Ennismore Fund Management, a long established and highly respected long/short equity hedge fund manager with an exemplary record of returns for investors, seeks a Chief Operating Officer.
The COO will report to the Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for day-to-day management of all non-investment areas of the business. The COO will also need to establish internal credibility with the firm's portfolio managers and externally with investors and counterparties.
This is a hands-on role and the size and culture of the firm require that the COO is able to demonstrate a technical understanding of the business and applicable regulatory requirements. Attention to detail is a must.
Specific responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Management of operations processes from trading and trade processing to settlement, reconciliations and valuations
IT and fund accounting/reporting systems
Financial and management accounting
Legal and regulatory matter as Compliance Office (CF10 holder)
Fund structures and governance
HR and office management
Skills & Qualifications:-
The candidate will most likely have around 10 years' professional experience within the regulated financial services sector
Strong academic background, ideally including an accountancy qualification
Technical understanding of long/short equity and equity derivatives
Ability to understand, structure and negotiate complex issues/ projects
Hedge fund experience is not a pre-requisite. Candidates from the equity/derivatives brokerage sector or traditional asset management will be considered
Internal Number: 4968696
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