Operations Analyst - Leading Fund

London, United Kingdom
Highly competitive
16 Nov 2022
16 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Main Position Functions:
  • Provide operational support to execution and portfolio managers
  • Act as escalation point between prime brokers and outsourced groups to ensure that all trade discrepancies are kept to a minimum and any breaks are resolved in a timely manner
  • Ensure the flow of information is accurately and efficiently communicated within the Operations Group, and to other relevant groups and external companies
  • Evaluate data and provide ideas to the COO office to work toward improving and enhancing productivity and development
  • Expand upon knowledge of products and technology for personal development and growth within the Operations Group
  • Experience or understanding of Repo execution and FX for treasury purposes.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • A basic understanding of Hedge Fund operational activities advantageous, with the ability to self-develop and remain aware of happenings within the industry
  • Basic knowledge of firm products and trade processes, specifically those relating to interest rates, credit swaps, structured products, futures, options, bonds, FX and repos
  • Strong analytical, organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively and build relationships within the department and across the firm
  • Strong work ethic
  • Detailed oriented
  • Can produce a high quality product with attention to detail and self-review
  • Proactive in nature, with the ability to meet strict deadlines and manage time efficiently
  • Must be flexible in order to adapt to an often stressful and changing work environment
  • Proficient in Windows, Microsoft office programs, as well as a basic understanding of other relevant programs and software

Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university, ideally in finance

  • 1-5 years' experience in financial services (Preferably prime brokerage)
  • Experience working with fixed income
  • Experience with swap instruments and bond settlements.