TITLE: Middle Office Analyst

LOCATION: San Francisco, California

THE COMPANY: Parallax Volatility Advisers, LP (“Parallax”) 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Middle Office Manager

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Review daily cash and position reconciliations and resolve breaks with the appropriate parties, including brokers, traders, prime brokers and fund administrator
  • Work with Accounting Team to ensure all activity is properly recorded and documented
  • Provide day-to-day operations support and assist with portfolio management for the Trading Desk.
  • Report daily P&L estimates
  • Collateral Management
  • Work with the Trading Desk on optimizing the firm’s financing
  • Corporate Actions processing
  • Manage systematic problems with in-house developers to find solutions that support short and long-term business needs

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in relevant field of study
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in an operational capacity at a bank, hedge fund, or administrator
  • Experience with Equities, Options, Futures, Currencies, Bonds (Convertible and Callable), CDS, CFD’s and OTC Contracts is preferred
  • Must be a U.S citizen or authorized to work in the U.S on a permanent basis
  • Willingness to work market hours (~6:00am to 3:00pm PST)

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, open trading floor environment with exciting operational situations that can arise when markets are busy and time is critical when performing tasks
  • Must be highly organized, have strong attention to detail and the ability to meet established deadlines
  • Ability to be resourceful, work effectively as a team player and can clearly communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization

TECHNICAL ABILITIES:

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and the ability and willingness to learn in house applications/new technologies
  • Excel Visual Basics for Applications (VBA) for daily task automation is preferred

Parallax offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits, including (not limited to): 100% paid health insurance, commuter reimbursement, all meals during working hours (when in San Francisco office), and continuing education opportunities.

Parallax is an equal opportunity employer. Please no calls or recruiters.

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