A message from our CEO: COVID-19 update

To our clients and partners.

Our thoughts are with you all during these challenging times.

Since the onset of this pandemic we have prioritized our commitment to our team’s health and safety. We were prepared for remote operations long before mandates for social distancing were implemented.

Progressive transparency is a key value to us at Capstone. Employing it with discipline through these uncertain times has enabled us to adapt proactively to evolving health and safety challenges, keeping our operations uninterrupted and our investment strategies agile, while we continue to deliver exceptional client service.

I am proud of each and every member of our team and continue to support them in their commitment to their families, communities and our clients and partners through the ongoing social and economic impacts of this unsettling time.

Please take care of yourselves.

Paul Britton
CEO

Disciplined collaboration.

Capstone is a results-driven, collaborative culture focused on excellence that is delivered through the collective efforts of everyone on our team. That’s why we challenge and support each other to grow; to grow our skills, broaden our knowledge, expand our horizons, and think differently. Our team is our most important asset and investment.

“There's a lot of information sharing here. There is deep expertise across the firm, and people are constantly talking to each other. They are open to collaboration on ideas and information.”

— Jordan Sinclair, Derivatives Research Specialist

Seeing the world differently.

At Capstone, we understand the importance of supporting you to be your best self in life.

What drives us.

our mission

To anticipate and harness the complexities of global derivatives markets to create opportunities for our clients, team and industry.

our vision

To provoke the evolution of asset management through open and continuous collaboration.

brand positioning

We see the world differently.

Our values.

Transcendent Thinking

Where others fear instability, we find opportunity.

“Our clients are not only looking for returns, they are looking for information in and around volatility strategy across asset classes.”

— Matt Tonelli, Head of Trading

Tenacious Innovation

Anticipate change and adapt proactively to maintain a sustainable advantage.

“You can’t be innovative if you don’t fail. We encourage people to own their failures so that we can learn from them, and collectively recover from them.”

— Heather Haigh, Head of Human Resources

Deliberately Particular

Promote a results-driven work ethic that seeks out and nurtures the exceptional.

“Everybody here has seen a crash or two or three. We’ve been through it. There's a lot of experience here.”

— Robert Kolodziej, Head of Business Development

Progressive Transparency

Lead through open and continuous collaboration with our team, clients and industry.

“We're open because that's how much we believe in volatility; we want to help develop the industry. We're very transparent and believe in the product, not just our approach.”

— Jason Goldberg, Senior Portfolio Manager.

Rigorous Discipline

Maintain exceptional standards and support one another to achieve them.

“We encourage people to own their mistakes. Many people associate mistakes with weakness, but I believe that owning and understanding them takes the stress out of your position and is very liberating.”

— paul britton, chief executive officer

Pure Integrity

Build trust by delivering results with objectivity and humility.

“We acknowledge that we are going to make mistakes, but we have the humility to take pause, deeply analyze and learn from those mistakes, and that is a key driver to our success.”

— paul britton, chief executive officer
Disclaimer: Capstone’s values are aspirational in nature. There is no guarantee that Capstone will implement or maintain such values or that such values will lead to attractive returns or avoid losses.

Education and opportunity.

We look for employees who have the skills and capabilities to be successful in their role and expand their impact throughout the organization. As new employees onboard, they are guided through their acclimation to ensure an understanding of their role and career trajectory and to set them on a path for success. Our employee training and development opportunities seek to challenge employees to grow their skills, think differently, broaden their knowledge and expand their horizons.

We support a learning journey by bringing in a variety of speakers, providing access to experienced industry professionals, sourcing differentiated development programs and offering training platforms to pursue individual interests. We invest in managers to equip them with the tools to support employees as they navigate through their jobs, teams and careers at Capstone, and ensure their experiences are mutually fulfilling.

“I want everyone at Capstone to understand that they have a large organization filled with exceptional people who are here to support them.”
— Paul Britton, Chief Executive Officer

Captivate.

At Capstone, exploring risk and its associated benefits is a part of our DNA. Our Captivate series of lectures and discussions aims to bring in leaders from diverse walks of life—who also view the world differently—in order to help us understand their unique approach and learn from their experiences.

Tactical negotiation in volatile situations

Understanding the tactics of NYPD hostage negotiation and how to diffuse volatile situations.

Disciplined strategic excellence in application

The application of a focused and strategic approach to calmly overcome the odds.

People.

“We are a results-driven environment, and we are a results-driven business. That requires a level of excellence to be able to create those results.”

— paul britton, chief executive officer

Careers at Capstone.

Want to see the world differently? Intellectual curiosity, the openness to share ideas, humility, the highest ethical standards and a desire to excel are a few of the traits that it takes to thrive and be your best self at Capstone.

