Financial Control/Risk Control Analyst
Established in 1994, the Q Family Office is an organization that combines a 27 year history with a deep entrepreneurial spirit. The family office currently includes a manager of a $500 million hedge fund/private investment firm, a $2 billion bank, a $400 million real estate investment firm, and a $225 million charitable foundation.
The Q Family Office is seeking a sharp recent graduate or individual with 3-7 years of experience to join the Financial Control and Risk Control team with the Q Family Office or Texas Exchange Bank. On this team, an analyst could spend 0 – 2 years in any of the following departments below with opportunities for growth thereafter, and likely will rotate through each of these departments at various times doing various projects.
The individual will be placed based upon the needs of the firm and the candidate’s strengths. The firm prefers that candidates be open to any of the departments. They will assist multiple departments in using technology to create solutions and improve processes. The work environment is open, team-based, and fast-paced. Q invests in many areas including real estate, banking, energy, aviation, and distressed /high yield credit markets.
The Risk Analyst who joins our team will sit on the Trading Desk and assist by tracking daily profit and loss by strategy, analyzing current and potential trading opportunities and monitoring risk factors that affect the firm’s entire portfolio of investments. The analyst will perform risk diagnostics on items such as security pricing, financing costs, convertibility of bonds, interest rate sensitivity etc., that will be used to generate reports to traders, portfolio managers and partners. The analyst will use technology solutions to create and improve automated processes.
The financial control group is the fund accounting group for the firm, working with our trade settlement and financing transactions. The analyst will assist in securities and derivatives operations and will account for multiple domestic and offshore entities as well as multiple investment strategies within those entities. From the outset, this analyst will have the opportunity to gain experience in complex cash and position reconciliations and transaction analysis reported by portfolio managers, traders, brokerage firms and prime broker accounts.
Texas Exchange Bank
Texas Exchange Bank, owned by the multi-billion dollar family office of the founder of Q Investments, is a $2.25B bank focused on complex bank loans to large corporations and securities of collateralized loan obligations (CLOs). The TEB analyst role will incorporate many of the above-mentioned responsibilities of monitoring operational, compliance and tax risk. In addition, the analyst will reconcile the general ledger, prepare reports for the Board of Directors, and assist with external audits. The TEB Analyst will also help with the preparation of risk assessments, financial reports, regulatory and tax reporting, and other various operations within the Texas Exchange Bank.
The ideal candidate will have:
· Proficient use of MS Excel (with a strong emphasis on financial modeling) and database applications; familiarity with VBA, SQL and MS Query desired but not required
· 3.5+ GPA
· Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, economics, statistics, MIS, or engineering
· A track record of achievement through internships, academic accolades, etc.
· Ability to commit to the position for at least two years
To apply, please submit an application at www.qinvestments.com/careers.