Overnight Trading Systems Support

12 Aug

Overnight Trading Systems Support

Overnight Trading Systems Support – Quant Hedge Fund – City of London, Central London

Salary Range


Job Description

An Elite London Based Hedge Fund are proactively looking to recruit for an Overnight Trading Systems Support role. If successful, you will be offering Support to the whole of the IT space within the Hedge Fund, focusing specifically on the trading systems. Experience with Trading Systems is needed, and ideally some programming (C#/.Net etc).

Location: London, UK

The Role

  • General IT Support
  • Trading Systems Support


  • Experience working on trading systems (preferably at a Hedge Fund)
  • Strong Experience in Windows and MS Office
  • Basic understanding of networking including IP addressing, DNS, Wireless, and Firewalls


There will be an expectation that you have an understanding of some (if not all) of the following technologies:

  • Knowledge of programming languages (C#/.Net)
  • SQL
  • VMWare
  • PowerShell
  • OS X
  • AWS
  • Chef/Ruby/Python/Octupus/Puppet/Ansible

This is an immediate hire. You will gain skills and knowledge in DevOps and Service Engineering, developing these skills throughout your employment. GQR welcomes candidates who are suitably qualified, however applying early is recommended. Confidentiality and the upmost discretion is 100% assured.

Fund Accountant

11 Aug
Los Angeles

A $10 Billion investment manager who has compiled an enviable track record through it's value-oriented, consistent investment process is searching for a Fund Accountant to join their team of experienced investment professionals.


  • Review and approve month-end fund NAVs provided by administrator
  • Review and approve month-end investor statements provided by administrator
  • Process subscription and redemption capital activity and documentation
  • Maintain client relationship management software
  • Assist with year-end fund audits
  • Maintain cash transfers for capital activity and fund expenses
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects for management
  • Maintain blocker corporation and spv allocations and QuickBooks files
  • Assist with quarterly regulatory filing requirements


  • 2 years' experience in public accounting, with experience in financial services
  • Desire to excel in career in Hedge Fund Accounting

In return they are offering:

  • Opportunity to work with some of the largest public and corporate clients in the U.S. and Europe
  • Employee-focused company culture
  • Work hands-on and make important contributions with a cutting-edge team in a dynamic and professional environment
  • Competitive compensation package

C# Developer

8 Aug


C# Developer - Berlin


40k – 50k EUR + Discretionary Bonus       


My client is an exciting innovative market lending platform, revolutionising the way businesses borrow money, backed by some of the biggest investment firms globally aiming to become the leading business lender in Europe, working with cutting edge technologies. They are looking for strong talented developers to work on their low latent financial risk and valuation platforms alongside developing their client facing website to join their offices in the heart of Berlin.


  • Hands on exposure to the build of their financing platform involved with everything from developing their financial risk and valuation models, working on their algo trading platforms to developing their exciting client facing website.
  • Working within an international team, working closely with some of the strongest developers and CTO
  • Direct exposure to all areas of the business across Berlin and London
  • Be involved with the build out of an ambitious and adventurous leading FinTech firm

It isn’t essential to have any financial background to join the team but any interest would be advantageous. They will teach you the business. It is certainly an exciting area to get involved in.

Other details are regarding the role, company and career progression are available upon request.

Key Requirements:

  • Passion for coding and programming
  • Computer Science or equivalent degree from a top-tier institution (Bachelors degree)
  • Fresh grads / 1-3 years of work experience - if fresh grads (internship required)
  • Proficient with HTML/CSS/Javascript/Microsoft SQL Databases
  • Interest in finance

Contact: Anika Panchal on +44 (203) 141 8024

APPLY | fintech.emea@gqrgm.com

VISIT US | www.gqrgm.com 

While a resume is preferable we also welcome tentative enquiries from well-qualified persons. To speak with an agent please contact one of our regional offices using the contact details listed below. Utmost confidentiality and discretion is assured.

