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Middle Office Associate

Job description

This leading New Zealand Fund Manager, who continues to grow, is seeking an ambitious Junior or Graduate candidate to join the centralised trading and middle office team.

Reporting to the Head of Trading, your primary relationships will sit with the Chief Investment Officer and the wider investment team. You will also liaise and work closely with the Chief Operating Office, client services, compliance and finance.

A key purpose of the Middle Office Associate is to maintain investment position data and analytics for investment portfolios. The information and insights generated in the role are critical to further refining the investment process and insights generated. As such, you will play an important role in key projects relating to the advancement of data and investment insights.

The role includes exposure to equities, fixed income, derivatives and currencies. This is a time sensitive environment, meaning tasks have to be completed by deadlines during the day or by particular dates during the month. The Middle Office Associate must be organised and able to manage disparate and challenging deadlines.

The Middle Office Associates role can be broken down into the following key responsibilities:

  • Reporting, internal and regulatory
  • Data maintenance in external systems such as Bloomberg, Factset
  • Reconciliation of FX, cash and market positions, investigating and resolving where needed
  • Management of Clearing and Margin Balances
  • Trade processing
  • Projects, Ad- Hoc developments for the investment data and analytics function.

You will be tertiary educated, ideally having majored in Finance, and demonstrate strong spreadsheet and data analytics skills. You may currently work in financial markets or wealth management but seek to progress your career down an analytical path. You will be a strong communicator, organised and demonstrate a passion for markets and investing.

This position is expected to be your starting point with the fund. You are at the centre of all aspects of the fund and their business. You will either be shoulder tapped internally or create the next position for yourself. That is the hire manager's ambition for the appointed.

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