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Senior Operations Associate

Job Title: Senior Operations Associate

Location: Los Angeles (Century City)

Assist and Collaborate with Director of Operations to:

  • Support investment operations
  • Assist in vendor oversight management of SS&C by tracking services provided against SLAs
  • Follow and look to improve daily control procedures, provide operational services to clients, data integrity, trade operations, investment accounting/reconciliations, proxy voting, corporate action voting, monthly performance review, resolution of daily issues
  • Assist with establishing vendor oversight process and controls with special emphasis on OMS and post trade processes
  • Timely and accurate ad hoc, high profile, monthly, and quarterly client reporting
  • Maintain database/excel spreadsheet of operational client obligations
  • Monitor technology vendors and connectivity with data sources (CRM, Investment Tools, ISS, GWP, GWPA, Pages, etc.)
  • Aware of firm wide technology needs and requirements and manage evolution of platform to meet and anticipate needs in an economical fashion
  • Ensure internal processes and procedures to promote compliance based on regulatory requirements of institutional, dual contract, wealth advisory, and wrap business segments.
  • Support annual SOC I engagement and other control reviews require by clients and firm
  • Onboard client accounts – review and execute check list items; coordinate with sales and middle office; establish and maintain integrated procedures with IAAs, Institutional Marketing, Compliance, global funds management with client onboarding
  • Help develop and oversee operations dashboard to monitor SS&C service delivery
  • 8+ as an asset management industry expert in the management of investment operations of global investment strategies
  • Excellent understanding of the investment book of record and how it interacts with various investment vehicle books of record
  • Experience in onboarding
  • Aptitude to manage 3rd party vendor providing critical daily processing / systems
  • Excellent business judgment with the ability to partner with business leaders and cross functions and departments
  • Work well with all levels of employees effectively
  • Ability to work in an intense environment under tight deadlines and still contribute thoughtfully and high quality work product
  • Experience with trade operations, client statements, and investment accounting
  • Heightened attention to detail
  • Flexible, ability to adjust schedule to be available for meetings in all global time zones
  • Ability to learn and excel at day-to- day responsibilities and contribute to driving process improvement, standardization, and automation
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to anticipate risks and identify solutions
  • Ability to see multiple steps ahead when faced with complex issues or new situations