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Associate/Senior Associate, Liquid Alt Operations

Location

New York

Job description

Position: Associate/Senior Associate, Liquid Alt Operations

Reports to: Vice President

Position Summary: 

The position will be responsible for providing business support within Operations department. Main responsibilities will include undertaking daily, weekly and monthly operational activities to support servicing of open-ended funds. This position will also be responsible for other miscellaneous operational tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gather, input, and analyze daily performance estimates received from various sources
  • Prepare and deliver weekly and monthly performance estimates
  • Update front end reporting systems with estimated and final performance returns on monthly basis
  • Track and monitor month end trading activity and respective deliverables
  • Process trade tickets and custodian wires related to month end trades
  • Prepare and process credit facility loan requests to fund deals
  • Monitor and process requests related to proxies and consents received from underlying investments
  • Assist with onboarding of new funds, entities and counterparties
  • Assist Fund Accountants with audit requests
  • Liaise with internal lines of business and external third-party services providers to complete regular and ad hoc requests

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree
  • A minimum of 2 years prior experience
  • Working knowledge of middle-office/back-office functions for Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds and Private Equity Funds
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other MS Office Products, ability to create PivotTables and Macros preferred
  • Ability to work both independently and collaborating with the team members
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, attention to details

To apply, please send your resume to OperationsRecruiting@wafra.com with the subject, “Associate/Senior Associate—Liquid Alt Operations”.

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