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2020 Internship – Legal

New York

We are looking for an intern in our legal department to assist the team with various projects related to our private fund offering materials, partnership agreements and other private fund legal documentation for hedge funds, single investor funds and managed accounts

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2021 Summer Internship – Fund Accounting

New York

We are looking for a summer intern in our Fund Accounting department to assist with various Fund Accounting initiatives.

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2021 Summer Internship – Investor Relations

New York

We are looking for a summer intern in our Investor Relations department to assist with various Investor Relations initiatives.

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2021 Summer Internship – Treasury

New York

We are looking for a summer intern in our Treasury department to assist with various Treasury initiatives.

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Fund Accountant

New York

We are looking for a Fund Accountant to assist the Fund Controller and the CFO on the fund accounting and tax aspects of multiple hedge funds currently managed across two platforms; including a multi-strategy volatility arbitrage fund that trades a wide-variety of instruments including but not limited to: IRS and swaptions, listed and OTC options across multiple asset classes, convertible bonds, corporate bonds and CDS as well as exotic derivatives.

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Investment Graduate Rotation Program

New York

We are looking for highly motivated and dynamic individuals who are interested in kick starting their investment career at a top-notch, multi-strategy investment management firm.  Opportunities are available in our New York and London offices.

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Junior Developer

New York

We are looking for a Junior Developer to assist with building automated workflows, modeling of data structures equities, fixed income, FX, credit rates, volatility and exotic products, as well as creating significant process efficiencies. 

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Middle Office

New York

We are looking for an individual to work within the Middle Office team which is responsible for a broad scope of trade support functions and managing the trade lifecycle.

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Operations Associate

New York

We are looking for an individual to work within the Operations Team providing oversight to a complex P&L process while also driving improvements, and finding efficiencies in the daily/monthly processes.

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Portfolio Manager

New York

We are always looking for new talent in the Investment space. If you are interested in becoming a Portfolio Manager at Capstone, please apply here.

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Risk Manager

New York

Capstone Investment Advisors, LLC is a multi-asset volatility manager. Capstone seeks to capitalize on perceived inefficiencies in the pricing of volatility in target derivative markets. Through offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, and Amsterdam, we trade globally across equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, and commodities.

 

Capstone is currently looking for a Senior Risk Manager to be a part of the Risk

Management Team. Our risk managers operate closely with our

trading and technology teams in order to drive risk management and risk analytics across the firm. We are looking for someone with risk and markets expertise who will at the same time

provide critical thinking, taking a quantitative and proactive hands-on approach to the role.

 

 

Description:

  • Identify, evaluate and manage the risks of trading strategies across multiple asset classes including equity indices, single name equities, corporate bonds, fixed income and FX
  • Work to ensure that the reported risks are correct and properly measured
  • Monitor intraday and overnight market risks
  • Communicate with portfolio managers, challenging assumptions and appropriate levels of risk as well as work collegially towards solutions for improved risk management.
  • Candidate must have the ability to discuss products and their risks and build tools to analyze risk at the portfolio and individual trade levels.
  • Review and validate assumptions in pricing models and analyze the impact of model changes.
  • Candidate will also be expected to be proactive in the development of risk tools by working with the technology team.
  • Contribute to the development of metrics used for risk factor identification and stress-testing processes.
  • Ensure limits are properly set with respect to risk-taking and risk allocation.
  • The candidate will attend Capstone’s Investment Committee meetings and is expected to contribute independent assessments of the portfolios, helping senior management in their decision-making process.
  • Review new business proposals, set limits and ensure risks can be fully captured within the firm’s systems.

 

Key Requirements

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience in the markets with 5+ years of experience in risk management.
  • An advanced degree in a quantitative field (Math, Science, Engineering or Finance).
  • Experience in the options and/or corporate bond markets with good quantitative knowledge of the markets, products, models and risk.
  • Deep level of experience with options and their risks is vital.
  • Experience with portfolio risk measurement techniques including VAR and stress testing.
  • Proactively seeks to improve risk management processes and implement solutions, raising quality and productivity.
  • Able to forge strong relationship across multiple levels of the organization.
  • Must be courageous and willing to challenge as needed.
  • Very high analytical aptitude, as evidenced by educational credentials and/or work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex operational information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to set and manage priorities by being forward-thinking, a proven leader and communicator.
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Senior Accountant

New York

We are looking for a Senior Accountant to join our management company accounting team. This role will work on complex accounting projects, such as transfer pricing, consolidations of various foreign entities, perform financial analyses and provide recommendations to CFO and other top executives to be used in key operational decisions.

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Senior Compliance Officer

New York

We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic Compliance Officer to work within the firm’s Compliance team covering offices in the US, London, and Amsterdam. The role will report directly to the CCO and lead overall day to day management of the US compliance program for the department.

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Summer 2021 Internship

New York

If you attended our Fall 2020 virtual campus recruiting event, apply here!

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