Portfolio Administrator

Austin Wealth Management, LLC
Austin, Texas
Base: $75-100k based on experience, Bonus: 10-25% of base (individual and firm level goals)
Mar 12, 2021
May 11, 2021
Portfolio Administrator
Job Function
Trading, Wealth Management
Employment Type
Full Time

This position lies at the crux of investment analysis, trading, database management, and communication. You will be responsible for taking care of investment portfolios. This means managing cash flows, executing trades, implementing new portfolios, researching and communicating with the team and the clients.

Job Requirements

This is a technical job. It involves managing complex systems and integrating platforms to create scalable investment management processes. It requires efficiently processing volumes of data and making decisions in the best interest of clients. Every work day requires analysis, problem solving and taking action.

This is also a communications job. It requires collaborating with financial advisors and educating clients.

Our firm is growing fast. We are looking for someone with energy, intellectual curiosity and ambition to build.

Relevant Experience

If you have done these things, your background may be a great fit:

  • Experience with major custodial platforms (Schwab, TD Ameritrade, Fidelity)
  • Experience with Orion, Tamarac or similar investment management platforms
  • Experience trading securities in client accounts
  • Database management

These are also helpful:

  • CFA or CFA-track
  • Basic coding skills

Job Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits in addition to a flex-work arrangement that allows for maximum productivity and work/life balance. We pay incentive compensation for individual excellence, revenue contributions, and overall firm revenue growth.

Job Functions

Onboarding New Clients
Coordination with lead financial advisors
Analysis of cost basis and tax liability
Creation of new investment portfolio proposal
Communication of investment proposal

Serving Existing Clients
Develop investment portfolio reports
Prepare for client review meetings
Deliver education and updates during review meetings

Implementation of new portfolios
Set up dollar-cost-averaging programs and systematic withdrawals
Cash management
Tax-loss harvesting
Constant improvement to trading systems

Manage quarterly billing process
Maintain records for regulatory compliance
Evaluate and deploy new technologies

Maintain and develop model portfolios
Retirement income investing strategies
Tax-advantaged investment strategies
Evaluate new investment research
Evaluate investment managers and maintain relationships
Evaluate new investment-related technology

Monthly written contributions to newsletter featuring research and ideas
Monthly education for advisors at team meetings

Prepare the agenda for investment committee meetings
Research follow-up items from investment committee meetings
Communicate notes and next steps to committee members

Career Path

  1. Portfolio Administrator - focused on systems and execution
  2. Portfolio Manager - strategy and product development
  3. CIO - leadership, management, and business development
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