Operations and Accounting Associate

Legion Partners Asset Management
Los Angeles, California
Compensation commensurate with experience
Oct 04, 2017
Nov 03, 2017
Operations and Accounting Associate
Industry Sector
Asset Management
CFA Charterholder
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Opportunity:  Operations and Accounting Associate

Legion Partners is a small and mid-cap focused activist manager.  We run a concentrated, long-only public equities strategy focused on North America and have approximately $300m assets under management. 

We are seeking an operations/finance/accounting professional to take a lead role at Legion Partners in supporting the firms operations and investment functions.  We are seeking a skilled individual with a strong operational/finance/accounting background preferably with experience in asset management and fund accounting/performance reporting.  This position will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer and will participate in all operational aspects of Legion Partners including portfolio monitoring and reporting, regulatory filing and other reporting functions, accounting and budgeting, trade reconciliation, cash management and general support of the investment function.

Skills and Experience Desired:

Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance or related field

2-5 years of experience in hedge fund related operations/finance/accounting preferred

Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point

Team player – ability to work effectively in a small closely integrated team

Ability to effectively develop and present information concisely, and ability to respond to questions and information requests promptly

Strong written and oral communication skills

Ability to solve problems and improve workflows/processes

Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects concurrently

Ability to communicate with co-workers, management, portfolio companies, service providers and clients in a professional and courteous manner

Compensation and Benefits:

Position is full time and located in Beverly Hills, CA

Compensation will be commensurate with experience and will include base salary and performance bonus opportunities

Legion Partners provides medical and dental insurance

Contact: David Katz at dkatz@legionpartners.com

Legion Partners is an equal opportunity employer