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Hedge Fund Analysts are responsible for performing market research and detecting investment opportunities carrying minimum risks. Typical resume samples for Hedge Fund Analysts describe duties such as assessing investments, generating investment ideas, and networking. The ideal candidate demonstrates business acumen, research skills, financial expertise, time management, excellent communication and networking skills and computer competencies. Those seeking to work as Hedge Fund Analysts should be able to display a degree in a finance-related field in their resumes.

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Hedge Fund Analyst

Evaluated, monitored and maintained direct relationships with hedge fund and private equity funds

  • Performed due diligence on hedge funds, alternative investments and traditional investments
  • Interviewed portfolio managers and analyzed hedge fund strategies
  • Recommended monetary exposure guidelines to internal credit committee
  • Prepared risk and exposure reports for credit committee. Monitored and regularly re-evaluated clients' trading patterns and strategies
  • Received Analyst Of The Month 5 times in an 11 month span
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Finance And Investments
2

Senior Performance Hedge Fund Analyst

Updated and maintained performance database for in-house and third-party hedge funds in excess of $1.8 billion. Managed the reporting process end-to-end, while resolving day-to-day performance issues. Supervised and trained junior analyst in database functionality, troubleshooting and oversight.

  • Acted in liaison capacity between portfolio managers, financial advisors and operations team.
  • Processed monthly and annual compensation to retail brokers and external broker relationships.
  • Played critical role in testing and overseeing the implementation of user-friendly reports that enabled brokers to keep track of clients and improve their marketing efforts.
  • Updated and reconciled account position balances and resolved discrepancies.
  • Reviewed marketing materials for accuracy.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
Business Management And Finance
3

Senior Hedge Fund Analyst

  • Selected by management to develop and implement restructuring and integration plan for department of over 100 analysts
  • Communicated performance attribution and reporting practices directly to client investment committees to aid in the understanding and evaluation of complex quantitative analytics
  • Developed best practices and structure for research product that accounted for 15% of department revenue
  • Worked with fund managers and clients to determine portfolio composition, performance attribution, strategy,
  • Created and led mentorship and training program to develop generalist analysts into hedge fund specialists
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Political Economy
MA
Master of Arts
4

Hedge Fund Analyst

Execute and monitor lifecycle of hedge fund trades across $5B AUM

  • Collaborate closely with Compliance, AML, Fund Accounting, Fund Administrators and Hedge Fund Managers to align client needs with strategic, compliant solutions
  • Directed multiple efficiency projects that have substantially enhanced controls, eliminated operational risk, improved client experiences and slashed trade processing time
  • Foster positive client relationships through proactive communications anticipating client needs
  • Oversee the daily cash postions, month-end reporting and reconciliation, pricing of underlying hedge fund positions of specified accounts
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Economics
MBA
Master of Business Administration
5

Director - Hedge Fund Analyst

  • Oversaw hedge fund research and manager assessment for proprietary investments and credit facilities for fund-linked derivatives group
  • Structured 2 multi-manager portfolios, with external currency overlay strategy, that have grown to +$1B in assets under management globally
  • Sourced hedge funds for fund-linked derivatives platform and assessed emerging hedge fund managers for principal investment
  • Spearheaded development of managed account platform, negotiated investment guidelines with external managers, and developed risk management systems
  • Product specialist responsible for new product development, deal structuring/origination, and client relationship management
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
International Economics
MA
Public Finance
MA
Finance
6

Hedge Fund Analyst

[company name] is a fund of funds that at its peak managed approximately $1.6 billion in hedge fund assets among numerous portfolios and across a wide variety of investment strategies

  • Met with and conducted both qualitative and quantitative due diligence on hedge fund managers
  • Prepared write-ups on hedge funds which were comprised of detailed overviews and recommendations
  • Contributed to the development of [company name]'s internal proprietary database used for fund sourcing, tracking, and due diligence
  • Developed Pertrac templates which both facilitated internal quantitative analysis and were used for external reporting purposes
  • Built portfolio optimizers and fee/leverage simulators which aided in the construction of proforma portfolios
  • Ran portfolio simulations
  • Conducted numerous screenings of hedge funds across a variety of criteria (strategy, location, length of track record, statistical measurements, etc.)
  • Collected, monitored, and analyzed hedge fund performance and risk information
  • Priced all of [company name]'s portfolios (between 10 and 20 at any given time) on a weekly basis
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BA
Mathematics
7

Senior Hedge Fund Analyst

Provided evaluation of financial results, producing variance analysis on all equity investments and related discourse for management.

  • Participated in training of daily and monthly processes including trade discrepancy research and resolution, review and analysis of international and domestic corporate action postings for all equities and their derivatives.
  • Performed assets under management (AUM) analysis, reviewing monthly investor subscription and redemption trends.
  • Participated in the development and examination of closed financial statements for reasonableness to validate all entries and reconciliations.
  • Maintained controls and procedures for hedge funds with over $300M+ in assets primarily in Emerging Markets.
  • Ensured accurate pricing of securities by using an approved pricing service and guidelines provided by investment managers.
  • Supported equity portfolio-trading groups with daily performance attribution and cash management.
  • Coordinated fund manager, broker and fund custodian activities with distributed income, capital gains and losses, as well as expenses at proper class levels.
  • Held accountability for Net Asset Value (NAV) and daily P&L calculations for five global macro strategy funds.
  • Provided justification for portfolio component movements to investment managers.
  • Managed relationships with up to five Investment Managers as well as their internal control groups ensuring parameters of service are delivered.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration International Business / Economics
Investment Banking
8

Hedge Fund Analyst

  • Analyzed and conducted thorough due diligence on over 400+ alternative investments, including strategies such as long/short equity, distressed debt, and global investment products
  • Developed a risk management and portfolio asset allocation model using macroeconomic and statistical factors to determine geographic concentration, equity and volatility exposure.
  • Developed a complex database system to help in analyzing investment performance, minimizing reporting mistakes and inefficiencies
  • Served as the main “go-to” for all Fund of Fund operations, including all client communication, audits and performance analysis
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Economics
MBA
Business
9

Hedge Fund Analyst

Developed and refined proprietary trading strategies using regression models.

  • Maximized risk-adjusted P/L by identifying and testing optimal trade thresholds.
  • Researched new markets and established relationships with business partners.
  • Conducted daily fund operations including accounting, blotter reconciliation, maintenance of databases, and coordination with brokers, auditors, and administrators.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Economics
10

Hedge Fund Analyst Intern

Updated Full Circle's investment records from borrower's financial statements

  • Monitored borrowers to determine they were within their loan terms
  • Participated in monthly phone calls with borrowers regarding their recent activities and short term plans
  • Created financial models in Excel to help determine the quality of potential loans
  • Collected information for team members and organized it for analysis and presentation
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Economics And Mathematics
MS
Economics

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