Senior Operations Associate

  • DOE
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Mgt
  • 23 Feb 18 2018-02-23

Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management (“Kayne”) is seeking a highly motivated self-starter to join the team as Senior Operations Associate. This individual will work, 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

Qualifications/Skills
• 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
• Proficient at Microsoft suite – Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel


BENEFITS:
• Competitive salary DOE
• Health & Dental Insurance
• 401k plan
• Lunch provided daily


A competitive compensation will be offered. Details will be discussed at the appropriate time with interested, qualified candidates.
For additional general information on Kayne Anderson Rudnick, please access the firm’s web site at www.kayne.com.

No phone calls please

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