Operations Associate 2

SS&C Conifer Financial Services
18 Jul 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type


  • Reporting to the Middle Back Office Manager, the Associate 2 performs daily portfolio accounting and reconciliation processing for various including Hedge Funds, SMA and Endowment accounts
  • Completion of daily and monthly operational deliverables as outlined in client service level agreements
  • Review daily portfolio trades and perform position and cash reconciliations. Perform portfolio pricing functions following pricing policies
  • Liaise with clients and internal teams to provide portfolio level reconciliations and performance reporting
  • Verify the processing of corporate actions on portfolio securities and investigate as required
  • Provide reports on trading, positions and account performance to clients
  • Interact with other teams including Tax, Fund Accounting, Compliance, Investor Relations, Technology and Finance
  • Manage all client request with exceptional customer service
  • Identify and implement work process improvements with regards to efficiency and ensuring that strong internal controls are maintained.

Education, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics or equivalent
  • 5+ years' experience in financial services
  • Advanced level of proficiency in the understanding of various domestic and foreign products, including equities, fixed income, OTC derivatives, and related products including swap agreements (interest rate swaps, credit default swaps) repurchase agreements, FX futures, and currency transactions, all in a global multicurrency environment
  • Knowledge of Hedge Fund Accounting a strong asset
  • Exposure to software systems such as Advent Geneva, EZE Castle and Bloomberg a strong asset
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Excel would be a strong asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven team work skills; able to recognize where you can help the team complete all daily and monthly tasks
  • Strong organizational and detail oriented skills, with proven ability to manage and prioritize work to meet deadlines despite frequent interruptions
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong team player