Finance

Investment Management Attorney
Hedge fund that only hires the best and the brightest seeks an intelligent and hard working 3rd-6th year attorney to join its Legal Department. Successful candidate will launch new businesses, assist in the structuring of new financial businesses and the preparation of marketing materials, and draft and negotiate various organizational documents, advisory agreements, vendor agreements, consulting agreements, licensing arrangements, confidentiality agreements, and other agreements. Additional duties include, but are not limited to counseling the investor relations department, preparing offering documents and related operative and marketing documents, and advising on communications with investors and various investor relations issues. An interest in exploring and mastering new areas of the law required. Superb writing and analytical ability required. Impeccable organizational skills and an obsessive attention to detail required. At least three years of experience in advising registered or unregistered investment companies or their investment advisers, managing deals, and advising clients directly required. Extensive experience with the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 required. Knowledge of the Investment Company Act of 1940 and of ERISA preferred. Familiarity with the terms of ISDA agreements preferred, but not required. Salary competitive, commensurate with experience.

Associate, Quantitative Strategy
Top investment firm seeks an enthusiastic team player to work in its Quantitative Strategy Group. Successful candidateís work will be quantitative, computer-oriented research and development. Responsibilities include developing and evaluating long/short equity investment and trading models and building infrastructure tools and systems to improve the operation of the model development and trading process. Strong analytical and research skills with some background in investment theory and financial analysis required. Experience in empirical equity market research documented by research articles, preferably using large data sets. Knowledge of Matlab and C++/C# required. PhD in Economics, Finance, Statistics, or Math from a top-tier school along with a GPA of 3.6/4.0 or higher (or equivalent) required. Strong work ethic, superb interpersonal and communication skills and a passionate interest in equity investing and financial markets required. Salary competitive, commensurate with experience.

Macroeconomic Strategy Analyst
NYC investment firm seeks a quantitative individual to join its Macroeconomic Strategy Group. Successful candidate will research and analyze economic and financial data, develop and manage large databases from diverse sources, build models for scenario analyses, manage proprietary software products, and work closely with the Head of Macroeconomic Strategy and the Chief Investment Strategist. Degree in Economics or Finance from a top-tier school required. Expertise in Excel modeling and superb quantitative skills required. At least 0-3 years of work experience required. Salary $60-80K base + bonus.

CFO for a High Net Worth Individual
Chairman of a highly successful, multi-billion dollar financial firm seeks an exceptional individual with superior intelligence and world-class credentials to oversee his personal financial affairs. Superb problem-solving, research, and communication skills are essential. Duties include but are not limited to tax, estate, and investment planning as well as trust monitoring, foundation management, charitable consulting, bill paying and consolidated reporting. In addition, candidate will establish best practices, identify and implement operational and system enhancements, and recommend new initiatives. Direct experience with all aspects of the position is less critical than exceptional intellectual ability and a demonstrated track record of outstanding achievement. At least 5+ years of experience as a CFO required. Legal and/or finance/accounting background a plus, but not required. Degree from a top 20 school required. Advanced degree (MBA, JD, PhD, etc.) from a top-tier school highly preferred. Highly competitive compensation, commensurate with experience.

Fixed Income Trader
NYC midtown hedge fund seeks experienced trader with at least 2 years of fixed income trading experience to join its team of quantitative traders. Responsibilities include analyzing fixed income trading opportunities, gathering market intelligence, negotiating with counterparties, and assisting in hiring and training of junior members of the desk. Strong quantitative, analytical, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills required. Strong attention to detail is a prerequisite. 2+ years of fixed income trading experience, including some experience with complex derivative products required. Degree from a top-tier school, 3.7+ GPA and 1500+ SAT score required. Salary competitive, commensurate with experience.

Securities Trader - Hedge Fund
NYC midtown hedge fund seeks brilliant, motivated individuals with an aptitude for trading to execute model-driven trades in a variety of strategies. Exceptional quantitative, analytical, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills required. Strong attention to detail is a prerequisite. Superb academic record, strong computer literacy, and a demonstrated interest in finance required. BA or BS from a top-tier school, 3.8+ GPA and 1500+ SAT score required. Salary competitive, commensurate with experience.

Trading Desk Administrator
Midtown NYC financial firm seeks an experienced, resourceful, and motivated perfectionist to join its distressed securities trading desk. Primary responsibilities include coordinating schedules and travel, trade support, research, handling phone calls, and general office help. Successful candidate will be extremely articulate and possess exceptional organizational and spreadsheet skills. Prior administrative experience at a top financial firm or other fast-paced environment required. B.A. or B.S. degree from a top-tier school required. Salary competitive, commensurate with experience.

