Investment Operations Analyst

Selby Jennings Buyside
Boston, MA, USA
USD90000 - USD125000 per year
11 Dec 2018
22 Dec 2018
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

General Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA or further degree preferred

  • 3-8 years of professional experience

  • Big-4 public accounting experience required

  • CPA, CFA or working toward preferred

  • Strong working knowledge US GAAP and IFRS

  • Previous exposure to hedge fund or investments space is a plus

  • Proven experience in developing strong working relationships with business partners and stakeholders.

  • Ability to work well with others, including team members and peers as well as work effectively and confidently with senior leaders of the organization

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Creative problem solving ability and ability to use own initiative and take responsibility for decisions

  • Strong interpersonal skills with capacity to interact with all levels


  • Review and/or prepare daily cash reconciliations.

  • Prepare quarterly SEC, quarterly CFTC/NFA and annual CIMA regulatory reports

  • Prepare evaluations of reporting thresholds for compliance and portfolio constraints for individual investors

  • Prepare investor specific monthly reports and respond to investor inquiries

  • Prepare monthly/quarterly accounting reconciliations to verify the accuracy of the accounting records

  • Prepare and compile audit deliverables and review required formal communications from auditors

  • Facilitate trading across different instruments including equities, currency, swaps, futures, options and other hedge instruments; Ensure compliance with firms Conflicts of Interest policy including pre-clearance compliance checks; Affirm trades and terms; Monitor hedge exposure limits and propose adjustments to hedges, as applicable.

  • Calculate quarterly management fees, gross and net IRRs, and other performance related information, including preparation of waterfall models to calculate carried interest

  • Own the company's financial forecasting model, regularly updating all key inputs and monitoring/presenting all key outputs for various stakeholders

  • Develop and prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting packages to be presented to senior management, investors and lenders

  • Work with Investor Relations group in preparing information for investor requests, including fund performance data, fee information, audit confirmations, underlying portfolio financial information and other ad hoc requests

  • Provide analytical support to evaluate strategic initiatives, special projects and key business opportunities

  • Working with Senior Finance Managers, Directors and VP's on projects to enhance the product of the team, department and firm.

  • Other ad hoc responsibilities