Product Control Specialist

Our client is a London-based systematic hedge fund who are looking to expand their Product Control & Middle Office team.

About The Role:

  • This team is responsible for trade and cash reconciliation, trade confirmation, corporate action management, P&L reporting, regulatory reporting, and fund accounting.
  • To be successful in this role you will need some understanding and real world experience with Python and SQL.

Daily responsibilities:

  • You will own the production of internal profit and loss reports.
  • You will review and validate the monthly NAVs.
  • Design & monitor key risk controls.
  • Reconcile positions and trades for various asset classes including equities, futures, FX, and fixed income products to brokers and the fund administrator.
  • Book corporate actions and work with traders to manage risk.
  • Proactively identify processes which can be improved and use SQL, Excel, Python or other tools to implement changes.
  • Working with brokers to reconcile and negotiate fees & commissions.

Skills and Experience:

  • 1-3 years’ experience in a fast-paced finance operations environment.
  • Advanced understanding of fund accounting and the hedge fund operational structure.
  • Familiarity with equities, listed and OTC derivatives, FX, and fixed income products.
  • Strong Excel skills (vlookup, pivot tables, array functions, etc).
  • Basic Python or SQL coding ability.

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