Introduction: Arca is looking for a talented individual to join the Portfolio Team to support the daily digital assets trading operations across all of the Arca Funds. This person will work directly with the Trade Operations team and report to the Director of Trading & Operations. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the digital assets space and experience in middle office work-flow and functions from a leading investment or financial services institution.
Job Duties / Responsibilities:
Manage daily digital asset trading operations and work-flow. This includes trade reconciliation and settlement, transfers, and asset distribution for upcoming trades.
Timely and consistent communication with the Portfolio Team including traders, analysts, and portfolio managers.
Ongoing dialogues with counterparties as it relates to trade activities, updates, new product launches, announcements, and regulatory changes.
Due diligence, evaluation, and onboarding with counterparties and service providers.
Working closely with other departments (Arca Labs, finance, legal, compliance) and external partners (fund admin, auditor, legal) to ensure business continuity.
Identify and implement process improvements within trade operations.
Understand the fund’s diligent approach to risk management to ensure that assets are safe at all times while still being accessible to the needs of the Portfolio Team.
2-5 years experience in an operational/middle office role within a leading investment or financial services institution.
Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment that demands quick but careful thinking and an ability to learn and adapt to new tasks.
Problem solving capabilities that force you to think analytically about the role and tasks and to proactively seek out better solutions.
A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
Bonus qualities: work experience with digital assets, startup experience, experience growing a team and working with senior management, coding skills, ability to work independently.
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