Hedge Fund Operations Analyst
Application Deadline: April 15th
Full-time opportunity; candidates without experience in finance are encouraged to apply.
Boston-based hedge fund manager is seeking an ambitious analyst to join our dynamic operations team. The analyst will participate in all aspects of the operations, accounting, and cash management functions at an internationally-focused firm that invests in over 50 countries and is rolling out new products. The right candidate will want to learn about multiple substantive areas and take on a wide variety of responsibilities.
Operations team responsibilities include:
Collateral and tax optimization
Bank financing negotiations
Equity and fixed income borrow trading
Management of multi-asset class trade settlement processes
Portfolio valuation and reconciliation
Hedge fund corporate and legal structuring
Requirements for the position include:
Strong academic credentials and the desire to work with academically-oriented colleagues in a dynamic environment where robust debate is encouraged
High ethical standards, attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills, quantitative reasoning ability, and a strong work ethic
Desire to learn about all aspects of hedge fund operations/accounting
About the company:
Weiss Asset Management develops proprietary value-based and quantitative strategies to manage approximately $2 billion globally. Members of our team have advanced training in economics, computer science, physics, law, and mathematics, but we welcome truly exceptional candidates from all backgrounds. Our approach to problems is cerebral and analytically rigorous as we continually review our results in light of new data and insights. Collegial in nature, the culture at Weiss fosters cutting-edge academic and industry research. Finance experience is not a prerequisite, but candidates should have the drive and ability to acquire the skills necessary to perform at the highest level. All employees must adhere to the highest ethical standards. WAM does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other characteristic protected by law.