The client is a boutique hedge fund that has had an exceptional start to 2020 and as a result has seen increased inflow of AuM. The business is now looking to make additional hires to support the growth of the business.
They are looking for an experienced individual to strengthen their infrastructure and cover a broad remit across finance, operations and wider front office support. You will oversee fund accounting, whilst covering for the operations team when required but also assisting with trade execution and FX hedging.
There will also be a large project element to the role. You will be expected to have an interest in technology and the role it can play in developing a saleable and efficient function. It’s a small team and you will be facing off to the investment team and C suite daily.
They are looking for a qualified accountant with 2-4 years post qualified experience of working in a fund. The asset class is less important than having a confident, enthusiastic, ambitious self-starter. There is strong compensation on offer and a “Head of” title in the very near term.
- Strong academic profile
- Qualified Accountant
- Buy-side fund accounting experience
- Confident self-starter
- Enthusiasm for technology and process improvement