Head of Operations

New York, New York • $200,000 - $300,000

About the Company:

Our client is a trading and technology company that has built some of the fastest, most sophisticated electronic trading platforms in the world. The organization builds technology and deploys automated and quantitative strategies across a broad range of asset classes in global markets around the clock.

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the clearing relationships including review of fees, services, and annual due diligence meetings
  • Collaborating with Business Management staff on our global Prime Brokerage relationships
  • Partnering with the client’s finance function to build out a comprehensive control framework
  • Defining and delivering the global post-trade platform initiative
  • Managing the specification and prioritization of improvements to the post-trade platform
  • Participating in the onboarding of new markets and new trading teams, ensuring all operational capabilities are addressed
  • Managing relationships with third-party vendors and internal service providers and managing service levels as they relate to the Operations function

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of experience managing a global team
  • Experience working at a hedge fund or asset management firm preferred
  • Expertise in operations, including clearing, settlement, and corporate actions
  • Strong project management and post-trade platform installation experience
  • Strong financial product knowledge, including key components/controls through trade lifecycle
  • Experience managing service provision through SLAs Extensive control framework
  • Experience in multiple asset classes preferred

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Paid time off
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks daily

 

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