The core responsibilities of the Financial Operations group include fund and management company accounting, management reporting, profit & loss monitoring, tax (planning and operations), compliance, investor relations, reconciliations, and special projects.
The Financial Operations group is broadly divided into:
This group regularly evaluates the health and performance of our operations. It compiles financial statements on a periodic basis to present to investors, counterparties, regulators, and other government entities. The responsibilities of this group also include accounting, reporting, and audit support.
The Analytics team supports the D. E. Shaw group’s information requirements and is responsible for tracking transactions and maintaining our investor and consultant databases. They also prepare group-wide profit & loss and expense reports, compile the expense budget for the group, and handle other expense- and time-allocation processes.
This team provides assistance to ensure that the D. E. Shaw group’s activities are in accordance with the varied laws, regulations, and restrictions across the global jurisdictions in which we invest and operate. It consists of domain experts who help the group navigate the complexities associated with tax legislation, global regulatory compliance, and valuation models for private equity investments.