Junior Operations Analyst - Palo Alto

Independent, privately held investment advisor in Palo Alto is seeking a Junior Operations Analyst.

  • The role will work closely with other members of operations team (accounting, compliance, investor relations, and trading).
  • Work with Controller to complete monthly NAV process: reconciliation, allocations and capital account statements for investor entities.
  • Assist with maintaining internal books and records.
  • Work with Controller to complete annual audit, tax and regulatory filings for onshore and offshore entities.
  • Assist with compliance regulatory reporting including Form PF, 13F, 13G, Form ADV, etc.
  • Conduct periodic compliance checks to ensure adherence to the firms policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all documentation is up to date and conforms to current procedures.
  • Identify and execute strategic plans to increase workflow efficiencies.
  • Take ownership of special projects.

 

  • Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree.
  • 3 ‐ 5 years of accounting experience.
  •  Experience with hedge fund/investment partnership accounting.
  • CPA is a plus.
  •  Strong MS Excel Skills, VBA programming a plus.
  •  Interest in gaining knowledge in all functions of operations.
  •  High level thinking, ability to identify impact of decisions on different facets of the business.
  • Ability to work independently with strong attention detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Has proven team commitment and strong work ethic.