Investor Relations Associate

Dallas, Texas /
Investor Relations /
Full-Time
STRAIT is looking for a candidate that possesses strong technical knowledge and the ability to understand investments, along with a solid understanding of how to build long lasting relationships. This position will be responsible for administering investor activity for fund clients, including ensuring timely and accurate processing of investor transactions and effective communication of the transactions to the fund client.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Maintain and update contact management database in multiple systems, including Investran CRM and SunGard DX
    • Upload and manage investor documents
    • Review and process investor capital activity in accordance with the fund’s offering documents & AML requirements
    • Create and distribute investor transaction reports to the accounting team and fund management
    • Manage incoming communication and assist investors with system access and ad hoc inquires
    • Prepare and distribute capital statements, capital calls, distribution notices, and miscellaneous documents in accordance with investor and fund management instructions
    • Maintain distribution information for various documents in accordance with investor and fund management instructions
    • Ensure contact distribution information is up to date and compliant in accordance with investor and fund management instructions
    • Confirm, update and track investor wire instructions in accordance with investor and/or fund management instructions; execute cash movement in treasury platforms
    • Create and document work-flow processes

EDUCATION/ACCREDITATION

    • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance or another related field

SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

    • Superior technical skills with high attention to detail
    • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office product suite (specifically strong Excel skills)
    • Proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines along with the ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment 
    • One (I) or more years of CRM software system experience is preferred
    • One (I) or more years of experience with private equity, hedge fund, and/or financial services industry is preferred
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

PERKS & BENEFITS

    • Annual tuition reimbursement
    • Bonus upon passing the CPA or bar exam
    • 401(k) Plan with matching
    • Full health benefits
    • Complimentary on-site gym access with showers and full amenities
    • Remote working arrangements
    • New Hire Buddy Program
    • Team trips and outings
    • New hire PTO – 20 + 1 “You” Day
    • 12 hours PTO for community service
    • 10.5 paid holidays per year
    • Paid parental leave
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Employee-led committees
    • Commuter cost benefits
    • Ongoing training – cross departmental, leadership, soft sills, etc.
    • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program to assist with wellness, stress management, emotional distress, etc.
    • Walkability to Whole Foods, restaurants, shopping, NorthPark Mall and DART
    • Ongoing learning opportunities via STRAIT University, LinkedIn Learning, events and Amazon eBooks
    • 100% STRAIT-paid Life, Personal Accident, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Discounts on stores, services, products and tickets
    • Complimentary parking
    • Professional development
    • Quarterly Book Club (features leadership topics designed to expedite and support professional growth and development)
    • Available curriculum for external leadership programs (i.e. Stagen – https://stagen.com/)
    • Technical training (i.e. FIS Expert Led Training)
    • Industry training and speakers
    • Continued education support
    • Meetings with Managing Partner to discuss individual career advancement plans
    • Quarterly executive breakfasts and Q&A sessions
    • Professional Development Roadmap detailing expectations at every level of the career path
STRAIT is a professional services firm offering comprehensive accounting solutions for hedge funds, private equity firms, family offices and management companies.  Services include full fund administration, compliance services, middle office operations, CFO suite services, investor services, and performance and risk reporting.  Headquartered in Dallas, TX, STRAIT has clients nationwide and is backed by an industry leading team of CPAs, CFAs, JDs, and MBAs – no bookkeepers and no paraprofessionals.