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Hedge Fund Research Specialist, Alternative Investment Group

Business and Financial Operations

Financial Specialist

Full Time

On Site


New York, New York, United States

Job description

The Hedge Fund Research Specialist, Alternative Investment Group role is part of the team performing investment due diligence for current and proposed holdings in third party managed alternative investment funds. The role involves working with the investment due diligence teams who are responsible for relationships the group has with 100-130 third party managers, working on fundamental bottom up research. The focus will be predominantly on Equity Long/Short and Credit oriented hedge fund strategies, with additional work on other strategies. Input to the top down strategy process and other tasks to ensure the smooth running of the team function will also be required.

About Us

Our purpose – Opening up a world of opportunity – explains why we exist. We’re here to use our unique expertise, capabilities, breadth and perspectives to open up new kinds of opportunity for our more than 40 million customers. We’re bringing together the people, ideas and capital that nurture progress and growth, helping to create a better world – for our customers, our people, our investors, our communities and the planet we all share.

Required Skills

Here’s what you can expect on a typical day:

  • Organizing the monitoring of the hedge fund investments that they are responsible for. Ensuring that all systems are fully up to date with all required information with regards to those investments and that information is escalated in a timely manner where appropriate.
  • Working with third part managers to ensure that they provide all the information that HSBC requires, liaising with compliance, legal and risk functions to make sure all points are covered.
  • Writing of comprehensive investment due diligence reports in a timely manner.

For this role, HSBC targets a fixed pay range between $149,600 and $224,400.

The final fixed pay offer will depend on the candidate and a number of variables, including but not limited to, role responsibilities, skill set, depth of experience and education, licensing/certification requirements, internal relativity, and specific work location.

At HSBC, our overall goal is to provide a competitive Total Reward Package, with an appropriate mix of fixed pay, and variable pay, as part of an employee’s overall total compensation and benefits. Variable pay generally takes the form of discretionary, annual awards (sometimes referred to as a “bonus”). Additionally, HSBC offers a wide range of competitive and flexible benefits designed to help you improve your health and well-being, finances, and lifestyle.