Equity & Fixed Income Hedge Fund Trade Support (6-months - 1- years experience level in Asset Manag

Employer
FJR Group
Location
The City, Central London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
May 04, 2021
Closes
May 08, 2021
Ref
2123176286
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Role

Equity & Fixed Income Hedge Fund Trade Support (6-months - 1- years + experience level in Asset Management, or Banking)


FJR Finance is representing a boutique West London based boutique Hedge Fund, to hire a permanent graduate calibre Hedge Fund Trade Support Analyst to join their team. The company manages nearly £700 m AUM across global Equity and Fixed Income strategies and Managed Accounts. The business has gone through a burst of growth and increase in AUM. The role reports directly into their COO, so there is a huge learning curve.

The role will be working-from-home until otherwise advised by the UK Government, or via Corporate policy.

Our client is looking for a graduate calibre Operations Analyst who has completed a degree to at least 2:1 standard (ideally either Economics, Mathematics, or a numerate based subject) and have an interest in the financial markets in general. Our client is looking for someone with some Banking Operations, or Trade Support experience, ideally gained within an Asset Manager, or Investment Bank.

Candidates must show a flair for thinking outside the box and an ability/commitment to overcoming obstacles.

The role encompasses day-to-day Trade Support for the Front Office's trading activities, as well as process improvement/ project management (i.e. using Excel, or VBA to improve processes and creating efficiencies)


The role is based next the Fund Managers and traders, so it is a great opportunity to learn in a busy and challenging investment environment.

  • Ongoing Process enhancement and project work, to include automating various daily processes via Excel/VBA
  • Responsible for daily cash and position reconciliations for multiple funds
  • Liaising directly with the PB's, Brokers and administrators in resolving any trade breaks
  • Monthly NAV reconciliation with fund administrators
  • Degree educated with excellent numeracy, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong Excel and VBA skills (VBA has to be intermediate level)
  • 1+ years relevant experience in operations environment in Asset management, custody/Administrator or banking
  • Excellent communicator both verbally and written
  • Able to prioritise in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment; High sense of urgency


Salary


£28,000 - £32,000 per annum, plus bonus and benefits.

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