Operations Analyst – Leading Quantitative and Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund Operations Analyst – Leading Quantitative and  …

OCR Alpha
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time, Hybrid
Last application, 18 Jan 22
£35,000 - £45,000 plus bonus
OCR Alpha
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time, Hybrid
Last application, 18 Jan 22
£35,000 - £45,000 plus bonus
We are looking to speak with bright, analytical Middle Office professionals regarding an opportunity at one London’s top systematic hedge funds. This firm, which manages $5bn+, hires the best talent in the industry. Given that science is at the heart of what they do, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone to develop their career in a finance function within a highly automated environment.

The Operations team is London-based and consists of seven people. The team covers the front to back trade flow for the firm (from trade capture, through trade reconciliation to all trade management functions e.g.: trade events; settlement; corporate actions; compression; collateral; and treasury).

The products traded include the following: bonds; CFDs; credit derivatives; equities; equity swaps; futures; FX forwards/options; and interest rate swaps.

Principal Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting execution traders across the full trade lifecycle of Futures, CFDs, Credit Default Swaps, Interest Rate Swaps and FX including trade booking, reconciliation, reporting and settlement
  • Trade compression for cleared CDS and blended compression for cleared IRS trades in order to reduce counterparty margin exposure and allow efficient rolls process
  • Implementation of upcoming corporate actions including trade bookings and where necessary counterparty dispute resolutions
  • Cash management reconciliation between cash/custody accounts and administrator
  • Treasury and collateral management
  • Ensuring that the business is properly and securely controlled and risks are hunted out, and, where necessary, managed and mitigated or removed.
  • Building and maintaining close relationships with various in-house teams, in particular the front office, risk and fund accounting, as well as a multitude of counterparties and vendors
  • Support of front office for all trading related operational issues

 

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a numerical field
  • Experience working in Operations / Middle Office in either a Hedge Fund or Investment Bank
  • Strong communication skills
  • Adept user of MS Excel, particularly with regard to VBA
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