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Middle Office Analyst

  • Ref: 287960
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Industry: Hedge Fund Management
  • Job Level: Junior
  • Pay: $85,000 - $90,000 plus Bonus

Opportunity Description

We are currently seeking a Middle Office Analyst who will report to the company's head of business development. The Middle Office Analyst will work closely and communicate regularly with the investment team. This is a newly created role that's a part of a robust build out of support for both the business development and investment teams within a growing and entrepreneurial firm.

Job Duties

  • Facilitating the post execution trade flow from Bloomberg, to the portfolio management system, to the proprietary risk system, including trade booking and allocation
  • Reconciling holdings and profit & loss between the proprietary risk system, portfolio management system, and fund administrator
  • Maintaining the VBA code for the proprietary risk system, including resolving errors and developing new features
  • Assisting with the fund’s financing activity, including booking repurchase agreement activity and managing cash balances across various prime broker and margin accounts
  • Supporting data aggregation, processing, and reporting across various disciplines at the firm including the investment team, the operations/accounting team, and the investor relations team
  • Serving as a back-up for the existing operations professionals. This may include liaising between the fund administrator and executing brokers to resolve trade breaks, trade fails/settlement issues on T+1 and beyond to ensure proper settlement of trades

Experience & Skills Required

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience.
  • Proven working experience or ability to demonstrate ability as a team player
  • Proficiency with Excel (VBA proficiency is required)
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities
  • Interest in and ability to learn new systems and computer applications
  • Experience with basic fixed-income terminology and concepts
  • Experience with Bloomberg terminal functionality