Hedge Fund Valuations Analyst (046)

Description:

A Global Investment Management firm is in search of a Valuations Analyst to build and maintain pricing models, setup new products, observe and analyze pricing processes. The ideal candidate will build out pricing models focused on the firms trading positions. The team will also be tasked with conducting Profit & Loss while reporting to Portfolio Managers and other office personnel.

Requirements:

  • 4-6 years of experience across multiple products
  • Experience working with trading desks
  • Knowledge of Murex, Imagine and experience with databases
  • Detail oriented; demonstrating thoroughness and strong ownership of work
  • Intellectual curiosity to understand how systems and complex processes interact with each other
  • Strong communication skills and ability to provide excellent client service

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Hedge Fund Valuations Analyst (045)

Description:

A Global Investment Management firm is in search of a Valuations Analyst to build and maintain pricing models, setup new products, observe and analyze pricing processes.The ideal candidate will build out pricing models focused on fixed income products and work closely with Risk and Technology departments to integrate and calibrate pricing models, and incorporate market data feeds to produce the firm’s official valuation. This individual will also liaise between front office, technology, risk management and operations on various initiatives. 

Requirements:  

  • Undergraduate degree, with experience building and maintaining fixed income curves. 
  • 3-5 years of valuations experience.
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as (SQL, VBA, R, MATLAB). 
  • Experience working with trading desk.
  • Able to work in a high pressure, constantly changing environment.

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Legal Entity Controller (044)

Description:

Our client is an Investment Management Firm specializing in institutional equity, fixed income sales and trading, and serving the middle market with investment banking services, prime brokerage, and commercial real estate financing. This firm is looking to bring on a Legal Entity Controller who will be an integral member of the finance team, reporting directly to the Financial Controller, participating in the accounting and finance processes and controls over internal and external financial reporting, regulatory reporting, operations, and product control.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required, CPA is required
  • 3-5 years of related experience in the financial accounting group of a financial services company
  • Big Four public accounting firm experience preferable
  • Advanced analytical and Excel capabilities, project management skills, and ability to multitask

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Valuations Vice President (043)

Description:

Dynamics Associates is working with a $6 billion asset manager that is looking to add a Vice President to their Valuations Group. This individual will lead a team who builds cash-flow models and other valuation tools to gain insights for their assets not covered by Bloomberg or Intex. This individual will also help develop relationships with third party vendors to help with multiple pricing issues.

Requirements:

  • 10+ years’ experience in a bank’s valuation department, valuation team at an auditing firm or as an analyst at an independent valuation firm.
  • Ideal candidate would have experience working with Hedge Funds or Private Equity Funds.
  • Structured Credit (ABS) and/or whole loan product experience is required.
  • Valuation experience in at least one, but preferably multiple high yield ABS credit sectors (i.e. CMBS, TruPS, CLOs, RMBS, SBC, Aircraft, Equipment Lease, and Student Loans), as well as residential, small balance, and reverse whole loans.

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Accounting Policy, Senior Manager (042)

Description:

Dynamics Associates has been engaged by a top-tier Investment Bank seeking a Senior Manager to join their Global Advisory and Policy group. This individual will be responsible working with the various business units and corporate functions to analyze transactions to look over existing and evolving standards. The ideal candidate will also, interact with business units and corporate functions related to new transactions to advise on accounting and regulatory capital issues, while developing and updating policies to resolve them.

Requirements:

  • 5-8 years of experience; at least 4 years in public accounting is preferred
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting (or equivalent) and CPA license
  • Financial Services/Banking/Capital Markets industry experience is a plus
  • Effective interpersonal communication and confidence interacting with senior management across and outside of the Finance Division
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills

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Director of Audit Technology (041)

Description:

A global investment & advisory firm is in search of a Director of Internal Audit Technology to manage all phases of internal auditing services related to technology risks. This hire will oversee the technology audit function and develop best-in-class department policies, standards, & practices. This individual will also enhance the technology risk assessment methodology and apply it to the audit universe while fostering relationships with key stakeholders and partnering with the Chief Technology Officer and management team.

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree, with solid business management and auditing training; MBA and a CISA, CISM, or CIA certification is preferred
  • 15+ years of public and/or private experience auditing the technology environment of complex investment management, capital markets, and investment banking businesses
  • Prior experience in constructing, establishing or managing a technology internal audit function
  • Substantial comprehension of SSAE 16 (SAS 70), COBIT, and Val IT standards

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Legal Entity Controller (039)

Description

The ideal candidate will be a important member of the finance team. This individual will report directly to the Financial Controller and interact with SEC Reporting, Regulatory Reporting, Product Control, Corporate Accounting, Cash Management and Treasury. The candidate will be able to evaluate adequacy of expense accruals while being responsible for month-end close processes and gain information about investing activities.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accountant is required.
  • 3-5 years of related experience.
  • CPA is required.
  • Advance analytical skills and Excel Capability. 

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Audit Director, Vice President (038)

Description

We are working with working with a US Investment Bank that is looking to add a VP/Director to their Asset Management Internal Audit Team. This person will be the US Asset Management Audit Director and report to the Global Asset Manager Senior Audit Director. They will lead a team of their own as well as be responsible for executing the regional/global audit coverage of AM. These focused areas include Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds, Beta Strategies and business platforms etc. This is a great opportunity for a candidate who would like to take a step up in their career to lead a team while obtaining more exposure at a tier 1 bank.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Minimum of 10 years of Asset Management audit (including Alternatives) or business experience
  • Solid knowledge of Asset Management products and services, including related fiduciary activities and risk considerations
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulatory requirements related to investment management such as Investment Advisors Act, Investment Company Act, OCC 12 CFR 9 and ERISA
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to management in a persuasive manner
  • Be prepared to travel to the business locations

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VP Commodities Valuations (037)

DESCRIPTION

Dynamics Associates has recently been engaged by a top-tier US Investment Bank seeking a VP and an Associate to join their Commodities team. This individual will be responsible for reporting financial data, price verification & Profit and Loss. On top of gaining strong technical skills, you will get extensive exposure to the business reviewing and analyzing trading activity.  

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 5-7 years of relevant work experience
  • Accounting, Economics or Finance degree preferred   
  • CPA, or CFA preferred
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and organizational skills  
  • Strong understanding of derivatives and the Greeks  
  • Highly motivated and adaptable; the ability to work on a global team of diverse individuals

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Quantitative Audit Manager (036)

DESCRIPTION

Dynamics Associates is working with a respected Asset Manager who is looking for a Quantitative Audit Manager to sit within their Internal Audit department. This individual will report directly to the Head of US Internal Audit, supporting audits in various locations throughout the country and provide support for teams in Europe and Asia. The Model Risk Audit Team is base in NYC but has a global presence in Munich, Frankfurt and Hong Kong. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 5 years’ of relevant quantitative market-risk, credit-risk, value-at-risk, or financial product valuation methodology experience.
  • Ability to review and validate complex market-risk calculation engines, investment decision making or trading engines, risk data-warehouse, risk reporting and business-intelligence platforms.
  • Experience with internal control frameworks and familiarity with Internal Audit, Compliance and Risk functions.
  • Experience reviewing data from multiple sources into a dynamic centralized risk infrastructure  and using such data in accord with standard audit methodologies and techniques.

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