LOS ANGELES | 1.310.807.5030

10877 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024 | Office Hours: 6.00-21.00 PDT

NEW YORK | 1.212.763.8333

1325 Sixth Avenue, New York, NY 10173 | Office Hours: 9.00-21.00 EDT

LONDON | 0203.141.8000

Westminster Tower, London, SE1 7SP | Office Hours: 8.00-20.00 GMT

HONG KONG | 852.3678.6738

2 Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central | Office Hours: 9.00-21.00 HKT

GQR Global Markets

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Finance Associate

4 Aug

We are seeking a Finance Associate to work alongside our Finance Manager for our growing organization. GQR Global Markets is an international Banking & Finance, Energy & Engineering, Technology and Life Science’s staffing firm. We operate globally throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific to source the best talent wherever it may be located.

Functional title - Finance Associate

Reporting to - Finance Manager

Location - London

Contract Type - Full-Time

Compensation - Salary + Bonuses + Benefits

What we offer:

  • Career Progression with an ambitious growing company
  • High-level executive exposure reporting directly to Finance Manager;
  • A Meritocratic Culture where performance is rewarded and opportunities are earned; 
  • International Opportunities – Secondments & Transfers: New York, Los Angeles, London and Sydney
  • A collaborative, driven and fast-paced working environment;
  • A young, dynamic and entrepreneurial platform; 
  • People, Growth & Fun! Weekly Company socials, quarterly weekend trips - Barcelona, Lake Thao, Las Vegas and the Hamptons. Top Billers Club 2016 was yachting in the Caribbean!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Tracking employee performance
  • Analysing employee goals
  • Working closely with the Accounts Receivables Team
  • Measuring internal production   
  • Assisting in managing payroll calculations 
  • Implementing procedures to improve on various financial and business processes 
  • Assisting with financial statements and liaising with external and internal auditors

What we are looking for:

  • BSc in Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Accounting or Economics 
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Good understanding of accounting processes and procedure
  • Good level of competence in accounting software (i.e. Sage/Xero)  
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities while keeping a calm demeanor;
  • An excellent communicator, able to attract and engage;
  • A self-starter excited by the growth prospects of a growing dynamic company.

Company Overview:

Within our first few years we have already become the recruiter of choice for several of the world’s best financial, energy and technology firms. We are poised to become one of the staffing sectors best success stories and over the next five years we intend to maintain this momentum with expansion into new territories and the launch of new global offices in Austin, Chicago, San Francisco, Singapore, Hong Kong and the Middle East. Alongside our geographical expansion we will continue to focus on further enhancing our dominance of existing niche sectors and remain highly selective in pursuit of only the most lucrative markets. Our success and ambition places us in a very unique position. The people who join our organization now have the potential to become key drivers of our success and to take up key leaderships positions.



Senior Financial Analyst

3 Aug
Los Angeles

GQR is partnering with a prestigious office-focused and LA-based real estate investment trust on a FP&A Manager search. The position is newly created due to the growth and candidate will be part of a young team of an established business and report directly to the VP of Finance. The ideal candidate will come have a mix of public and private accounting experience along with relevant real estate experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare quarterly NAV analysis
  • Oversee quarterly yield on cost analysis for ongoing development and redevelopment projects
  • Accountable for analyzing sell side analyst models and maintaining log of analyst updates
  • Perform yield on cost analysis
  • Responsible for analyzing and forecasting various operating and financial metrics
  • Responsible for various finance and special projects, including preparing and analyzing forward-looking credit and operating metrics
  • Support the Financial Reporting department with quarterly and annual reporting requirements, including the preparation and reviewing of various financial reporting schedules, including but not limited to:
    • Value creation delivery schedules
    • Other various analyses
  • Offer insight and solutions to the Accounting Department and Regional Asset Managers on any variances or issues identified
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses as requested by executive and senior management

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • CPA, CFA or MBA preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Real estate background is a must
  • Mix of public (big4) + private accounting experience highly preferred
  • Must have US GAAP knowledge
  • Experience with JD Edwards is a plus
  • Experience with Argus/Dyna is a plus