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Job Order:
847-001-711

Job Type:
Permanent

Title:
Operational Due Diligence Analyst

Location:
Chicago, IL

Description:
COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience

SUMMARY: Fund of hedge funds seeks accounting or finance major with 2-3 years of
professional experience (preferably at a Big 4 public accounting/audit firm, fund of
funds, private equity manager, or regulator covering asset management/investment
management/hedge funds) to join their Operational Due Diligence / Risk team,
covering/evaluating/monitoring hedge fund managers. Will work closely with the
Managing Director supporting these efforts. Ability to travel (primarily domestic)
20% of the time is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support operational risk monitoring efforts (participate in due diligence process on
current/prospective sub-advisors), timely documentation/communication of
initial/ongoing operational due diligence reviews
Assist MD, Op Risk in assessing/communicating level of operational risk exposure
with respect to sub-advisors
Support annual review of audited financial statements for external hedge fund
investments
Support annual review of operational due diligence documentation for sub-advisors
and reporting requirements to support Funds? semi-annual/annual audit process
Support reporting requirements between Operations Department/Client Service team
Support efficient on-boarding process for new managed account sub-advisors by
communicating effectively with Operations Department and Investment Department
related to initial operational due diligence and hand-off of trade capture
implementation/daily production to the Operations Team
Become familiar with accounting and valuation for various asset classes (equities/futures/fixed income/listed options/currency forwards/contracts-for-
difference/credit default swaps/interest rate swaps/other OTC products)

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor?s Degree in Accounting or Finance is required
2-3 years of prior work experience with responsibilities focused on the hedge fund
and/or asset management space
Broad exposure to and understanding of accounting/operational issues
Strong organizational skills with ability to set/organize/meet priorities; strong
attention to detail; excellent verbal and written communication skills

Category:
Alternative Investments

Contact:
jordan@bcius.com