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Hedge Fund Operations Officer - Investment Management Firm

Chichester, West Sussex
£40,000 - £45,000 + Attractive Benefits Package
24 Nov 2016
22 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Hedge Fund Operations Officer - Investment Management Firm
£40,000 - £45,000 + Attractive Benefits Package

If you have experience in the Operations department of a Hedge Fund and are looking for new opportunities that will enable a lifestyle change then we may have the perfect opportunity for you!

Who we are:

We are a small boutique Investment Management Firm based in Chichester, currently going through a phase of expansion following strong returns and Assets Under Management (AUM) growth. 

The Hedge Fund Operations Officer Opportunity:

We are currently looking for a Hedge Fund Operations Manager to join our Operations Team. Reporting to the Head of Operations this is a new and challenging role for a growing Hedge Fund. The Operations Manager is a pivotal role that ensures daily processes run effectively and efficiently to enable the smooth day to day running of the business. These daily processes include: 

+ Morning trade reconciliation and confirmation
+ Trade processing, execution and settlement
+ Cash/Bonds/Future Options/FX reconciliation

Due to the reliance on automation, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate understanding and practical application of the technologies used to ensure these daily processes run without encountering delays:

+ Excel & Outlook VBA
+ Crystal Reports
+ Sophis (query writing, various configurations)

About You:

The successful candidate will possess 3-5 years of working for a Hedge Fund, preferably in an operational environment for a macro strategy fund. They will be able to demonstrate an in depth understanding of programming language used to enable or enhance the automation of daily processes, most importantly Advanced Excel VBA and SQL. Being able to oversee and understand the daily automated processes is fundamental to this role. Candidates must be organised, resilient and able to work autonomously. 

We are a forward thinking, flexible employer who are keen to invest in their employees. Individuals are encouraged to grow and develop skills outside of those required for their specific job function so that they are enabled to adapt to the ever changing business environment and are in a position to compliment their colleagues skills. 

Experience in the following areas are desirable but not essential:

+ Business or finance related degree
+ Macro strategy exposure
+ Operational experience in a fund environment
+ XML/XSL, Crystal Reports, Sophis

As the fund grows, the successful candidate will be expected to take on additional projects including supervising a managed account fund, ensuring adherence to regulations regarding the clearing of trades and assistance with reporting to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for US regulators, therefore any previous exposure to these elements will be advantageous to your application.

Employees may be required to travel to their London offices on an occasional basis. 

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