Operations Associate

Charlottesville, Virginia
Competitive compensation (salary, performance bonus)
Mar 29, 2023
Apr 28, 2023
Employment Type
Full Time

We are seeking a proven Operations Associate to join our team to assume all operational and performance-related aspects of our global fund portfolio. The position offers abundant opportunity for a candidate to continue to develop in the areas of fund portfolio reporting and group performance reporting. We expect a strive for excellence from all our employees and will provide the resources and direction to help them grow and excel. Due to our small size and collaborative and merit-based environment, they will be required to make significant firm-wide contributions on an immediate basis. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Assume ownership of fund performance and other related portfolio data in collaboration with our administrator
  • Monitor and track portfolio data in the Addepar system and continuing to develop the platform
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and ad hoc performance summaries and other related performance metrics
  • Maintain internal monthly performance package for investment team
  • Assist with year-end portfolio reporting as well as other investment team support such as attribution analysis, geographic exposure analysis, 13-F analysis, and organic/inorganic AUM analysis
  • Answer questions regarding fund performance, portfolio metrics, and operations, and prepare relevant materials, which may include incorporating the impact of real-time or hypothetical events into Bluestem’s performance reporting
  • Work closely with the CFO/CCO on operational and accounting functions (e.g., review of NAV packages, audit requests, taxes/K-1 review, bank compliance reporting). They often function as the CFO’s right hand (assumes coverage if CFO is out)      


  • High integrity and trustworthiness
  • Reliability, diligence, and strong attention to detail
  • Strong Excel skills. Ability to replicate existing reports and create new and improved versions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • History of high performance in past endeavors
  • Proactive and cooperative approach to work; takes ownership of tasks
  • Experience with the following a plus: fund accounting, Bloomberg terminal and S&P Capital IQ
  • Relevant experience in performance reporting required
  • Desire to live and work in Charlottesville, VA

This is an opportunity that offers exposure to an elite group of hedge fund managers and an experienced and thoughtful investment team. Competitive compensation (salary, performance bonus, healthcare, and retirement benefits) offered.

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