Trading and Operations Associate

Waypoint Wealth Partners
San Francisco, California
Compensation commensurate with skills and experience
Jul 31, 2019
Aug 30, 2019
Job Function
Operations, Trading
Employment Type
Full Time

We are seeking to add a new Trading and Operations Associate to our team to serve as a key player on our Operations Team.  This person will oversee and execute all trading operations for our client accounts and manage all client trading and reporting data.  This role collaborates with our advisory team and vendors to ensure our investment strategy and client reporting is executed effectively.  We need an outstanding person and a solid team player.  Someone who is a problem solver with strong technical skills and keen attention to detail.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage the firm’s trading operations and execute all related tasks accurately and efficiently.  This includes trading client portfolios, maintaining investment models and security classification.
  • Partner with Wealth Managers and Associate Wealth Managers to ensure execution of our investment strategy in all client accounts.
  • Own performance reporting and billing for all clients.  This includes all quarter-end tasks, setting up new accounts and on-going data maintenance.
  • Maintain custodian settings for trading – cost basis disposal method, dividend reinvestment, etc.
  • Provide compliance support on trading and operations related tasks.
  • Assist Director of Operations with data reporting for annual ADV, benchmarking studies, etc.
  • Complete trading and investment related projects, as needed.
  • Contribute to a professional and energetic working environment.

Skills & Qualifications Required

  • 3+ years financial services industry experience and college degree
  • Good problem solving and technical skills and keen attention to detail
  • Personable, responsive, engaging, and a client first attitude
  • Mature, self-starter, willing to take complete ownership of areas of responsibility
  • Ability to work independently and take direction from multiple parties
  • Strong analytical skills and computer skills including advanced proficiency with Excel and Word
  • Experience with portfolio management software (e.g. iRebal, Tamarac Advisor Rebalancing) is highly desirable

Salary and Benefits 

  • Compensation commensurate with skills and experience
  • Professional development budget and career path opportunities within our growing firm
  • 15 days paid vacation and 10 paid holidays
  • Quarterly bonus program
  • 401k plan and employer profit sharing contribution
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Ability to purchase long-term disability and life insurance at group rates
  • Complimentary financial planning and investment management for you and your family
  • Professional development budget and career path opportunities within our growing firm