Trader / Portfolio Analyst

Employer
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Location
Atlanta, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 29, 2021
Closes
Sep 16, 2021
Ref
11922222
Job Function
Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Job Description

Step into an instrumental role. Work as an employee of Windsor Oak Wealth Management, a Private Wealth Advisory Practice of Ameriprise Financial, LLC.

The Trader / Portfolio Analyst will primarily assist the practice in constructing and maintaining investment portfolios, as well as executing transactions to rebalance and manage client accounts. This position will consistently follow high standards of business and professional ethics and legal and regulatory requirements when dealing with others and performing work duties.

This role provides investment management support as well as client relationship management through working with clients to resolve issues, facilitating securities trades or other transactions, managing portfolios, determining asset allocation for client accounts, and completing other practice management tasks as needed. Responds to ad hoc requests, coordinates/tracks projects and manages regular business processes.

Responsibilities and time allocation may change over time to meet the needs of the practice and can include other duties as assigned by the advisor.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor asset allocation and individual securities of client portfolios
  • Prepare charts, graphs, tables and other visual aids to be used in implementation meetings with clients
  • Develop portfolio and product solution recommendations that fit the client's risk tolerance and time frame as well as develop appropriate product deliverables
  • Review and update client information as needed for client review meetings
  • Manage and resolve client service problems
  • Accept and complete securities orders and money movement requests, as well as assist in managing and rebalancing investment portfolios
  • Perform other allowable duties as assigned by the financial advisor(s)


Required Qualifications

Key Traits of a Successful Trader / Portfolio Analyst
  • Direct attention to detail and organization
  • Effective communication with clients and other advisors/staff
  • Engaged in market data and economic dynamics
  • Ability to understand and communicate possible implications of account transactions
  • Ability to analyze portfolio allocation and investment positions
  • Effective and efficient time management
  • Polite and clear phone manner
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to adhere to rules and regulations as stated and required by advisor, Ameriprise Financial
  • Ability to support and provide guidance for compliance within the advisor's practice
  • Positive attitude and sincere willingness to constantly learn and grow
Education and Other Designations:
  • College degree or higher
  • 2+ years of similar experience, preferably within the Ameriprise system (not required)
  • Already have or be able to study for and pass exams for federal and state licenses and
  • registrations for securities, including Series 7, Series 66, and State life, accident and
  • health insurance licenses
  • CIMA®, AMPA®, and CFA designations a plus


About Our Company

With the right company, life can Be Brilliant®. At Ameriprise Financial, we're not just in the business of helping clients with their financial goals - we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential by embracing an inclusive and collaborative culture. We celebrate the unique qualities and reward the contributions of our talented, passionate employees. If you're motivated and want to work for a strong, ethical company that cares about you and your community, take the next step with Ameriprise Financial and we can Be Brilliant® together.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.
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