Private Markets and Alternatives Associate

  • Experience level : Intermediate
  • Activity : Group
  • Office : Geneva

Are you looking to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment where you will have the opportunity to develop yourself? Are you passionate about Private Markets and Hedge Funds? We look forward to receiving your application for our new position of Private Markets and Alternatives Associate within Banque Syz.

The purpose of the role is to oversee the legal and operational aspects of the private market and alternative investment process within Banque Syz. Specifically, the individual will be responsible for reviewing legal documents related to investments, managing post-sales operational questions, and providing investment advisory services. By efficiently handling these tasks, the individual will contribute to the overall client and relationship manager experience.

Your missions


Job description/ key responsibilities:

  • Reviewing private market corporate actions & legal documents (subscription, prospectus, limited partnership agreements), summarize findings, and communicate to the team and relationship managers.
  • Ensure the distribution rules for products are clearly communicated, banking documents prepared for investment, and all internal processes are in place for subscription.
  • Liaising with our hedge fund advisory partner to understand the market dynamics, obtain monthly portfolio reviews, update the approve fund list, and provide clients and relationship managers with updates/insights.
  • Contributing to fundraising efforts which includes understanding private market investments.
  • Assisting in the operational aspects of the team which includes: ensuring the assets are properly set up in the core banking system, understanding performance/calculations, reviewing/communicating on investment reports, liaising with finance/operations to ensure management of past investments.
Your profile


  • University Degree. CFA/CAIA desirable.


Professional Experience required:

  • 5 years in a hedge fund support position, or equivalent.



Soft skills:

  • Self-starter and can work independently while understanding the importance of strong communication and transparency
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Problem solver with entrepreneurial spirit
  • Team player
  • Curiosity and willingness to ask questions


Technical skills:

  • Strong reading comprehension of Legal Documents (in English)
  • Interest in investments with some professional experience within hedge funds with interest to develop
  • Analytical and mathematical skills
  • Project management skills a plus


Languages: English & French fluent


Swiss Residence requirements? Yes 

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