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Investment Operations Specialist (553-198)

Washington, DC Area

Investment Operations Specialist (553-198)
Compensation commensurate with experience

The Investment Operations Specialist is responsible for all aspects of
portfolio account servicing and problem solving for the firms Funds and
separately managed accounts. There is heavy client service and custodian
interaction with a high-volume of e-mails and telephone communication.
Staff must be able to work independently, have excellent time management
skills, collaborate, and effectively interact as a team member. This
position requires a high level of accuracy, attention to detail, and client
servicing skills.

Provide comprehensive client service support by answering questions,
recommending solutions that add value in meeting or exceeding the client’s
needs, facilitating data or reporting requests, etc.
Continuously search for opportunities to improve our client experience
Help educate peers
Ensure effective controls are in place across daily tasks and functions to
mitigate risk. Identify, document, and implement new risk controls
Add, update, and maintain Risk Self-Assessment documentation
Ensure timely reporting and escalation of exceptions/issues to supervisors
and/or managers
Help develop and implement efficient processes and workflows as our business
grows and changes
Proactively review current processes to identify areas where efficiency can
be improved and/or risks mitigated. Implement best in class controls,
universal standards, follow industry best practices
Work closely with different teams including CRT, Trading, Compliance,
Investment, etc. to implement process, system, and product changes
Responsible for setting up and maintaining account data integrity
Security setup, maintenance, and pricing
Reference data and table maintenance
Reconcile client and/or fund account against custodial records daily
Research cash and security discrepancies
Update and maintain record keeping as necessary in the portfolio accounting
system according to internal control and/or regulatory requirements
Work with trading team to ensure timely settlement of executed trades
Facilitate trade settlement by notifying custodians and helping to resolve
any settlement issues
Act as a liaison between executing brokers, traders, and custodian banks
Month-end or quarterly statement/reports production
Develop and maintain ad hoc or custom reports
Generate reports and provide data/information for clients, Investment team,
and Client Service team
Participate in audit review and other regulatory reporting as required
Timely and accurate recordkeeping of transactions in client and/or fund
accounts, including but not limited to income posting and corporate action
Verify and follow up on cash flows ensuring timely and accurate processing
and trouble-shooting. Provide daily cash balances to the Trading team.
Coordinate and help maintain GIPS compliant composites and work with
independent verification firm for composite verification

BA or BS Degree required
Minimum 1-3 years of experience
Strong dedication to quality client service
Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills
Ability to handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision while working
effectively as part of a team
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Operates with a sense of urgency; ability to meet deadlines
Strong attention to detail
Aptitude for on the job learning
Working knowledge of Advent APX and Microsoft Office, including Excel

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