Trade Compliance Co-op

Arrowstreet Capital Partnership

Boston, MA, USA

Full time

Customs and Trade Compliance


Sep 14

Co-op Program Overview

Arrowstreet Capital is a Boston-based systematic investment firm that manages global equity portfolios for institutional investors around the world. The Arrowstreet Co-op Program provides an exciting opportunity to learn about the institutional asset management industry and Arrowstreet as a company while gaining deep experience within a specific function. The co-ops are highly valued members of the team and participate in team meetings, perform business-critical work and receive real-time, balanced feedback. They enjoy all the perks of being an employee at Arrowstreet, including a warm and friendly work environment and a relaxed, business-casual dress code. The co-ops across the organization come together on a regular basis to meet members of the firm’s leadership and to learn about all aspects of the investment management process.

Team Overview

The Trade Compliance Team is responsible for negotiating, establishing, interpreting and monitoring investment guidelines for all client accounts. Overall, the team works closely with the firm’s regulatory compliance, legal, and client relationship teams on regulatory and contractual matters relating to trading activities.



  • Evaluating the compliance system results daily and coordinating appropriate responses.
  • Performing ad hoc analyses of client guidelines based on new portfolio management initiatives.
  • Maintaining proper set-up of client guidelines and client restrictions within the compliance system.
  • Reconciling and implementing account specific restricted securities.
  • Contribute to the preparation of monthly client deliverables as well as ad hoc projects.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Self-motivated with excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Able to multi-task and work on a variety of assignments.
  • Able to establish effective working relationships with other team members and other stakeholders, both internal and external to Arrowstreet.
  • Committed to the quality of their work product and seeing assignments through to completion.


  • Strong academic record in the undergraduate program.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills.
  • An interest in the asset management industry.


We maintain a friendly, team-oriented environment and place a high value on professionalism, attitude and initiative.

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