Operations Specialist

  • Location: Chicago, IL, Illinois
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #32387
  • Salary: $70,000.00

Compensation: $70,000-$100,000 + bonus
Location: Chicago, IL 

Investment company is looking to add an Operations Specialist to its operations team of three. This position will assist with the day-to-day responsibilities for the firm’s back and middle office. This is a great opportunity for an individual looking to build a well-rounded skillset.

Highlights About the Company & Position:

  • Process new account set up in various systems.
  • Process cash flows, in-kind transfers, and open new countries for trading, and security set-up.
  • Oversee trade matching and settlement process for all instruments.
  • Research and resolve trade settlement issues working with custodians and brokers.
  • Complete daily and month-end reconciliation deliverables to support client reporting requirements.
  • Meet and exceed deadlines with a focus on continual process improvement.
  • Oversee both voluntary and mandatory corporate action processing.
  • Communicate with the portfolio management team and service providers.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, or Finance required.
  • 2 – 5 years of experience in financial services required.
  • 2 + years experience in operational support, domestic and international equity strategies, emerging markets, and FX required.
  • Experience working in the investment management industry preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience with account reconciliation, trade settlements and client reporting.
  • Strong knowledge of Eagle technology, Charles River IMS software, and DTCC products preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, emphasis on macros and formulas, required.
  • Knowledge of SWIFT transaction messaging preferred.

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

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Job ID: 32387