Analyst, Quantitative Strategy
Top investment firm seeks an enthusiastic team player to work in a group primarily comprised of professionals holding Ph.D.s in finance, economics, mathematics, or physics. Successful candidate's work will be quantitative, computer-oriented research and development. Responsibilities include contributing to the development and evaluation of investment and trading models, building infrastructure tools and systems to improve the operation of the model development and trading process, and assisting in the execution of the portfolio based on these models. Strong analytical and research skills with some background in investment theory and financial analysis required. Strong knowledge of C++/C# and other object oriented programming languages as well as knowledge of Matlab required. BA or BS from a top program with coursework in Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science along with a GPA of 3.6/4.0 or higher (or equivalent) required. Undergraduate internships or 1-2 years of work experience in the financial/investment industry required. Strong work ethic, superb interpersonal and communication skills and a passionate interest in equity investing and financial markets required. Salary $60-80K base + bonus.

Business Operations Analyst
Small quantitative hedge fund that only hires the best and the brightest seeks a brilliant individual to join its elite team. Responsibilities include formulating reports that will be used by the firm's president, making recommendations, and analyzing data communications, commission, clearing and financing costs. Successful candidate will report to the Finance Manager. BS or BA from a top-tier school, strong verbal and quantitative skills, 1500+ SAT scores, and 3.5+ GPA required. Salary $75-125K, commensurate with experience.

Tax Analyst
Specialized investment and technology development firm that only hires the best and the brightest seeks an energetic, industrious, ambitious entry-level analyst to join its Tax Department. Responsibilities include preparation of tax returns and related schedules, preparation of analyses, and reconciliations of items from book to tax. Successful candidate will report to the Director of Tax. Demonstrated interest in tax, flexibility to work within a small department, strong initiative, responsibility, and conceptual and analytical abilities are essential. Degree from a top-tier school with a 3.5+ GPA and 1350+ SAT score required. Accounting majors preferred, but not required. Internships in tax or at least 6 months of professional tax experience required. Salary $45-55K base + benefits.

Finance and Operations Associate
NYC investment firm seeks brilliant, motivated, and organized entry-level associates to join its Finance and Operations department. Associates will work with the firmís proprietary trading desks and Accounting, Operations, Tax, and Treasury groups. Responsibilities include account analysis, capital allocation and optimization, management reporting, money movement, reconciliations, investigation of issues, and special projects. Strong communication, problem-solving, interpersonal, and quantitative skills required. A rigorous work ethic and genuine interest in finance required. Degree in accounting, business, finance, economics, engineering or related field from a top-tier school required. 1500+ SAT scores and 3.6+ GPA required. Superior attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

Senior Human Resources Associate
Specialized investment and technology development firm seeks an experienced, organized proactive Human Resources Associate to assist with a broad range of HR functions, including employee relations, training, performance management, compensation administration, policy analysis and implementation, document drafting and preparation, database maintenance, and interacting with Payroll. At least 6-8 years of human resources experience (including experience in employee relations) is required. Degree from a top-tier school required. Masterís degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Organizational Development, or a related field is preferred. Ability to work well independently and multitask is essential. 1500+ SAT scores and 3.6+ GPA required. Superior attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

Human Resources Associate
NYC financial firm seeks an experienced generalist to assist with a broad range of human resources functions, including but not limited to benefits, training, relocation, immigration, database maintenance, and payroll. BA or BS from a top-tier school and at least 3 years of human resources experience required. Salary competitive, commensurate with experience. The ideal candidate will be proactive, flexible, organized, and discreet, with a positive work attitude, the ability to work well both independently and in teams, and a talent for multitasking. Superior attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must

Research Assistant
NYC investment firm seeks a dedicated, hardworking team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills to assist and manage information for its Equity group. Responsibilities include but are not limited to preparing daily pre-market news summaries, keeping abreast of events and news that impact the companyís investment portfolio, managing a calendar of Wall Street events, keeping track of a multitude of market research and government filings, and compiling and distributing information in a database. Developing a deep understanding of material covered by each analyst is essential. Superb organizational, time management, scheduling, and multi-tasking skills required. BA or BS degree from a top-tier school and at least 2 years of business experience in Financial Services required. Expertise in MS Office, specifically Excel required. Competitive compensation, commensurate with experience.

Senior Accountant
NYC hedge fund that only hires the best and the brightest seeks a CPA with strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills to join its fast-paced Finance and Operations department. Successful candidate will handle corporate accounting for the firm's management companies and work closely with the firm's other finance groups. Responsibilities include financial reporting, consolidations, daily accounting, and special accounting and reporting projects. Proven ability to excel in both academic and professional environments required. Ability to work independently as well as be part of a team required. Meticulous attention to detail, CPA and at least four years of relevant accounting or corporate finance experience required. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

Executive Assistant
The Research and Development division of a NYC hedge fund that only hires the best and the brightest seeks an unusually intelligent and articulate assistant. Primary responsibilities include coordinating schedules and travel, managing relationships with vendors and contractors, screening phone calls, managing budgets and projects, and providing general office help. Superior organizational skills and the ability to push projects through to completion required. B.A. or B.S. from a top-tier school and at least 2 years of experience as an executive assistant required. Advanced degree a plus. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

