Qblue Balanced is looking for an Operations Manager

January 11, 2023

Would you like to help us elevate the operational processes for our systematic approach to sustainable investment? Then you may be the right person for the full-time position as Operations Manager at Qblue Balanced.

Robust and sustainable investment solutions

At Qblue Balanced, our mission is to help our clients achieve their goals by developing and delivering robust and sustainable systematic investment solutions with superior risk-adjusted returns at an attractive price. To achieve our mission, we need an efficient, scalable, and reliable operations infrastructure. At the same time, our business is experiencing significant growth. Therefore, we are looking for additional resources to help us on this journey.

What can we offer you?

In the position as Operations Manager, you will be working full-time in our Operations department located at our office at Havnegade 23 in central Copenhagen. You will become part of a small but growing company with 15 employees from various backgrounds.
Qblue Balanced is an ambitious organization, where you will experience a steep learning curve, while working with experienced and highly skilled colleagues within areas such as operations, finance, investments, IT, and marketing.

In your new role you will get various responsibilities such as:

  • Ensuring the daily operational flow with various external stakeholders.
  • Performing daily trade, position, and cash balances reconciliation.
  • Formalizing and optimizing operational processes and procedures.
  • Automating daily operational processes in collaboration with IT.
  • Creating and maintaining various external and internal financial reports & presentations.
  • Ad-hoc back-office tasks.
  • Participate in various projects across the organization.

You will be part of a team, where it is highly encouraged to seek out new ideas and challenge the status quo. We are constantly looking to implement new best practices and have a particular focus on the learning and development opportunities of the team.

We also offer:

  • An excellent work environment with a high degree of trust, flexibility, and responsibility
  • Lunch arrangement
  • A social workplace, where we enjoy social events such as our Friday bar

Who are we looking for?

To succeed in the job, it is important that you have an interest in the financial market, a structured work approach, and a keen eye for details and a patient attitude towards identifying, understanding, and solving problems. You also enjoy working in small teams and have an open mindset to see how you can improve already established processes.

More specifically we imagine that you:

  • Are in the beginning of your career, holding a relevant master’s degree with great academic results within a relevant field such as finance, accounting, or economics.
  • You have at least a basic understanding of financial markets and products and you want to learn more.
  • You want to get a deeper understanding of operations management in a financial environment.
  • You have a keen interest in improving processes by automating and optimizing workflows.
  • You have experience working in Excel.

Additionally, it will be considered an advantage, but not a requirement, if you:

  • Have some experience in an operational role either from being part time or from an internship


If you believe you are the right candidate for the job, please do not hesitate to send us your CV, grade transcripts and a short application (no more than ½ page) to info@qbluebalanced.com with the subject: Application for Operations Manager.

We will be screening candidates on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. We encourage all qualified applicants regardless of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, or ethnicity to apply for the position.

If you have any additional questions about the job, please contact Andreas P Wulff at +45 29796127 or write to apw@qbluebalanced.com.

Application deadline: February 3rd, 2023.

About Qblue Balanced

Qblue Balanced is a Copenhagen based asset manager founded in 2018 by Bjarne Graven Larsen, former CIO at ATP, and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

Co-founded by a team of experienced pension fund investment professional with a long and successful history together. We have a strong foundation in behavioural as well as traditional economics and finance that forms our investment beliefs. We are systematic and rule based in our implementation approach and apply quantitative and data-based methods intensively. Our proprietary sustainability framework, The Sustainability Cube™, is integrated in all our investment solutions.


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