, CDS and FX with preference on OTC IRS/FX and options

·High proficiency in Excel and knowledge in VBA, SQL, or other programming language is REQUIRED

·Self-starter that can demonstrate intellectual curiosity

·Ability to juggle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively

·Must demonstrate superior quantitative and analytical skills, and a propensity to be “hands on” and detail oriented

·Familiarity with Bloomberg, Reuters, Eze or Charles River, and variety of EMS/ECN preferred

·CFA or CFA candidate desired

·Flexibility to travel to other office locations a plus

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