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Trading Assistant

Industry: Investments

Location: Downtown Los Angeles

Compensation: To $100K plus generous bonus and benefits

Contact: Sandy Archer

Registered Investment Advisor has an opening for an experienced Trading Assistant. This role will be responsible for trade system maintenance and reconciliation, trade processing, and liaising with brokers and other counterparties as well as assisting in relationship development, documentation, and issue resolution.

Other Responsibilities include:

• Process trades from desk into accounting system
• Setup new securities into accounting system
• Distribute allocations to brokers’ back offices
• Assist in failed trade resolution as requested
• Create and distribute attribution reports
• Assess attribution results and make corrections in a timely manner
• Maintain account settlement data in Bloomberg AIM
• Maintain broker settlement data in Bloomberg AIM
• Proactively look for and present automation initiatives impacting key responsibilities
• Facilitate set up of new broker/prime broker relationships
• Assist with trade desk documentation (allocation/execution)
• Daily reconciliation between Bloomberg AIM and back-end accounting system
• Assist with administration of Bloomberg AIM
• Assist compliance with generation of morning guideline reporting.

Requirements include:

• 3 – 5 years of relevant experience in securities accounting, portfolio administration and performance attribution preferably with a fixed income asset manager.
• Background with Bloomberg is a must
• Experience with YieldBook and Portia preferred.
• Must have strong communications skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (specifically Excel)
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Ability to multi-task and work well with others in a fast-paced environment
• Demonstrates ability to work collaboratively with a variety of groups across the organization

An MBA or CIPM designation is preferred for this role.

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