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Investment Operations Analyst

Banking Operations
£50,000 - £60,000
50,000 to 60,000
City of London
United Kingdom
01-12-2020 06:24 PM
Job Title: Investment Operations Analyst 
Position: Permenant
This full time opportunity involves learning and taking ownership of important internal processes as well as contributing towards ongoing automation projects.
As part of the Operations team you will work directly with the COO on ensuring accuracy and efficiency across all data feeds and internal systems. You will take ownership of the firms fastest growing products from an operational perspective and oversee trading, cash flows, investor flows, fund accounting functions.
The ideal candidate will be have at least 2 year's experience with a top fund of hedge fund administrator or manager with a strong interest in technology. An accounting qualification is not a pre requisite but strongly preferred. The position requires candidates to be fastidious, highly numerate and have strong Excel skills. Whilst experience with Python and other coding languages is not a pre requisite it is strongly preferred. Experience with the Webfolio Fund Accounting software will also be preferred.
The role would suit a proactive person with a positive approach who is willing to help our team with various tasks ranging from accurate data entry to designing new automated processes. The role requires someone that has great attention to detail and is highly organised, with the technical skills to design new automated processes with the help of the IT team where required. As the role will involve constant communication with internal research, legal and investor relations team as well as external administrators, custodians and clients it is essential for the candidate to be a good communicator.

Tasks include:

  • This critical part of the role involves active participation in all of the firm's investment committee meetings
  • Calculating and reporting cash availability and projected cash across all products
  • Primary responsibility for recording and communicating all trading decisions made
  • Checking all trades in the firms trading systems
  • Checks to ensure all trades are communicated to the administrators of each product within
  • Post trade monitoring of all settlements and cash receipts

    Finalising all trades in firms shadow accounting systems
  • Pre and post trade compliance checks
  • Participate in all Trading automation projects

    Treasury and Cash Operations:

    • Take full ownership of cash management across all vehicles
    • Ensure all excess cash and credit facilities are managed effectively on a daily basis
    • Ensure cash from investor activity is handled efficiently
    • Take control of all fund fee payments
    • Participate in cash management automation projects
      Shadow Accounting and Fund Launch Operations
    • Primary responsibility for monthly NAV reconciliations across all products
    • Key coordinator for new fund launches - will involve interaction with research, investor
      relation, legal and IT teams Data and Interface Operations
    • Oversight role of all data interfaces - ensuring data feeds are up to date and accurate
    • Ensuring all pricing, operations, cash operations in the firms systems are updated on a daily
    • Primary responsibility for weekly update of firm's online investor portal
    • Key contributor for ongoing operational automation projects
      Systems : Webfolio, Excel, MS Office O365, Python

Ryan Green

Recruitment Consultant

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