Portfolio Analyst - Global Macro Hedge Fund

Permanent | £50-60,000 | City | | Posted by Dominic Regan | 12.07.16

Black Swan Group Hedge Fund team is currently engaged on a mandate with a Global Macro hedge fund to secure an experienced Fund Accountant and Portfolio Analyst.

Following an exceptional year of performance and asset growth the fund is making a proactive hire to upskill and add value to the current team. 

The role will be diverse sitting with the Portfolio Managers and Traders covering all elements of fund accounting, risk reporting and portfolio administration.  These duties will include, but not limited to; NAV analysis and construction, P&L analysis, risk monitoring and reporting, attribution and return data and calculating fund account sizes and balances. 

NAV analysis will be checked manually and you will be encouraged to build and design codes to increase efficiency of NAV reporting.  Similarly, you will be expected to ensure that all calculations for all funds are performed in accordance with relevant laws and regulations on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.  You will also have an understanding of performance attribution and investment strategies in order to hold your own in close proximity with the Portfolio Managers and Traders.   Appreciation for risk is key and you will apply such logic when assessing and creating daily P&L for the investment team.  Cash management, portfolio rebalancing, share class hedging, equalisation will also form daily duties in the role.  

To apply you will have an excellent academic record, hedge fund, administrator or asset management experience in a similar Fund Accounting or Portfolio Managers Assistant role.  You will have excellent excel and programming languages with high ambition to work in a technical environment.   You will also have a manual understanding of all of the details outlined above and the mechanics of Fund Accounting and what is really happening behind the screens.  You will also be focused on securing a role which will enable you to use your programming and coding skills to design tools to increase efficiency and mitigate risk.

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