05 Apr
Senior Vice President, Operational Due Diligence
District of Columbia, Washington , 20001 Washington USA

Job Description

RockCreek seeks a dynamic, detail-oriented, and energetic professional to join the Operational Due Diligence team as a Vice President.

In this role, you will be responsible for the initial and on-going operational due diligence of investments across private equity, private credit, and other alternative investments. The successful candidate will have the ability to synthesize information quickly across different investment strategies, distill and follow up on data and articulate results clearly in written and verbal forms.

Our ideal candidate will have experience with due diligence of alternative investments and has the flexibility to evolve with industry changes and ever-changing situations. This role is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is looking to make an impact and is excited to communicate across different teams and articulately express their analysis internally and to clients and other stakeholders. Success will be measured by performance of core duties as well as advancing our thought leadership through analyzing changes and trends and utilizing our technology to enhance efficiencies. You will report to a Managing Director and will be working closely with other teams, including our Data Team, and Legal Team. This role is at the heart of investment decision-making and risk management. It involves: Identifying and understanding the risks associated with the operations of alternative and other investment strategies and evaluating how risks are addressed in areas of operations and compliance.


Key Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Finance, Economics, Journalism, Business, Law or areas of Forensics or other relevant major with a superior grade point average
  • JD is a plus
  • Three to five (3-5) years of experience. Candidates with the relevant knowledge base coming from areas such as Journalism, Law, Forensics, and Behavioral Science are encouraged to apply
  • Experience in the alternatives space, including private equity and hedge funds
  • Understanding of processes within asset management firms, operations; knowledge of investment strategies and complex financial instruments
  • Proven ability to process and condense information effectively and articulate thoughts in a clear and concise manner in multiple forms
  • You must have a thorough understanding of both public and private market investment operations process flows including funds transfer, waterfall and carry fee methodology, trade life cycle, settlement, custody, and valuation processes
  • Experience doing due diligence on direct deals and co-investments would be considered an asset
  • Experience in Legal review of agreements and terms
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to respond to questions on the spot
  • Must be highly proficient in MS Excel, Power Point and SharePoint.
  • Other Attributes:
    • Experience being accountable for delivery high quality work within time deadlines
    • Ease with using various databases and online information sources
    • High degree of integrity and the ability to recognize the requirements of confidentiality
    • Demonstrated self-starter, continuous learner, and intellectual curiosity
    • Interest in working on multiple projects at the same time

Additional Information


Consistent with our belief that team members are our most valuable asset, RockCreek offers a competitive benefits package.

  • Ability to work remotely with support technology
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance; dependents eligible
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Paid time off, sick leave, and company holidays
  • Wellness programs including meditation and fitness classes
  • Onsite gym

Additional Information

For additional information on RockCreek, please visit https://therockcreekgroup.com

Follow us on LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-rock-creek-group/

RockCreek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or age.

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