Structured Notes Operations Vice President



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2023

CAIS is building the first truly open marketplace for alternative investments, where financial advisors and asset managers engage and transact directly on a massive scale. CAIS provides financial advisors with a broad selection of alternative investment strategies, including hedge funds, private equity, private credit, real estate, digital assets, and structured notes; thus, allowing them to capitalize on opportunities and/or withstand ever-changing markets.

We are seeking an entrepreneurial, collaborative and detail-oriented Vice President to join our Operations team as the pioneering Structured Notes Operations expert. This high-impact position will report directly to our Managing Director of Platform & Solutions, and will be responsible for leading the pre-trade, trade, and post-trade operations for Structured Notes. This highly cross-functional position will work closely with Operations and Sales professionals alike to drive revenue across a growing line of business. The ideal candidate is a builder at heart, and has a proven track record for driving efficiency, streamlining processes within the Structured Notes lifecycle. This is a great opportunity for an operations professional to partner closely with senior management at a fast-growing fintech firm and add significant value to a new function.


  • Prepare reports and business intelligence dashboards to effectively communicate trends, patterns, and predictions using relevant data
  • Work with both financial advisors and issuers to ensure seamless execution of structured note trades
  • Partner and work cross-functionally with business stakeholders to solicit, gather and document requirements and execute on analytics asks and provide expert support
  • Aggregate, compile, and normalize large sets of structured products investor data including investor positions and transactions, overall market data, capturing pricing requests / issuer data
  • Ensure data integrity for all standardized and customizable reporting
  • Support joint Operations & Technology efforts to enable advisor insights on Structured Investments in the CAIS Platform and beyond
  • Become an expert in Structured Investments and CAIS data and use your expertise and breadth of knowledge to drive data-driven decisions
  • Collaborate with teams across firm to identify opportunities for process improvements, reporting, recommend system modifications, and develop policies for data governance
  • Assist in the development of efficient processes and procedures; work with the technology team to automate workflows
  • Ensure timely deliverables of all reports
  • Additional responsibilities to be determined based on capacity, skill, and interest


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics or a related discipline preferred
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience with a focus on Structured Notes
  • Knowledge of alternative investments a plus
  • Experience working with large sets of data a plus
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Suite, specifically Excel VLOOKUP, INDEX and MATCH, Pivot Tables, VBA, and macros
  • Strong organizational, multitasking, problem solving and time management skills
  • Basic SQL & Tableau knowledge is a plus
  • Highly organized self-starter with experience coordinating multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

CAIS’ compensation package includes a market competitive salary, a performance bonus, and exceptional benefits. For candidates located in New York, New York, the base salary range for this role is $125,000 - $150,000. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location.

CAIS offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes generously subsidized healthcare with 100% employer paid dental and vision insurance, an employer matched retirement plan, wellness programs, and generous PTO and parental leave. Additionally, CAIS offers a flexible, hybrid in-office model; for most roles, we do not require a minimum number of days in office per week. For more information on our benefits and career opportunities, please visit our website: