Sr Operational Risk Associate / Client OnBoarding - Miami - Equities

Location: Miami
Base Salary:
Industry: Hedge Funds

Our client is a top hedge fund experiencing rapid growth because of performance and their environment.  They see a highly analytical and detail-oriented professional to join our Operations Risk & Controls team. This group is responsible for all account onboarding across the firm, setting up the static data that drives trade bookings, and the overall documentation for all high-risk areas in Operations. You will collaborate with many peers from different departments, such as: Risk, Portfolio Financing, Middle Office, Fund Accounting and Back Office. Great organizational and interpersonal skills as well as mental resilience are required to succeed in this role. The Operations Risk & Controls team takes pride in suggesting policies for optimal efficiency across business lines. This role will sit in our newly formed HQ2 location in Miami, FL.


  • Documentation o Continuing to help build our master relationship contact sheet – covers all PB / EB / ISDA relationships.
  • Coordinate with the team to help author a best practices procedures manual
  • Help suggest areas of improvement that will benefit all stakeholders
  • Improving upon our current Onboarding guides as new system enhancements occur
  • Coordinate with various teams globally: Legal / KYC / Middle Office to gather information and enhance existing workflows.
  • Verify information in various systems to ensure static data integrity for the entire firm
  • Illustrations of high-risk workflows for knowledge sharing across all departments
  • Project Management o Help catalog new broker relationship requests and team JIRA work items for management prioritization
  • Help collate updates across the firm for tri-weekly team updates being sent to Senior Management.
  • Help prepare presentation notes and team takeaway action items from large stakeholder meetings
  • Follow up with parties internally & externally to monitor if deadlines are on target due to many intra-team dependencies
  • Handling ad hoc system issues relating to trade flows across various internal proprietary system
  • Broker Onboarding
    • o Coordinate from internal request to final execution for various execution agreements like: CDEA/ Give up Agreements / Options Application forms / FX Designation Notices
      • Once new brokers are established, coordinate respective system mappings with all internal and external stakeholders.


Organizational skills, with a strong appreciation for data cataloging when managing projects
Time management skills with relevance to project deadlines and prioritization of projects
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Interpersonal skills to adhere to the firm’s ethos and enhance team-to-team communication
Curiosity for learning and understanding how things work and systems interact.

Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a related financial services support role

Any experience with productivity tools (Confluence, JIRA, Visio, or MIRO)
Any experience with the account onboarding processes from either the buy side or a bulge bracket firm
Any experience with legal documentation relating to trading execution agreements and/or FIA-Tech Portal.
Experience with SQL, VBA, or other technical skills

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