A very well established, regarded and hugely successful Hedge Fund are looking to make a new non-investment hire.
Reporting directly in to the COO (but also with close association to the Head Trader who you will face off to), the remit of the role covers fund valuations in detail (including ownership over monthly valuations). You will also reconcile cash balances, manage the trading/fund accounting systems, manage margin calls etc. The hire will be trained to quickly take on responsibility of managing/liaising with key counterparties (including Prime Brokers and Fund Administrators). There will be opportunities to lead projects, should as the improvement/implementation of existing systems and infrastructure. The hire will also shadow the CFO, with an opportunity to be trained by on him to take on certain duties and/or provide cover when he is away.
We are ideally looking for a 2017/2018 graduate, but a 2019 graduate with good internship experience could also be relevant. We prefer excellent academics and initial experience in a front office support role where possible, in an IB, another fund or a high profile FS firm. The candidate must be highly numerate, with great attention to detail and have an excellent and versatile work ethic. You will have the correct personality and confidence to work on an investment desk/face off to market leading portfolio managers/traders from day one in the role.
My client is offering a base salary of up to 35k. You will earn a 25-50% bonus depending on how you perform. You can expect an excellent work-life-balance in the role.