Operations Analyst

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cirera Capital Limited
  • 19 Mar 19

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a newly operating emerging markets macro hedge fund based in London. The fund trades a very broad mandate which gives the candidate exposure to multiple asset classes. The successful candidate will join a small team, so the position is best suited to an ambitious and analytical candidate who is keen to learn and assume a broader scope of responsibilities than in an established fund.

Main responsibilities:

  • Trade flow monitoring: FX & Options, IRS & CDS (both cleared and bilateral), fixed income, listed derivatives, ETFs, CFDs
  • T0 & T+1 trade, cash and positions reconciliations
  • Maintaining and improving operational infrastructure and portfolio management system
  • Resolving portfolio managers trade and PnL related queries, booking PMs trades, providing ad hoc analysis 
  • Cash management (FX settlements, margin calls, unencumbered cash investments, non-usd cash conversations, trade fees reconciliation)
  • Ad hoc reporting, process automation and project work
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with brokers, PBs, custodian and administrator

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's Degree with a minimum 2:1 or equivalent in a numerical subject
  • 1-3 years of middle office experience. Graduates with good technical skills may also be considered. 
  • Good understating of trade flow, major asset classes and operational risk
  • Good analytical skills, ability to understand new processes quickly
  • Excellent communicator and team player
  • Self-starter, ability to work autonomously and use own initiative
  • Confident with technology, spreadsheets and ideally some VBA skills
  • Knowledge of NAV, regulatory reporting and JAVA would be beneficial but not essential

If you are interested in this position, please include a Cover Letter along with your most recent CV.