An expanding, multi-billion dollar AUM hedge fund are looking to make a newly created non-investment hire.
We are hiring for an operations analyst, to take ownership over a broad remit of responsibilities for one of the firm’s recent fund launches. The role will cover trade validation, trade bookings, settlements, corporate actions, managing the repo book, P&L analysis etc. This is a highly accountable and autonomous position, where you will represent the firm market facing, for example with prime brokers, custodians and vendors. The hire will work on key automation projects / value-add work on a daily basis – the hire will have the opportunity to learn VBA & Python should he/she wish to do so.
The role is available as the current incumbent is moving internally into an investment analyst role for the new fund launch. Candidates with similar ambitions to move into the front office within 2-3yrs are encouraged to apply for this operations position.
Candidates should ideally be Russell Group 2:1/first class graduates, with a highly numerical background (A at Maths A-level preferred). Candidates should have at least 1-3yrs relevant experience, working for an IB or buy-side. Advanced excel skills are required.
The role will pay a 40-50k base salary. If the fund and the hire perform to a high standard, a 25-50% year one bonus is possible.