Operational Due Diligence Analyst

Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
35k - 55k
Posted
Oct 11, 2017
Closes
Oct 17, 2017
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct operational due diligence on traditional and hedge fund investment managers (both initial and on-going).
  • Core responsibilities include: developing due diligence plans, reviews of managers' documented procedures, conducting on-site operational reviews and interviews, conducting terms reviews, and preparing extensive written analysis of managers' business and operational capabilities and associated risks.
  • Conduct assessments of external service providers including administrators, compliance consultants, systems, accountants, law firms and prime brokers.
  • Review audited financial statements, offering documents, other fund documentation and monitor on-going operational developments at investment manager firms.
  • Participate in investment research manager meetings, industry conferences and events.
  • Maintain database of funds' operational and service providers.
  • Coordinate reporting and liaise with investment research teams, consultants and clients.

Skills Requirements:

  • Demonstrated work experience within prime brokerage or fund services environment or within an audit firm auditing investment products (hedge funds, mutual funds, private equity or venture capital).
  • Knowledge of investment fund operations and risk management practices
  • Knowledge of various investment fund structures, fund domiciles and fund strategies.
  • Accountancy qualification or CAIA/CFA preferred, but not essential
  • Bachelor's degree with a record of achievement.
  • Additional language preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.  Ability to coordinate projects and facilitate information flow across different functional areas in a timely manner.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team.  
  • Willingness to travel.