Operations Analyst / Fund Accountant

Recruiter
Robert Half Limited
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£45k - £55k pa
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an Operations Analyst with Fund Accountant experience seeking a new challenge? Are you interested in working for an established yet boutique Asset Manager based in the West End? Robert Half Financial Services are looking to find an experienced Operations Analyst to join and support the Operations team within an established yet boutique Asset Management firm. This a great opportunity for someone who has 3 years+ experience within Middle Office Operations and Fund Accountancy in a boutique Asset Manager or Hedge Fund and would like a new challenge in the West End. Role The Operations Analyst is responsible for directly supporting the firm's Investment Team. The individual will be exposed to various product types (Equities, Futures, FX and Derivatives) and will play a vital role in supporting the Portfolio Managers & Execution Traders. There will be extensive interaction with other internal support departments (Risk, Legal/Compliance, Accounting, and Software Development) as well as the Fund Administrators and external counterparties. Daily activities will include cash and positions reconciliations, monitoring of electronic trade confirmations, liaising with the Fund Administrator and performing a shadow accounting function. * Administrators NAV reconciliation & shadow NAV production * Management & performance fee reconciliation * Reconciliation of daily cash balances, corp. actions & positions * Interaction with fund directors & auditors * Assist with the on-boarding of new service providers, funds & portfolio managers * Assist in review of fund documentation * Interaction with service providers - admins, prime brokers, executing brokers * Assist in the preparation of board packs & management information * Assist in periodic regulatory reporting requirements for the funds * Monthly fund factsheet/newsletter production - data collection Profile * Proactive self-learner & problem solver * Reliable team member with the ability to work under pressure * Strong organisational and presentational skills * Effective oral & written communication skills - knowledge shared & cascaded appropriately * Ability to work both independently and in a team environment * Over 5 years of experience within fund management * A university degree - solid academics * Proficient on Microsoft Excel (macros, Bloomberg API) * Knowledge of UCITs & Cayman fund structures preferable Company The firm is an established Asset Manager with a 15 year track record of running Hedge Funds. They offer a wide and varied role covering a broad range of areas assisting in all operational aspects of the firm across various fund types and duties including Fund Accounting. Salary & Benefits * £45,000-£55,000 Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.
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