RIA Operations Associate

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 26 Jan 18 2018-01-26

The Operations Associate provides support for the operations team and advisors of an independent wealth management firm located in midtown Manhattan. You will join a team of collaborative professionals in an established and growing firm. Depending on your own contributions and interests, we believe there will be career development opportunities after a few years.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare new account applications and account transfer documents, execute money transfer requests, and process other account-related materials for clients
  • Interact with clients and custodian(s) as necessary in servicing clients’ needs
  • Respond to ad hoc client requests
  • Gather, organize and summarize data for clients
  • Provide back-up support for the operations team, including answering the telephone, assisting clients, greeting arriving guests and clients


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, accurate, organized, able to set priorities and multitask
  • Familiarity with basic banking and brokerage concepts
  • Strong proficiency in Excel and Word and comfort with web-based applications
  • Desire/ability to work collaboratively in an ethical small company environment
  • Willing to take initiative
  • Experience with Charles Schwab & Company account applications and account maintenance documentation a plus
  • Experience with Tamarac AdvisorView, PortfolioCenter, and/or Junxure a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required, though we will consider equivalent life experience

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary based on industry standards & experience
  • Incentive compensation
  • Health,life & disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Transit benefits
  • Generous vacation policy