The Horizon Group
December 7, 2014
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Job Title:             Buy Side Equity Operations Analyst

Area:                     Asset Management


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide middle and back office support for the following product types traded by the US Equity desk: Listed equities, IPO’s, Contracts For Difference, Exchange Traded derivatives (i.e. equity options)
  • Liaise with prime brokers and counterparties to ensure trade settlement and correct commission schedule
  • Assist with daily break resolution of cash, trade, and position exceptions with our internal reconciliation team and fund administrator
  • Work on addressing trade booking error and missing security static data info which surface on daily exception reports
  • Distribute daily trade recaps to executing broker contacts to ensure trade economic and delivery details are formally confirmed by our counterparties prior to scheduled settlement
  • Assist on various ad-doc project assignments related to infrastructure improvements which will include but not be limited to executing broker analysis and creation of counterparty contact database
  • Responsible for handling moderately intricate to extremely complex corporate action events across multiple internal and external counterparts
  • Help resolve any queries raised by the traders on their positions or P&L
  • Support soft dollar/CSA accrual process and distributions


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Finance
  • 3+ years of experience preferably working within Operations for either a Fund Administrator, Prime Broker or Hedge Fund
  • Product knowledge of US equity markets who understands the life cycle of a trade post execution including fund allocations, corporate action processing and settlements
  • Team player, motivated self-starter and control focused
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Well organized, detail oriented and possesses the ability to multi-task
  • Confident, clear communicator who can face off with both internal and external counterparts whilst working in a high-pressure environment.
  • Solid knowledge of MS Excel



  • Microsoft Office
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