SR. SMA Analyst

SR. SMA Analyst

02 Nov 2021
Texas, San antonio, 78216 San antonio USA

SR. SMA Analyst

job summary:

We are looking for a Sr. Separately Managed Account Analyst (SMA Analyst) for a contract to hire opportunity in San Antonio, TX.


Our client is seeking someone wiht the following background:


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Leadership experience managing a team of up to 10
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Previous experience performing and overseeing the various tasks that support SMA fixed income and equity portfolio business
  • Outstanding analycial and problem- solving skills
  • Intermediate operational knowledge involving securities, trading, portfolio management, trade settlement, reconciliation corporate actions and reporting
  • Key applications used are Fiserv Security APL, MS Excel, MS Access, AWD, Bloomberg, and web-based sponsor trading and trade support applications
  • Review multiple web portals, work queues and inboxes to ensure outstanding work has been completed by the team
  • Work directly with SEI to review and resolve escalated items and issues (workflow, technology, etc)



location: San Antonio, Texas

job type: Contract

salary: $30 - 35 per hour

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors



responsibilities:


  • Responsible for providing service and support to the SMA fixed income and equity portfolio management and sales teams.
  • 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.
  • Oversee our 3rd party service provider (SEI) who builds most equity trades, processes our new and terminated account action items and reconciles our accounts with the custodians. We have a large number of controls in place to ensure SEI performs to our standards. The candidate will monitor daily and weekly controls to ensure a high level of service from SEI.
  • Review accounts in the portfolio management system and ensure that they are coded appropriately at all times.
  • Review accounts to ensure they are reconciled in a timely manner by SEI and update aged item reporting weekly.
  • Manage Trade Rotation and SMA Orders: Review block trade orders to implement model account changes, analyze trades for potential violations of account restrictions and communicate block trade orders to the AllianceBernstein trading desk for execution.
  • Update and communicate Portfolio Management model changes to sponsors
  • Review account termination requests processed by SEI are in full compliance with client instructions (full liquidation, partial liquidation, and keep as is)
  • Set up new securities and benchmarks as necessary on Security APL ensuring data matches Bloomberg's security attributes.
  • Process municipal fixed income trade files and trade allocations using various sponsor web sites.
  • Regularly monitor assigned accounts for potential restriction violations.
  • Analyze current holdings of perspective clients to managed account styles and make recommendations to sell or hold securities
  • Serve as mentor and trainer to staff and internal clients
  • Tests and provides qualitative and quantitative feedback to management for process changes and enhancements, including workflows, automation initiatives and risk control design
  • Review and complete error corrections
  • Conduct independent evaluations of critical processes to ensure that exposure areas are adequately controlled
  • Lead workflow management to ensure work is completed timely by the team
  • Review multiple web portals, work queues and inboxes to ensure outstanding work has been completed by team
  • Quality review of work processed by the team and our 3rd party service provider (SEI), which is sent to trading for execution
  • Independently develop and test team procedures
  • Lead onboarding initiatives of new relationships with SEI, State Street and internal stakeholders
  • Work directly with SEI to review and resolve escalated items and issues (workflow, technology, etc)





qualifications:


  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 6 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors


skills:
  • Microsoft Suite
  • Fiserv Security APL (1 year of experience is required)
  • MS Excel (3 years of experience is required)
  • AWD
  • Bloomberg
  • Trade Support Applications (3 years of experience is preferred)
  • leadership (3 years of experience is required)
  • customer service
  • Separately Managed Accounts (3 years of experience is required)



Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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Job Details

  • ID
    JC5442494
  • State
  • City
  • Job type
    Contract
  • Salary
    USD $30 - 35 per hour 30 - 35 per hour
  • Hiring Company
    Randstad Corporate Services
  • Date
    2020-11-02
  • Deadline
    2021-01-01
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