We are seeking a San Antonio, Texas based SMA Analyst to join our Oversight Team in SMA Operations Team.
Separately Managed Accounts (SMA) Operations ensure that all accounts are invested in their selected model in a timely, efficient and accurate manner. We support equity and fixed income portfolio management and sales teams by performing critical daily, weekly and monthly tasks to ensure account data is accurate and accounts are invested properly. The member of this team will perform various daily, weekly and monthly duties, field inquiries from internal and external clients and work on high level tasks, projects and issues as needed.
The Analyst will be responsible for performing and overseeing the various tasks that support the SMA fixed income and equity portfolio business. The best candidate for this position will possess outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills; excellent communication skills; intermediate operational knowledge involving: securities, trading, portfolio management, trade settlement, reconciliation corporate actions and reporting.
Describe the applications and business or enterprise functions the role supports:
The SMA Analyst will be responsible for providing service and support to the SMA fixed income and equity portfolio management and sales teams. The Analyst will be responsible for a wide variety of evolving tasks related to but not limited to this support. Key applications used are Fiserv Security APL, MS Excel, MS Access, AWD, Bloomberg and web-based sponsor trading and trade support applications.
The key job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
What makes this role unique or interesting?
The person in this diverse and fast-paced role will be exposed to a wide scope of ever-evolving businesses within our firm. He or she will be encouraged to develop better practices for existing tasks, enhance procedures and continuously cross train on other areas of our business within SMA Oversight.
What is the professional development value of this role, i.e. what learning and professional growth does the role offer the candidate?
The person in this role will have an opportunity to drive the success of this department by partnering with various internal and external groups to enhance processes, mitigate risks, and launch new clients and products. This person will also be exposed to many areas within our firm and will become familiar with the processes of various groups over time.
Qualifications, Experience, Education:
The candidate should have very strong communication and analytical skills and be highly organized and detail-oriented. The candidate should demonstrate proficiency in manipulating and generating Excel spreadsheets and using Access databases. The candidate should demonstrate a strong understanding of securities markets. The ideal candidate would have at three to five years’ experience in the finance industry and ideally a Business or Finance degree.
Special Knowledge (if applicable):
Location: San Antonio, Texas
AB is a leading global investment management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional clients, individuals and private clients in major markets around the world. AB employs more than 500 investment professionals with expertise in growth equities, value equities, fixed income securities, blend strategies, and alternative investments, and, through its subsidiaries and joint ventures, operates in more than 20 countries. AB’s research disciplines include fundamental research, quantitative research, economic research and currency forecasting capabilities. Through its integrated global platform, AB is well-positioned to tailor investment solutions for its clients. AB also offers independent research, portfolio strategy and brokerage-related services to institutional investors.San Antonio, TexasPosted 2 Days AgoFull timeR0004693
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