Job Details

Operations Specialist

About the Opportunity

A rapidly expanding fund has a current opening for a highly analytical and well-spoken Operations Specialist.  In this multi-faceted role, the individual in this position will be assisting with trade support, operations, and research for the fund.

Company Description

Fixed Income Fund

Job Description

Responsibilities of the Operations Specialist include:

  • Trade Support for various fixed income products including CDS, CDS Indices, bank loans, UST, Agency, High Yield & High Grade bonds, IRS, FX spot and forwards, FX options, TBA's, Globally Listed Futures & Options, CMBS, ABS, and CMO's
  • Coordinating portfolio and cash activity with various prime brokers/custodian
  • Trade entry into order management system
  • Review, research, and resolve various books & records reconciliations daily
  • Performing variety of daily and monthly reconciliations, ie. position reconciliation, open repo recon, open swap, and cash


Required Skills

  • 3+ years of experience with a fixed income hedge fund, administrator, or prime broker
  • BS in Finance
  • Working knowledge of CDS, bank loans, fixed income bonds, IRS, FX, TBA's and Futures
  • Strong proficiency in major currencies & NDFs for FX spot, forward and FX options
  • Firm understanding of processing US Treasury, Eurodollar and Fed Funds Futures and Options
  • Ability to verify and substantiate portfolio margin across an array of products
  • Detailed understanding of how all P&L components are calculated

Desired Skills

  • Middle office experience

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