Fund Accountant – Hedge Funds Quant
to £80,000 Plus Bonus
Quant Capital is urgently looking for a Client Services Analyst to join our high profile client.
Our client is a well-known a global financial technology firm which specialises in the design and development of software in the Hedge Fund Space.
The business has earned an international reputation for successfully aiding clients in the construction of their portfolios and managing their risks. You will grow in the space by working with some of the largest asset managers in the world and providing clients with innovative development which focuses on simplicity.
Day to day the Fund Accountant Product Lead will:
Taking ownership of a Portfolio Management system to include calculations
Applying (from first principles) in the context of portfolio management; concepts such as: Equalisation, Rollups, Side Pockets, Cash Reconciliation, Dividends, Currency Hedging, Gates, Return and Risk Attributions etc.
Reaching out and building connections with administrators, custodians, institutional trading platforms.
Operating as the subject matter expert during the onboarding of new clients for the Portfolio Management system.
Specifying what needs to be done and implemented. As these calculations are quite tricky; the ability to write the calculations in Excel/VBA/C# (or any other language) would be ideal
Pushing the tool to the next level by adding new portfolio management features which you have developed in previous role(s)
The role requires the candidate to work independently, and is collaborative in nature. The candidate should be adept at problem solving through innovation, making confident decisions under pressure with aggressive timeframes and have a proven track record on successfully overseeing a number of projects of differing scales.
Fund Accounting Leads must have:
Bachelors in Finance or Economics or Similar
Someone who has experience calculating multi asset class portfolios from first principles.
Minimum 6 years’ experience
You program in Excel or VBA
Pivot Tables etc
Experience with the following asset classes: Hedge Fund, Long Only Funds, ETFs, Fixed Income & Equities is a must
Experience with Private Equities will be advantageous.
Knowledge of Equalisation, Rollups, Side Pockets, Cash Reconciliation, Dividends, Currency Hedging, Gates, Return and Risk Attributions is a must
A curious and analytical mindset with a natural ability to solve problems efficiently.
An interest in technology and a knack to simplify complex processes is a must.
Self-Starter and ability to work independently as well as an in a collaborative team environment.
The capability to communicate and present ideas clearly and concisely are highly desired.
We require an individual who shows drive and takes initiative.
A track record of prioritising and delivering outputs in a fast-paced and time-sensitive environment.
The capability to perfectly communicate in English (Written & Spoken) and present ideas clearly and concisely are highly desired.
Able to learn by taking initiative, research answers by themselves and being pro-active.
This role suits someone from an accounting background that is looking to take on serious responsibility. We are looking for consultants who want to take ownership of products and take considerable responsibility and the bonus that goes with that.
My client is based in London City