Are Hedge Funds Still Hiring?
The economy seems to have leveled off in recent months, or at least halted its precipitous decline, and many finance professionals are asking whether hedge funds and other alternative asset managers are finally hiring again. The answer is not a clear cut yes, but there are certainly signals of significant improvement. In addition to increased postings on job sites, there continue to be hundreds of hedge fund jobs posted on company websites. Many of these job opportunities can’t be found on any job board.
Here is a brief sample of some of the jobs available on company websites.
Susquehanna International Group (SIG), is hiring for a number of positions, including Assistant Trader Intern, Buy-Side Analyst, and Credit Analyst. SIG is a leading market maker in derivatives and commodities and also runs a couple private equity funds. They also have a full campus recruiting calendar with visits to dozens of top universities, typically in the fall.
Kamylon, a billion dollar private equity firm in Boston is seeking to hire a Portfolio Management Associate. Kamylon draws upon state-of-the-art strategic planning and consulting methodologies, marketing and sales tools, and financial modeling and analytic resources.
Oaktree, a giant alternative asset manager (hedge funds and private equity) specializing in fixed income, convertibles, and distressed assets, is has multiple job openings including Fund Accountant in their Los Angeles office.
Wall Street Access, an NYC-based asset manager is hiring a Sales Trader, Derivatives Analyst, and Financial Advisor.
Smith Breeden Associates, a global asset manager with offices in Durham, NC and Boulder, CO is hiring a Data Analyst as well as several Marketing Associates.
The above is just a small sampling of the hundreds of hedge fund and private equity jobs available on company websites. HedgeFundJobList.com’s high quality hedge fund / PE lists are a great way to locate local alternative asset managers and find similar employment opportunities in your area. Many other funds don’t post jobs on their website, but do have career-specific email addresses where they accept resumes/cover letters. Our Hedge Fund / PE lists include hundreds of these career-specific emails.