Job #1452:Controller/Investor Relations Associate - Remote (8-25-20)

Job Title

Job #1452:Controller/Investor Relations Associate - Remote (8-25-20)

Location

Remote

Salary

Open

Position: Controller/Investor Relations Associate

Location: Remote

 

About the Position

Yieldpoint is seeking an entrepreneurial back office professional to join the firm as its first hire. The Controller/Investor Relations Associate will work directly with the firm’s founder to build institutional-quality operations and reporting to support the growth of the business while developing relationships with prospective investors.

The ideal candidate is a hands-on, self-starting team player with a proven track record of building systems and leading organizational growth in a finance, accounting, or investment management environment. She/he is detail-oriented, can recognize and solve problems before they occur, and wants to help build an investment firm capable of delivering exceptional outcomes. While this opportunity is geared for someone with 5-7 years of experience, we are open to considering more senior candidates who are uniquely qualified.

Yieldpoint offers:

  • An entrepreneurial environment; the chance to join an early-stage, fast-growing firm as the first hire
  • An impact investment strategy that promotes recycling and energy conservation and ties into the UN’s Sustainable Development goals
  • A low-risk strategy; performing well amidst the pandemic
  • Career-building learning opportunities, mentorship, and daily communication with the firm’s founder (read more about his background below)
  • Exposure to a seed partner with ongoing support (learn more about the team at HazoorPartners.com)
  • Opportunity to develop an expansive network of investors
  • Remote work with a high degree of autonomy

We value diversity of thought, worldview, race, ethnicity, gender, and age and are committed to making hiring decisions based solely upon the character traits and capabilities that correlate to being successful in this job. We welcome your application!

Key Responsibilities

  • Review daily reconciliation of fund cash balances, positions, performance, payables and receivables, and shareholder records and activity prepared by the administrator
  • Conduct trade settlement and liaise with counterparties on daily activity
  • Oversee processing of fund administrator’s monthly net asset value and investor allocation calculations and reconciliation of internal shadow books
  • Build out collateral/cash/margin borrow rate management process to enhance the returns of the fund
  • Assist with annual fund financial statement audit process and related tax statement preparation • Assist with service provider relationships
  • Liaise with investment team and investors on ad-hoc requests
  • Collaborate with the Firm’s compliance consultant to build and enforce compliance best practices and manage SEC reporting
  • Support capital raising efforts and help the firm develop a broad network of institutional investors
  • Assist with investor relations; liaise with investment team and investors on ad-hoc requests
  • Create and maintain a comprehensive CRM database for existing and potential investors
  • Set up meetings for the Portfolio Manager with existing and potential investors
  • Draft investor correspondence, including in-depth investor letters and one-page reports illustrating investment performance
  • Embrace the Firm’s entrepreneurial spirit through continuous improvement
  • Help create and build upon a firm culture that will make us unique and desirable to investors and future team members

 

Education, Experience, and Skill Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree or above in accounting, finance, or a related area of study with a strong academic record
  • 5-7 years of hands-on experience in investment management operations and/or accounting
  • Uncompromising attention to detail and an eye for precision
  • Sophisticated and well-rounded written and verbal communication skills with appreciation for professionalism and kindness
  • Strong preference for efficiency and transparency in communications
  • A healthy balance of confidence and humility
  • Ability to prioritize and proactively anticipate opportunities to improve the business
  • Passion for investing and alternative investment strategies
  • Learner mindset; hungry for knowledge with a desire to continuously improve
  • Willingness to vigorously and enthusiastically support the team’s goals

We also highly value the following, although these are not requirements:

  • CPA or equivalent
  • Hedge fund and/or compliance experience
  • Prior experience in a Big 5 accounting firm or at an investment bank
  • Experience interfacing with investors
  • Operating experience in trade finance, industrial commodities, or shipping
  • Experience in leverage financing

About Yieldpoint

Yieldpoint L.P. (“Yieldpoint”) is an asset management firm founded by Nathaniel J. Polachek, an alum of AQR Capital Management and Bridgewater Associates, and Portfolio Manager and Partner at Commodity Asset Management. Yieldpoint targets short-duration credit opportunities in a niche segment of the industrial commodities market, with a mission-driven goal of promoting recycling and energy conservation. Yieldpoint Stable Value Fund, LP (the “Fund”) primarily executes short-term repurchase agreements to finance the transfer of bi-products in the industrial commodities value chain to purchasers that can use them as inputs to their industrial processes. These agreements are fully insured by a Lloyd’s of London syndicate and take no commodity price risk. The firm launched in 2020 and was seeded by Hazoor Partners.

 

Interested candidates should click on this link: ttps://grnh.se/baffcb702us to apply directly for the position. Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program and include Job #1452 in the cover letter.