Operations Specialist - Global Macro Hedge Fund

Singapore, Singapore
Jul 07, 2023
Jul 27, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Caxton:

Caxton Associates, founded in 1983, is a global trading and investment firm with offices in London, New York, Monaco and Singapore. Caxton Associates' primary business is to manage client and proprietary capital through global macro hedge fund strategies. Assets are managed via a broad mandate to trade in a variety of global markets and instruments.

The role:

The firm's 36 portfolio management teams engage in a diverse set of investment strategies spanning all asset classes, products and geographies. The middle office team is an integral part of the firm and ensures timely, accurate and thorough execution of trade support and portfolio valuation functions.

We are seeking to add an experienced individual to the operations department to work closely with the portfolio management team in managing the full trade lifecycle.

  • Be a key member of the global Operations team, providing day to day support
  • Large focus on operational control, including reconciliations, aged trade and confirm monitoring, corporate action processing
  • Work closely with the firm's counterparties and fellow team members to ensure trades are confirmed and settled.
  • Ensure accurate and timely execution of key control processes including T0 trade confirmation, T+1 reconciliations and resolution of all breaks.
  • Contribute to the follow the sun operating model.
  • Act as a liaison between prime brokers, fund administrator and internal firm groups to ensure that all trade discrepancies are kept to a minimum and any breaks are resolved in a timely manner
  • Identify opportunities to streamline existing processes and implement new ones with the goal of having an efficient and robust trade lifecycle.
  • Expand upon knowledge of products and technology for personal development and growth within the Operations team.

  • Minimum 5 years of middle office experience preferably with a hedge fund or sell side.
  • A keen eye for detail, a curious mindset and a willingness to challenge the status quo
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrable Microsoft Excel and VBA skills. Python knowledge is an advantage.
  • Be detailed and organised, and able to adapt to fast paced environments.
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