Industry Sector Hedge Fund
Location London, United Kingdom
Date Posted September 5, 2017
Category Operational Due Diligence
Job Type Permanent
Salary Candidate driven


VAC – 17660: Hedge Fund Operational Due Diligence Analyst



A large and highly professional investment management firm are currently looking to add to their Operational Due Diligence team. This exciting opportunity could suit coming from a middle office, fund accounting and/or audit background and at this point be keen in securing a fresh career challenge.

The successful person will be required to undertake a detailed analysis on a specified range of investments for the purpose of ensuring that existing third-party investments continue to remain within the appropriate parameters defined at investment. Along with supporting the identification and validation of potential investment opportunities through a rigorous process of operational, administrative and/or legal due diligence. One will have exposure across both hedge funds and private equity businesses.


Detailed responsibilities include:

• Assist with the preparation of invested manager reviews

• Assist with the preparation of potential manager reviews

• Assist with the subscription and redemption process of invested funds

• Manage the quarterly investment exposure report

• Manage the quarterly hedge fund risk report for the Global Audit and Risk Committee

• Review and approve the management quarterly liquidity reporting pack prepared by the Operations team

• Review and summarise update notices on invested Funds, prepared by the external Operations team

• Manage the on-going Audited Financial Statement review process

• Participate in thematic reviews relating to industry developments

• Provide general business support, as needed


The person

Other attributes or qualifications

• Direct experience of specific investment sector (s), ideally directly from the Hedge Fund industry;

• Knowledge of and some previous experience in due diligence, investment operations, document review, risk management or audit.

• Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and a strong presentational style

• Be fully conversant with MS Office, including PowerPoint, and ideally other equivalent software packages

• Degree level education or equivalent relevant experience

• Appropriate professional industry qualification would be an advantage


General attributes

• Professional with a positive outlook and “can do” attitude

• Ability to learn quickly and take ownership of tasks

• Contribute to the development and improvement of processes

• A demonstrable ability to prioritise, multi-task and work to tight deadlines

The role holder will be required to quickly and pro-actively build effective working relationships with other team members, other teams and the key third party service providers. They will be expected to demonstrate having a team player attitude to willingly undertake a wide range of activities and responsibilities as required by the role.

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