Accounting and Finance

Senior Analyst, Securities Operations


Accounting Career Consultants

Senior Analyst, Securities Operations St. Louis, MO

Job Reference: JOB-23399

 Position Overview

Securities Operations plays a key role in the investment life cycle. This role will perform crucial functions necessary to support portfolio management, trading, and accounting of the assets held in the firms investment accounts. The role also serves as a mentor to more junior analysts.

Responsibilities Portfolio Management team support:

Process asset transfers

Monitor cash forecasts

Reconcile cash for daily principal and interest activity

Wire initiation and processing

Trade capture of outside-managed portfolios

Collateral management and processing Post trade Services:

Daily trade confirmation

Corporate action response management and processing

Trade cancellation and correction

SWIFT message monitoring and maintenance

Daily par reconciliations of all bank held positions

Physical/private security processing and management

Document management

Accounting Support:

Monthly trade reconciliations on all outside-managed activity

Monthly par reconciliations on all bank loan, funds withheld, alternative asset, and commercial mortgage loan portfolios

Mentoring Support:

Support analysts and associate analysts development

Assist in new associate training

Review work of the analysts and associate analysts

Requirements Education and Experience Required:

Bachelors degree in Business, Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Math or equivalent field with 4+ years investment securities related work experience including work with global and domestic securities operations processing OR

Masters degree in Accounting, Finance, Math, or equivalent field with 2+ years related industry experience dealing with securities operations processes


Reinsurance or insurance industry knowledge

Experience using the BlackRock Aladdin trade order management system, OYSAS, and Bloomberg

Programming and/or automation skills

Knowledge of MT SWIFT messaging

Skills and Abilities Required:

Advanced Word and Excel

Ability to quickly adapt to new methods, work under tight deadlines and stressful conditions

Intermediate knowledge of broad investments business practices

Ability to multi-task and effectively manage multiple tasks and projects, including the ability to re-prioritize tasks constantly based on the level of activity generated by the team and other associates.

Advanced oral and written communication skills, 

Advanced investigative, analytical, and problem-solving skills

Advanced negotiating and persuasion skills

Ability to liaise with individuals across a wide variety of operational, functions, and technical disciplines

General business knowledge

Intermediate knowledge of accounting theory and practices

Intermediate to advanced knowledge of global securities settlements

Intermediate to advanced knowledge of global security payment processing

Intermediate to advanced knowledge of reconciliation processes

Intermediate to advanced knowledge of cash management of investment portfolios

Mark Kurz

I look forward to assisting you with your search and assessing whether this role could be a good fit for you. Please apply for confidential consideration!

Tel: 314-292-7908 | Email:

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