Hybrid MO Role: Trade Assistant / Middle Office / Valuations - Top Hedge Fund Hybrid MO Role: Trade Assistant / Middle Office /  …

OCR Alpha
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Dec 21
Up to £90,000 with excellent benefits / bonus
OCR Alpha
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Dec 21
Up to £90,000 with excellent benefits / bonus
A multi-billion $ hedge fund who invest across a broad array of geographies and products is looking to add to their team as part of an expansion effort in London. The company manage $12bn+ and have a global presence of 300 people, 70 of which are based in its London office.

This is a varied role, with responsibilities involving trading desk support, pricing and valuations. You will have direct contact with a variety of parties and work in a close-knit Middle Office team to ensure that all day to day duties and controls are covered across offices. The role provides visibility to a range of investments and will provide substantial opportunities for personal growth and development.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Work with trading desks and third-party fund administrator to price the book on a monthly basis.
  • Work with external pricing vendors to enhance third party valuation support.
  • Assist with daily, monthly and ad-hoc reporting to the PMs.
  • Execution of repo and reverse repo trades to cover short positions on the book and to source liquidity.
  • Assist with Valuation Committee material generation.
  • Provide oversight of daily checks, documentation and process controls.
  • Ensuring trade allocations are entered per PM instructions and completing associated control checks.
  • Identify high touch events and escalate appropriately.
  • Adhere to new policies, procedures and internal controls as business invests in new assets or geographies.
  • Provide support on restructurings and other Asset Servicing events.
  • Involvement in strategic initiatives, particularly with a focus on automating manual processes and improving efficiency.
  • Interface and develop internal relationships with Accounting, Tax, Treasury, and BDIR functions on ad-hoc related tasks and requests.

Requirements:

  • A number of years of prior experience at a Hedge Fund, Asset Manager and/or Global Bank; within a Trade Assistant / Valuation and/ or Product Control function is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Excel. Knowledge of Bloomberg, Advent Geneva portfolio management.
  • Strong product knowledge (Equities, FX, Fixed Income, CDS, Bank Debt, Repos).
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