Administrative Assistant
Mid-sized financial firm seeks a highly resourceful and intelligent perfectionist to join its Research and Development team. Primary responsibilities include coordinating external vendors, organizing the library, editing and proofreading, and performing general administrative tasks. A background in science is not required, but the ideal candidate should be comfortable dealing with high standards and strict accountability. B.A. or B.S. from a top-tier school required. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

Quantitative Strategy Analyst
Small investment firm seeks a brilliant analyst with a passionate interest in equity investing and economics to join its Quantitative Strategy department. Responsibilities include developing a quantitative micro-economic model, monitoring and evaluating investment signals, improving model methodologies, conducting financial analysis, and writing equity and industry reports. Strong analytical, research, interpersonal and communication skills required. Strong foundation in financial analysis and accounting principles required. 1-2 years of experience as an Analyst at a top investment firm, and a BA or BS in Economics, Finance, Mathematics or Computer Science from a top-tier school required. 3.6+ GPA required. Expertise in Excel, Factset and Bloomberg with database programming experience in VBA required. Salary $85K + bonus potential.

Quantitative Analysts/Generalists
Small, quantitative hedge fund seeks four quantitative individuals to apply sophisticated numerical techniques and write software to analyze and develop statistical models for its computerized financial trading strategies. Successful candidates will examine trade data to determine ways of increasing profitability, decreasing risk, and lowering transaction costs. Quantitative Analysts will also research financial literature to identify new trading ideas and create simulations to test them. Math, Physics, Engineering or Computer Science degree (BS/BA to PhD) from a top-tier school, exceptional academic record, and perfect scores on standardized tests (SAT, GRE, etc.) required. Previous success at the Putnam Competition and U.S. and International Math Olympiads required. Competitive salary + bonus + superb benefits.

Other Agenda - Administrative Assistant
Small investment firm seeks an experienced administrative assistant to provide support for the VP of Administration and HR Director. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: telephone coverage, preparation of expense reports, coordination of calendars and travel arrangements, database maintenance, general office help (filing, faxing, mailings, etc.), and research. Expertise in MS Office required. At least 5 years of administrative experience required. experience Degree from a top-tier school required. 1350+ SAT scores and 3.5+ GPA required. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

Strategic Growth Associate
Hedge fund that only hires the best and the brightest seeks a motivated, outgoing and extremely organized individual to join its Recruiting group. This group handles all recruiting for the firm. Responsibilities include identifying the best technical and non-technical candidates through resume review and phone screening, setting up interviews, obtaining references, conducting hiring meetings, maintaining relationships with headhunters, researching industries, and structuring offers. BA or BS from a top-tier school, a genuine interest in staffing the company's core and developing businesses, and superb communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills required. 1500+ SAT scores and 3.6+ GPA required. Advanced degrees (MS, PhD, etc.) preferred, but not required. Technical or scientific knowledge is a plus, but not required. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

Generalist Associate
Global quantitative hedge fund seeks an academically accomplished, self-motivated, and detail-oriented individual to join its Finance and Operations department. Responsibilities may include capital allocation and optimization, cash management and liquidity analysis, profit and loss computation, position reconciliation and trade break investigation, treasury operations and money movements, and special projects as needed. Successful candidate will work closely with the firm's proprietary trading, investor relations, and software development groups. Degree in Economics, Math, Science or Engineering from a top-tier school, 1400+ SAT scores, and 3.5+ GPA required. Superb quantitative and problem-solving skills required. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

Entry-Level Accounting and Operations Associate
Hedge fund that only hires the best and the brightest seeks a smart, motivated, and organized entry-level individual with a strong work ethic and a genuine interest in finance to join its Finance and Operations group. Successful candidate will work with the firm's proprietary trading desks and Accounting, Operations, Tax, and Treasury groups. Duties include account analysis, capital allocation and optimization, management reporting, money movement, reconciliations, investigation of issues, and special projects. Strong communication, quantitative, and problem-solving skills required. Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a related field from a top-tier school and proven track record of achievement in both academic and professional environments required. 3.5+ GPA and 1400+ SAT scores required. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

Contract Review Specialist
Global hedge fund seeks a specialist to handle desk documentation and help manage counterparty relationships. Successful candidate will review, negotiate, and amend trading, data, licensing, and confidentiality agreements. Specialist will also support trading and operations, resolve regulatory issues, organize documents, create and maintain repositories of counterparty data, and act as a liaison to counterparty credit officers. Ideal candidate will have at least five years of contract review experience. Legal experience and knowledge of MS Excel preferred, but not required. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

Assistant Trader
Small quantitative hedge fund seeks a motivated individual to assist its trading team. This is an entry level trading opportunity where the successful candidate will handle orders and execute and assist with trading operations. Potential to become a strong trader, genuine interest in trading, high degree of speed and accuracy in handling calculations and superb communication skills required. Superb quantitative skills (700+ on the math section of the pre-centered SAT) and a BS or BA from a top-tier school required. Computer Science and Engineering degrees preferred. Previous programming experience required. 3.5+ GPA and 1500+ SAT scores required. Salary at least $50K + bonus, commensurate with experience.