Investment Operations Associate – 835275

Job #: 835275
Salary: Commensurate w/ experience
Industry: Financial/Investment
Type:Direct Hire
Location: Madison, WI
Category: Accounting/Finance Positions

Description / Qualifications

Our client has an expanding and growing wealth management practice, and are currently seeking to fill a new position – Investment Operations Associate.

The primary functions of this role include:

  • Collaborate and work in tandem with the Investment Operations Manager on processing all investment business transactions including opening new accounts, processing and tracking investment account maintenance items, and monitoring alerts.
  • Working knowledge of NetEx 360, as well as the Envestnet platforms is preferred, or the ability to learn functionality of these systems.
  • Collaborate and work in tandem with the Director of Investments to assist with preparation of wealth management blueprints. Knowledge and proficiency in Excel, with the ability to compile account trading spreadsheets to align with investment blueprints.
  • Provide client level support to Advisors for clients.
  • Actively participate and contribute to Planning Team projects, both internal and external.

The required qualifications include:

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, strategic and tactical thinking, and implementation skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work well with others.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to work with a high degree of accuracy.
  • The ability to apply financial services knowledge to specific client situations.
  • The ability to look beyond the obvious and not stop at the first answers.
  • Microsoft Office, data entry and retrieval software proficiency.
  • Maintain knowledge of and apply compliance standards.
  • Engage with team/staff in actions that are consistent with firm philosophy, service standards, and initiatives. Work collegially and productively with clients, peers, and other team members.
  • Commitment to ongoing personal growth of knowledge, skill set and competencies needed to best serve our clients and team.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Series 7 and 63 securities licenses (preferred). Or, the ability to obtain these licenses within a designated period of time after start date.
  • Wisconsin Life/Health insurance license as well as the Wisconsin LTC license (preferred).
  • A degree in finance, accounting, economics, business management, personal finance or a related area of study is preferred. Work experience may be considered in lieu of education.

This a permanent, full time position, and is a fantastic career path opportunity for the right candidate. A
background check is required. Our client offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.