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Asset Management Fund Recruiting Trading Assistant

Newark, New Jersey
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

The person filling this role will work directly with portfolio managers and the operations team to manage operational aspects of the existing book and to assist with expanding and improving operational systems and processes in the future. The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative, attention to detail, and a high level of analytical aptitude. Additionally, they must excel in a high-pressure environment, be able to work independently and be capable of managing a diverse set of activities within the operations function with limited direction.


  • Ensure accurate trade capture and settlement in their order management system
  • Execute and maintain up-to-date cash and position reconciliation with a high degree of accuracy and timeliness
  • Create and maintain investment reports for various funds under management
  • Compile and analyze metrics for trading, exception processing and other areas of the business to identify trends and potential control opportunities
  • Monitor data quality in investment management and accounting systems
  • Work with various teams on projects related to the growth of business, such as process enhancements and new business initiatives
  • Work closely with accounting team (internal and external) to ensure record accuracy and investigate discrepancies in timely manner


  • Strong academic performance with 3+ years of experiences in fixed income operations
  • Experience analyzing credit agreements, bespoke transaction structures, term sheets and working with portfolio managers and risk/analytics professionals to determine the proper booking and monitoring approach
  • Strong Excel skills and ability to manage large data sets in Excel and produce clean, repeatable reports on a standard cycle and as needed by the front office, risk/compliance, and management teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to work independently and multi-task in a complex and fast-paced environment
  • A team player focused on contributing to the collective success of the group
  • Excellent work ethic and professional habits


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  • Job Reference: 707235511-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Eka Finance
  • Location: Newark, New Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent