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Fund Controller

London, , United States

The Company

BlueCrest Capital Management is a London based, mixed arbitrage private hedge fund manager that trades across a number of products and geographic locations. BlueCrest launched its first fund in 2000 and has won a number of top hedge fund awards since.
In December 2015 BlueCrest announced its intention to become private investment partnership and continues to operate on a competitive scale working across 4 geographic regions, operating across multiple markets.
The Financial Control Team

The Financial Control team can be broken down into a number of core areas

  • Product control
  • Tax
  • Partnership Reporting
  • MIS Reporting
  • Payroll

In total there are 27 people in this team across 4 offices (London, Jersey, NY and Singapore).

The Product Control Team
The Product Control team is part of the wider Financial Control Group and consists of approximately 16 people across 3 offices (London, NY and Singapore). The group is split into 3 core teams:

  • EM, Credit, Equities and Singapore team
  • Rates/FX Trading
  • Expenses and Financial Statements

The Role

  • Ownership of the month end fund reporting pack production.
  • Have ownership of the ongoing technology development work around balance sheet and NAV reporting.
  • Review position and cash breaks with the Operations team and assist in determining the necessary course of action and assess impact to daily P&L reporting.
  • Oversee exception reporting in the firm’s ledger systems.
  • Assist in defining and producing management reporting.
  • Project work – trader requests, management requests, improving the process and control environment. 
  • Provide coverage for daily P&Ls across different core trading desks when required.

Team Business as Usual:

  • Production of the daily P&L process, including explanation of P&L by driver
  • Full month-end close process including:
    • Adherence to valuation source hierarchy and overall valuation policy
    • Documentation of non-standard valuation sources
    • Assisting administrator in receiving independent confirmation of external valuations
    • Reconciliation of estimate balance sheet / p&l to final balance sheet / p&l
  • Monitoring of daily valuation changes to ensure movements are in line with market drivers
  • Documentation of non-standard valuation sources
  • Internal reporting 
    • Daily reporting of p&l by region, trader, currency etc.
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly and ad-hoc reports for senior management summarizing p&l attribution, trader performance, key drivers, changes and/or risks to business continuity.
    • External reporting
      • Assist in presentation of schedule of investments in annual audited financial statements
      • Regulatory reporting – assist in the preparation and review of:
        • Form PF
        • CPO
        • Jersey
        • Etc.

Job Info

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  • Job Type: 
    Talent Oasis
  • Location: 
    London, , United States