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Job Order:
154-7

Job Type:
Permanent

Title:
Operations Associate / Trade Settlement Specialist (154-7)

Location:
Chicago Loop

Description:
The Operations Associate reports to the Director of Operations of an
investment management firm, and focuses on trade settlement and daily
portfolio accounting. This position requires a high degree of accuracy/math
aptitude; must be able to manage routine and complex accounting functions,
and to work effectively in a team environment. Prior work experience
preferred, but willing to consider a recent college graduate with relevant
internship experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform all daily trade settlement activities 
Maintain trading/accounting records and EOD trade entry 
Research/resolve “Failed Trades” 
Respond to internal/external requests for information 
Maintain integrity of financial/confidential data 
Set-up and maintain broker and account delivery files and information in
Alert and ACTioN 
Set-up new securities and perform data changes in Axys and Eze 
Daily positional and transactional download using DataExchange, ACD & BAA 
Exception based reconciliation of positions/transactions daily 
Assist with periodic compliance/regulatory projects 
Work as a team to meet overall operational goals 

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Ideally 2+ years’ experience in trade settlement and/or back-office
operations
Willing to consider a recent college graduate with relevant internship
experience
Financial industry knowledge; equity and bond experience/knowledge preferred
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, and a math aptitude with strong Excel skills
Detail oriented with multi-tasking abilities   
Working knowledge of the following strongly preferred: Advent Axys, ACD &
Rex, Omgeo 
Alert & Oasys, Eze OMS, Bloomberg Terminal, Electra (ACTioN) Settlements,
Bloomberg 
STP (FailStation), and other systems


Category:
Asset Management

Contact:
jordan@bcius.com