Systematic Trading Hedge Fund - Operations Specialist

Black Swan Group
Closing date
14 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Systematic Trading Hedge Fund - Operations Specialist

Location - London


Compensation - £70,000 to £80,000 base salary + benefits + bonus (*discretionary* up to 50% bonus).

A Systematic Trading Hedge Fund is looking to hire an Operations Specialist in London.

The Systematic Trading Hedge Fund - Operations Specialist will support the Global Head of Operations in London, and work with other global offices in Hong Kong and New York.

  • The business has been set up for a number of years and has some manual controls and framework in place, and in the process of selecting a new PMS/OMS system to streamline trading operations.
  • Lots of scope to the role, opportunity to undertaking implementation of new OMS/PMS solution, support analysis, requirements gathering and implementation.
  • Coupled with a wide range of responsibilities and plenty of opportunity given it's a fast-growing fund, looking to move into more complex products, and lots of projects to deliver.
  • Fund has 2 main strategies, 1 Prop fund and 1 Hedge Fund and cover the following product lines covered - Equities (Cash), Futures, Options, FX and ETFs, with ambitions to expand in the coming years.
  • Business Hours - 7am/8am start - finish by 4.30pm/5pm, with the business adopting a 4:1 model, 4 days in the office and 1-day WFH.
  • The business is looking for someone with real depth of knowledge, buy side experience, and product knowledge across the products they trade.

Key Requirements - Systematic Trading Hedge Fund - Operations Specialist

  • Knowledge of trade life cycle, covering MEV/PNL, Navs and being aware of PNL calculations.
  • Being able to resolve disputes and support full fund administration.
  • IT skills - no requirement for Python, if someone has Excel VBA that will be helpful, must not a core requirement.

This is an unique opportunity to join a company with a really flat structure in London, the firm is more focused on hiring someone with real knowledge and looking to support a growing firm and be rewarded.

  • Compensation - looking for someone with 8-10 years' experience, with base salary from £70k up to £80k base salary + benefits and bonus (discretionary bonus - firm has been paying up 50% bonuses in the past, to benchmark bonuses).
  • Hybrid working model in place - 4 Days in the Office and 1 Day WFH.
  • Location - West End London

Please do apply early to avoid disappointment! A opportunity with Systematic Trading Hedge Fund, newly formed and ambitious plans to grow asset class offering in the next few years!

***Applicants are asked to ensure they have full UK Right to Work - no client sponsorship, or student or post study visa's will be accepted.***

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