Trade Operations Analyst

Arena Investors, LP

Arena Investors, LP

IT, Operations
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2023


Participate in initial investment discussions and ensure the firm’s internal pipeline system is updated accordingly

Compile and enhance daily reporting for asset performance and trading profit and loss

Perform daily cash and position reconciliation functions for liquid assets

Review and respond to PB/ISDA Counterparty margin calls each day

Coordinate with the firm’s global custodians, dealers, and prime brokers to resolve commission differences, trade discrepancies and fails

Onboard new sales and trading coverage for the firm’s corporate securities team

Set up new accounts and entities with the firm’s fund administrator

Work closely with the firm’s Operations team to monitor cash inflows and outflows from existing investments

Update treasury models for management review

Support secondary market bank debt trading, closing, and settlement

Maintain up to date legal and ownership documentation for the firm

Assist with internal data integrity analysis

Complete ad hoc projects as needed


The individual will have demonstrated an ability to work in fast-paced, performance-driven environment with an ability to think broadly about the business, incorporating continual improvement of processes and procedures with a goal of excellence while focusing on accuracy and efficiency.

Bachelor’s degree from a top university, ideally in a quantitative area (e.g., finance, economics, accounting)

7-15 years of direct experience at a securities or investment firm

Excellent Microsoft Excel (VBA a plus) skills

Experience with credit default swaps, swaptions and other financial derivatives a plus

Experience with risk, settlements, or trading assistant functions

Experience interacting with Prime Brokers, Custodians, and OTC Counterparties a plus

Experience working with large data sets; an understanding of data hierarchy

The highest level of personal integrity and ethical standards

A positive attitude, strong work ethic and a desire to work collaboratively across the organization

Ability to communicate at a high level

Strong attention to detail