Viking Global Investors LP is a global investment firm founded in 1999. We manage more than $46 billion of capital for our investors across public equity, private equity, and credit and structured capital investment strategies. We have more than 275 employees and offices in Stamford, New York, Hong Kong, London, and San Francisco.




 The Funds and Trading Specialist will work closely with other members of the Legal and Compliance Department and other departments throughout the firm on a wide spectrum of legal and compliance issues and initiatives, focusing on matters related to our funds and trading relationships. The 14-person Legal and Compliance Department is led by the firm’s General Counsel and comprises four teams: Compliance, Private Investments, Tax Planning, and Funds and Trading. The Funds and Trading team, which the individual will join, is responsible for legal, regulatory, and compliance matters related to the organization, operation, and structure of our funds, as well as the documentation, filings, and regulatory requirements applicable to our funds' trading and financing activities. The individual will support the two Funds and Trading attorneys with various aspects of their work and take on other tasks under their supervision, such as global position filings, legal entity formation, document management, and responding to inbound KYC/AML requests. The Funds and Trading Specialist will also work on special projects, such as evaluating and onboarding new technologies, improving systems and processes, and responding to changes in law and regulation. The individual will interact directly with the firm’s IR, Trading, Treasury, and Trading Operations personnel, as well as external stakeholders such as brokers, vendors, and outside counsel. The role requires vigilance, attention to detail, and the ability to respond to ad-hoc requests on tight timeframes.


Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for daily, weekly, quarterly, and annual position filings globally (e.g., Schedules 13G/D and Section 16 filings, UK/EU short positions, MiFID II transaction reporting, Form PF, TIC/BEA filings, etc.).
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for vendor contract requests and trading document negotiations, and related document management.
  • Provide trading compliance support, including tracking shares outstanding or the number of shares that can be bought/sold before a filing threshold is reached.
  • Manage inbound KYC and AML requests and other information requests, including in non-US jurisdictions where Viking or its affiliates have trading licenses (e.g., China, India, etc.).
  • Responsible for making initial lobbyist registrations in relevant jurisdictions and for ongoing filings in relevant jurisdictions.
  • Create all new legal entities and draft initial governing documents.
  • Support the Private Investments team with KYC and related requests and assist with various ad hoc tasks related to the firm’s private equity and structured capital investment strategies.


 The ideal candidate will have:

  • An undergraduate degree with a record of academic success.
  • 4+ years of experience in a similar role with an asset manager, investment bank, or other financial services firm.
  • Strong attention to detail and project management skills.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Bloomberg and Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).

The ideal candidate possesses the following traits:

  • Strong interpersonal skills: working with others across the firm and external constituents calls for an individual who enjoys developing professional relationships.
  • Team-orientation: a willingness to work collaboratively with other team members and pitch in on ad-hoc tasks and requests to ensure all needs are met.
  • Efficient communicator: clear, direct communication is valued in a robust and busy work environment.
  • Proactivity: an ability to recognize, anticipate and address needs with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Sound judgment: Operate discreetly with sensitive or confidential information.
  • Accountability: ownership of individual responsibilities and work product.
  • Process-orientation: a strong attention to detail and an eagerness to continually improve.

The base salary range for this position in New York City is $125,000 to $175,000. In addition to base salary, Viking employees may be eligible for other forms of compensation and benefits, such as a discretionary bonus, 100% coverage of medical and dental premiums, and paid lunches. Actual compensation for successful candidates will be individually determined based on multiple factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s skill set, experience, education, and other qualifications. For more information on our benefits, please visit

Viking is an equal opportunity employer.  Questions about your candidacy and requests for reasonable accommodation in the recruitment process should be directed to

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