Analyst, Middle Office

US-NY-New York
# of Openings
1
Category
Middle Office

Overview

NY/London based diversified alternative investment manager is seeking to add a Middle Office Analyst with 1-2 years’ experience within financial markets.  The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude with strong attention to detail.  The role works closely with the middle/back office teams and supports  Portfolio Managers, Associate Portfolio Managers and trading counterparties to facilitate post-execution and pre-settlement trade processing. 

Responsibilities

  • Process all trade activity through the trade life cycle using various systems both internal and external. Includes, manual trade entries, trade allocations and trade confirmations.
  • Calculate and report all daily P&L for various hedge funds and managed accounts.
  • Trouble-shoot various technical issues throughout the trade lifecycle in collaboration with Risk and Information Technology teams. 
  • Communicate with portfolio managers, back office operations and counterparties to resolve any issues pertaining to trading and/or settlement and alert traders of any discrepancies or errors with the firm’s security record and make adjustments where necessary.
  • Account for all trades by communicating with counterparties on a daily basis.
  • Reconcile all systems (Trade Capture, Accounting and Risk Management) to verify trade and security data are accurately reflected. 
  • Process trade confirmations, ensuring receipt for all relevant trades. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or applicable field preferred.
  • Financial markets experience (within internships or prior work experience).
  • Excellent math skills and comfortable with numbers.
  • Outstanding verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Entrepreneurial, analytical, proactive, highly detail-oriented team player.
  • Ability to problem solve independently and propose innovative solutions.
  • Ability to maintain composure, exercise discretion, and make sound professional judgments in an environment with heavy workloads and tight deadlines.

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