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Consultant, Client Solutions - Front Office Solutions

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UNIQUE REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS 
Consultant, Alternative Investment Client Solutions – Front Office Solutions  
• Strong understanding of institutional investment industry, including markets, instruments, funds and fund structures, trading, etc.:  
o Deep knowledge of Alternative Assets, investment products, and related operational processes (hedge funds, private equity). Demonstrated understanding of private equity transactional impacts on unfunded commitments, market value, cost, and other metrics typically associated with private equity (TVPI, DPI, PIC, etc.). 
o Demonstrated knowledge of complex capital account statements and transaction notices.
o Deep understanding of Alternative Investment products. 
o Understanding of time weighted return and IRR calculations; understanding of instances when performance issues need to be escalated to a supervisor. 

Consultant, Operational Client Solutions – Front Office Solutions 
• Strong understanding of institutional investment industry, including markets, instruments, funds and fund structures, trading, etc.: 
o Deep understanding of operational processes, transactional impacts, etc. 
o Familiarity with performance measurement methods and the impact of valuation and transactional activity and timing on different investment return methodologies. 
o Understanding of benchmarks across multiple asset classes as well as an understanding of the benchmark provider industry.  

Consultant, Performance Client Solutions – Front Office Solutions 
• Strong understanding of institutional investment industry, including markets, instruments, funds and fund structures, trading, etc.: 
o Deep understanding of operational processes, transactional impacts, etc. 
o Deep knowledge of Performance Measurement & Analytics, including multiple performance calculation methods (time weighted and IRR calculations) and attribution analysis (understanding of instances when performance issues need to be escalated to a supervisor). 
o Knowledge of GIPS Standards. 
o Understanding of benchmarks across multiple asset classes as well as an understanding of the benchmark provider industry. Understanding of calculation methodologies used to produce Public Market Equivalent (PME) benchmarks. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS – ALL CONSULTANT POSITIONS 
• Experience working with complex asset owners including Endowments, Foundations, Family Offices, OCIOs, Pension Funds, Sovereign Wealth Funds, and institutional asset managers. 

• Analytical skills. 

• Advanced understanding of Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio), with particular emphasis on Excel. 

• Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and perform effectively under deadlines. 

• Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and to reconcile any conflicting priorities. 

• Commitment to project success as it may require working unconventional hours during critical project phases. 

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS – ALL CONSULTANT POSITIONS 
• Experience using VBA, Python or other programming language to format large data sets. 

• Prior experience with multi-asset class portfolio management software. 

• Experience / orientation to operational process improvement. 

• Client servicing experience. High level of comfort communicating directly with clients and client advocacy. 

• Ability to work closely and collaborate with internal stakeholders. 

UNIQUE QUALIFICATIONS 
Consultant, Alternative Investment Client Solutions – Front Office Solutions  
• Minimum 5 years of industry experience working with Alternative Assets, preferably in Operations.  

Consultant, Operational Client Solutions – Front Office Solutions 
• Minimum 5 years of industry experience working in Investment Operations such as: 
o Fund Accounting 
o Financial Reporting 
o Accounting 
o Investment Account Data Reconciliation – Accounting and Performance 
o Investment Operations (analytics, reporting, fund or investment accounting) 
o Performance Measurement & Investment Data Analytics (attribution, liquidity, and exposures) 
o Alternative Asset Operations  

Consultant, Performance Client Solutions – Front Office Solutions 
• Minimum 5 years of industry experience working in Investment Operations, preferably with a minimum of 1 year in Performance Measurement & Analytics. 

QUALIFICATIONS – ALL CONSULTANT POSITIONS 
• A College or University degree. 

• Completion (or progress towards) of advanced credentials (CFA, CAIA, CPA, MBA) preferred. 

• A genuine desire and capability to work in a fast-paced, professional, inclusive environment which requires teamwork, well-honed problem-solving skills, frequent re-prioritization, deadline management, ongoing and comprehensive communication, constant attention to detail, and a commitment to continuous improvement and best practices. 

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