Senior Associate Investment Management Due Diligence

  • Competitive Base & Bonus
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Ashton Lane Group
  • 15 Oct 18

Support the operational due diligence and client service team for a prestigious buyside firm


  • Assist in the effort to conduct on-site operational due diligence of external investment advisors
  • Request and review various legal documents, polices & procedures, and other information from external advisors & follow up on outstanding questions and concerns
  • Develop an understanding of each external advisors’ operational procedures and then prepare an agenda for an on-site meeting with the expectation of discussing related topics with key personnel from the external advisor
  • Coordinate the production and distribution of performance reporting, financial statements, and investor tax information
  • Assist in the on-site due diligence process, including: asking questions, site tours, qualifying answers to previously submitted questions, and detailed record keeping of the findings
  • Draft and finalize operational due diligence reports for internal risk group and investment teams highlighting areas of concern and steps for potential remediation
  • Develop a follow up plan about next steps to be taken by the firm and/or external advisor


  • Bachelor’s degree from a top tier institution with 3.5 or above GPA
  • Measurable academic and career achievements with specific examples of the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience in prudent decision making, management of confidential information and completion of time sensitive tasks within fast paced environment
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills, with strong attention to detail
  • 2+ years of experience as either in auditing / accounting or fund administration or a position focused on operational due diligence
  • Familiarity with operational best practices and related securities regulations/laws
  • Well-versed in the operational aspects of an investment management firm including: legal, compliance, trading, settlement, operations, portfolio management, technology, security valuation, etc
  • Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills

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