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Trade Support Team Lead - Hedge Fund/REIT; RMBS/MBS

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by Michael Page International - US

New York, NY
Accountancy
3 Jan 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Market Leading Hedge Fund & Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) focused on MBS w/$450B+ AUM

Description

Our client is a self-advised Hedge Fund & Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) primarily engaged in the business of investing, on a leveraged basis, in residential mortgage-backed securities (MBS).

Our client is seeking for an individual to join it's Middle Office Team. This role works alongside other junior to mid-level members and reports directly into an Executive Vice President.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Day to day operations including trade settlement, margin calls, repo and swap transactions, wire transfers and end of day reconciliations.
  • Regular communication with accounting, traders and portfolio managers, custodian bank and counterparties to address and resolve daily settlements and transactions.
  • Oversight of system input into TPG (a portfolio, accounting and reporting system) to ensure data accuracy.
  • Regular interaction with the Accounting Department and the Technology Support Group regarding reconciliation of daily transactions
  • Perform integration and regression testing for new releases and updates of TPG
  • Documenting and reviewing of operational procedures
  • Preparing of monthly reports for the Accounting department to be used in public filings and management reports* Working collaboratively as a team member, both within the operations department and across the Company
  • Working collaboratively as a team member, both within the operations department and across the Company

Profile

Qualifications Include:

    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or similar.
    • 5+ years of operational experience, specifically in trade support or settlements.
    • Familiarity with the financial services industry, specifically fixed income.
    • Knowledge or exposure to Agency and Non-Agency MBS would be a plus.
    • Proficiency with MS Excel is a must, as the role will require the production and review of reconciliations and reports.
    • The candidate should be familiar with VBA and macro writing, and be able to accurately handle proprietary data entry.

Job Offer

Comprehensive Compensation Package:

    • Competitive Base Salary
    • Discretionary Annual Bonus
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package

Market Leading Hedge Fund & Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) focused on MBS w/$450B+ AUM is seeking an individual to join a rapidly expanding, business facing Middle Office team

Reference: 621640422