Operations Specialist

  • Competitive
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 08 Jan 18 2018-01-08

A dynamic and growing Chicago based alternative asset management firm seeking an Operations Specialist focused on Trade Support

Position requirements:

  • Interface daily with Fund administrator, Prime brokers, Swap counterparties and Trading desks
  • Perform daily cash and position reconciliation of prime broker, custody, counterparty and bank accounts
  • Perform internal systems reconciliations of cash, positions and transactions
  • Manage calculation of collateral requirements for OTC and Listed securities.
  • Reconcile valuations and collateral posted for OTC and Listed transactions
  • Provide Trade desk requests support for transactions and positions including stock borrows
  • Monitor corporate action and proxy tracking and processing
  • Ability to understand and support a wide variety of Listed and OTC Global instruments including options, futures, equities, foreign exchange and swaps.
  • Recognize and troubleshoot P&L and accounting issues
  • Perform responsibilities with high degree of accuracy and attention to detail in a high pressure environment
  • Communicate and liaise with various internal and external groups with professionalism and efficiency



  • A degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business is preferred
  • Team Player
  • Self Starter
  • At least 2 years experience in similar role
  • Strong competence with Microsoft Office suite
  • Listed and OTC product experience


As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law