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Fund Operations Associate

The Voleon Group, Austin

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Duration: Full-Time


Voleon is a technology company that applies state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to real-world problems in finance. For more than a decade, we have led our industry and worked at the frontier of applying machine learning to investment management. We have become a multibillion dollar asset manager, and we have ambitious goals for the future.
 
Your colleagues will include internationally recognized experts in machine learning research as well as highly experienced technology and finance professionals. The people who shape our company come from other backgrounds, too, including concert music performance, humanitarian aid, opera singing, sports writing, and BMX racing. You will be part of a team that loves to succeed together.
 
In addition to our enriching and collegial working environment, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits packages, technology talks by our experts, a beautiful modern office, daily catered lunches, and more.

As a Fund Operations Associate, you will report directly to the Fund Operations Manager. You will collaborate with talented colleagues across the company to help manage post-trade operations and reporting. This role is a means to make a difference: together with the Finance team, you will be a core member of running our daily operations and creating infrastructure. 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain accuracy and provide key reporting for trading activity, positions held, corporate actions, and profit and loss related to our investment funds across multiple asset classes and geographies
  • Work closely with our service providers to ensure policies and internal control standards are being followed
  • Develop and monitor daily and monthly reconciliations between internal records, prime brokers and counterparties, banks, and the fund administrator
  • Work with our fixed income, trading, and corporate actions team to review and monitor that fixed income corporate actions are processed according to company policy and industry best practices
  • Maintain the internal accounting system, produce daily and monthly trading profit and loss reports, and confirm settlement activity across trading strategies
  • Manage projects including onboarding new brokers and trading counterparties, ongoing automation of operational tasks, and assisting with research and implementation for new product launches

Requirements

  • At least one year of experience in public accounting or at a private fund
  • Thorough understanding of financial reporting and its application to investment management funds
  • Experience working with enterprise-level accounting software and developing efficient processes
  • Advanced abilities in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience automating manual processes (preferred)
  • Exposure or interest in gaining experience with a programming language (preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, or Accounting
  • Authorization to work in the United States
“Friends of Voleon” Candidate Referral Program
 
If you have a great candidate in mind for this role and would like to have the potential to earn $7,500 if your referred candidate is successfully hired and employed by The Voleon Group, please use this form to submit your referral. For more details regarding eligibility, terms and conditions please make sure to review the Voleon Referral Bonus Program.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer
 
The Voleon Group is an Equal Opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, gender, marital status, sexual orientation and identity, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship, or any other factors prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

About The Voleon Group

Co-founded in 2007 by two leading scientists, The Voleon Group combines an academic approach to research with an emphasis on scalability and risk management to deliver cutting-edge technology at the forefront of the finance industry. Many of our leaders and employees hold doctorates in statistics, computer science, and mathematics, among other quantitative disciplines. We are committed to exemplary performance in all aspects of our research and operations, while maintaining a culture of intellectual curiosity and flexibility. Voleon’s CEO holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford and previously founded and led a successful technology startup. Our Chief Investment Officer/Director of Research is a Statistics faculty member at UC Berkeley, where he earned his Ph.D.

The Voleon Group

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