Associate – Middle Office Hedge Fund Operations

Job Description

Hedge Fund Operations Associate (Middle Office Operations) 


  • Preparing daily position and trade reconciliations between clients’ books and records and their Prime Brokers’ 
  • Working with clients and prime brokers on trade break resolutions 
  • Preparing monthly tri-party position, cash, market value and accrual reconciliations 
  • Preparing monthly performance estimates for COO clients 
  • Review monthly Administrator NAV Packages and make updates to the portfolio accounting system if necessary 
  • Build and maintain fund accrual schedules 
  • Processing Corporate Actions for securities held in client portfolios, including cash and stock dividends, stock splits, and mergers and acquisitions 
  • Providing support for the conversion of new clients (middle office), including providing training to clients on technology and processes at their manager’s direction 


Successful candidates will have many, if not all, of the attributes below: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required 
  • BS/BA in accounting, finance, economics, or related field (Minimum GPA required – 3.0) 
  • Previous experience in financial services/hedge funds a plus  
  • General knowledge of and familiarity with financial instruments (i.e., equities, fixed income, options, swaps, futures, foreign exchange) within both domestic and global securities markets 
  • Display firm understanding of accounting concepts and current accounting principles/methodology 
  • Must have attention to detail and ability to multi-task 
  • Must have ability to take initiative and ownership of assigned workload 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including client relationship management 
  • Strong working knowledge of hedge funds and/or mutual funds 
  • Hard-working, dedicated, punctual and personable 
  • Strong research and writing skills 
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills 
  • Strong computer skills: Advanced Excel, VB desired 

Additional information

Salary based on experience and location ($60,000-$65,000) and full benefits package offered. 

Company description

IQEQ is a preeminent service provider to the alternative asset industry. IQEQ works with managers in multiple capacities ranging from hedge fund, private equity fund, and mutual fund launches; private equity fund administration; advisory firm set-up, regulatory registration and infrastructure design; ongoing regulatory compliance (SEC, CFTC, and 40 Act); financial controls and operational support services; compliance and operational related projects and reviews; and outsourced CFO/controller and administration services to private equity fund investments – portfolio companies, real estate assets and energy assets. Our client base is growing, and our existing clients are engaging the firm across the spectrum of our services offerings.

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