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Data Associate
Ref No.: 13-00422
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 01/27/2014
Title: Data Associate
Position: Perm
Location: NYC - Midtown
Comp: open


Client is looking for an Associate with excellent technical and analytical skills to join our Data team. The right individual will be working with the next generation financial analysis platform. The role offers exposure to the entire client product line. They will work closely with the Data team and assist with on-boarding new clients and performing reconciliation of hedge fund portfolios. The individual must be a clear and creative thinker with a combination of high attention to detail and technical skill sets. The candidate must enjoy both working in a team oriented fast-paced environment and be able to thrive while working to meet aggressive deadlines.
Knowledge of financial instruments and the Hedge Fund industry is a plus.

Responsibilities
- Perform regular reconciliation of hedge fund portfolios
- Liaison with clients and third party vendors to rectify potential issues
- Test and validate data quality
- Support Data team with ad hoc requests and internal projects

Qualifications & Experience
The ideal candidate would possess the following:
- Proficient in MS Excel
- Strong performance in a top academic program (accounting a plus)
- Strong interest in the field of finance