Operations Mid-Level Specialist Operations Mid-Level Specialist …

in San Diego, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in San Diego, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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About the Position San Diego based asset management firm seeks an Operations Analyst to provids assistance for trade settlement, processing, month end portfolio reconciliation and client reporting of portfolio characteristics, holdings and performance. He or she will work closely with portfolio managers and fixed income traders to maintain accurate trade operations and accounting for all portfolios. In addition, they may be called upon for ad hoc projects or additional reporting needs from the client service team. This position reports directly to the Director of Operations.


Trade Processing / Settlement

  • Process trade confirmation, trade settlement, reconciliation of trades, cash and positions
  • Liaison with custodian banks and brokers to ensure a smooth process of trading operations
  • Monitor and identify trade discrepancies and resolve the issues with brokers and custodians
  • Ensure all activity is properly recorded and documented

Account Maintenance & Reconciliation

  • Compile and analyze accounting data
  • Reconcile accounts in Schwab Portfolio Center vs custodian banks and resolve discrepancies
  • Maintaining data integrity of portfolio management system
  • Review daily cash and position reconciliations and resolve breaks with the appropriate parties


  • Generate portfolio performance reports
  • Create & maintain ad hoc client reports
  • Generate reports and provide data/information for Portfolio Managers, Traders, Business Development and Client Service
  • Provide day-to-day operations support for the Trading Desk and Portfolio Managers


  • Bachelors’ Degree in relevant field of study
  • Entry to mid-level experience with trade operations and settlement
  • Experience with fixed income and/or accounting experience is strongly preferred
  • Must be a U.S citizen or authorized to work in the U.S on a permanent basis
  • Strong communication skills, proactive, effective problem-solving skills


  • Ability to work in a fast moving, open trading floor environment with exciting operational situations that can arise when markets are busy and time is critical to complete tasks
  • Must be highly organized, have strong attention to detail and the ability to meet established deadlines
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and the ability and willingness to learn in house applications/new technologies
  • Experience with Schwab Portfolio Center and Bloomberg AIM systems preferred
  • Knowledge of Corporate Actions

About the firm

San Diego based asset management firm servicing public funds, corporations, and foundations. The firm was founded with a culture that attracts, retains and rewards intelligent, innovative and diverse professionals who share the same values and philosophy for investing. Our collaborative environment allows for frequent, solutions-oriented discussions among all areas of the firm. We require integrity and a high standard of excellence to meet the firm’s primary purpose—providing clients with robust and customized fixed income solutions and best-in-class client service. The firm advises on more than $4.9 billion in total assets under management.