Portfolio Operations Associate

2020-03-26
Full Time

Description

A financial services company in New York City is actively seeking a dedicated and diligent professional for a promising opportunity as their new Portfolio Operations Associate. In this role, the Portfolio Operations Associate will be responsible for allocated portfolios, proactive investigation, and follow-up of queries arising from fund managers, fund managers’ assistants, clients, custodians, and administrators. Apply today!

Responsibilities

The Portfolio Operations Associate will:
  • Produce and verify periodic and ad hoc reports of client investment positions and transactions
  • Work directly with counterparts across Client Support and Performance
  • Ensure timely resolution of production issues in accordance with deadlines
  • Provide information from internal accounting or external counterparty records as requested and ensure timely resolution of queries arising from Portfolio Accounting activities
  • Work through high volumes of work
  • Oversee account transitions to ensure accurate accounting records are maintained for new / lost clients and any new / changing reporting requirements are addressed


Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-2 years’ industry experience, preferably in investment accounting or reconciliations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact with professionals and clients at all levels
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong team orientation with ability to work independently
  • Ability to understand and explain relatively complex concepts in a clear and concise manner
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of internal accounting and external counterparty systems
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)


Desired Skills
  • Knowledge of fixed income, alternative assets, equity, and derivative products
  • Experience in the Securities or Fund Management industry
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