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Hedge Fund Trade Operations Associate

Company: The Execu-Search Group
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

A financial services company in Connecticut is actively seeking a hardworking and dynamic professional to join their staff as their new Hedge Fund Trade Operations Associate. In this role, the Hedge Fund Trade Operations Associate will be responsible for providing middle office services within the firm.


The Hedge Fund Trade Operations Associate will:

  • Work closely with Trading, Fund Accounting, Technology, and Risk teams with managing all trade lifecycle events
  • Assist with trade bookings, corporate action processing, support on P&L inquiries, and daily reconciliations
  • Process trade allocations, affirmations, settlements, options exercise/assignments, and related tasks
  • Monitor third-party platforms like Markitwire, ICE, prime broker portals, and administrator systems for trade management
  • Work with the Reconciliation and Control teams to ensure the accuracy of internal books and records
  • Identify process gaps, work with internal and external resources to create detailed requirements to solve issues
  • Grasp big picture objectives to help senior management streamline workflows and minimize operational risk
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Perform adequate due diligence to completely resolve all issues, in a timely manner, in order to avoid any financial or reputational impact
  • Perform other duties as may be requested by senior management
    • Undergraduate degree
    • 4+ years of relevant work experience
    • General knowledge of and familiarity with financial instruments (i.e. equities, fixed income, options, swaps, futures, foreign exchange) within both domestic and global securities markets
    • Intermediate or higher Excel proficiency
    • High level of computer literacy, and capability to learn new systems quickly
    • Self-starter with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to efficiently prioritize daily processes, ad-hoc requests, and any issues escalated by internal and external parties
    • Ability to work both independently and within a teamDesired skills
      • Degree in finance, economics, or related discipline

Keywords: The Execu-Search Group, Greenwich , Hedge Fund Trade Operations Associate, Other , Greenwich, Connecticut

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