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Chief Operating Officer - Hedge Fund

New York, NY
$250K -$325K TOTAL COMPENSATION.  To be determined based on candidate’s credentials, performance and value added to the firm / department.
Chief Operating Officer -  Hedge Fund
Our client, is a leading boutique global Hedge Fund (~300M AUM).  Currently they seek to hire a talented and dynamic COO to build out their growing team. This exciting opportunity will lead and hold significant responsibility in driving the company’s strategic direction as well as helping to create a vision for success.
  • Coordinate overall investment strategy and portfolio construction in alignment with the organization’s strategic objectives, risk appetite and capital objectives
  • Establish and manage the appropriate infrastructure.
  • Serve as the primary liaison to the Investment Committee of the Board of Directors, assisting the Committee Chair as necessary in the execution of the Committee’s responsibilities.
  • Responsible for Talent Acquisition and Retention, for both Quantitative Research, Technology and Quantitative Portfolio Management positions.
  • Manage the investment accounting function to ensure accurate and timely investment data, compliance with statutory accounting policies, and compliance with all other applicable regulations
  • Monitor the investment portfolio’s performance and underlying risks.
  • Manage daily cash flow to ensure appropriate working capital needs and allocation of excess funds for long-term investing.
    • High degree of honesty and integrity.
    • Self-motivated with strong work ethic
    • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships.
    • Strong organizational and planning skills.
    • Proven leadership abilities
    • Possess both a strong attention to detail and a “big picture” mind-set 
  • Outstanding strong analytical skills, MBA preferred.  Degree in Finance, Engineering, Science, or Math from
  • Strong communication skills – must present ideas in a clear and concise manner to a variety