New York, NY
A leading hedge-fund located in Manhattan, New York is currently seeking candidates for their Lead Trader Assistant / Trade Support position. The candidate will be involved in all areas of trade support for the macro product space and will be responsible to maintain and analyze specific product markets.
◾Verify daily trading activity, positions, and Profit/Loss, as well as valuation analysis across products and trading strategies
◾Manage daily currency activity including position rolls, fixings, residuals, option exercises, knock ins/outs
◾Analyze and oversee pricing of firm wide positions to ensure accurate Profit/Loss reporting to FP&A Managers and Investors
◾Manage risk, CCV, and trading exposures for Portfolio Managers using a variety of proprietary tools and personal market knowledge
◾Perform daily functions of a trader assistant that range across Operational, Risk, Budgeting, and Accounting
◾Liaise with Clearing brokers and fund administrator to ensure proper trading activity and settlement
◾Advanced Degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA is not necessary, but is a plus.
◾Basic knowledge of the hedge fund industry is a plus
◾Knowledge/Experience of Murex is a plus
◾Adequate understanding of Microsoft Excel
◾Strong will to learn and lead
◾Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
◾Ability to look at a process and search for ways to improve it
◾Have strong interpersonal skills and work in a team environment