Newport Group is has a great opportunity for an Operations Specialist in the Trading group. This employee is responsible for participating in the daily trading and fund change processes within Operations. Qualified candidates should be highly organized with a strong attention to detail and have the ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment with a high degree of accuracy.
The Operations Specialist will participate in the daily trade submission/monitoring process and in a rotation of nightly monitoring of price files imports, releasing of trades, and problem resolution (typically once per week). S/he will complete daily share reconciliation reports for multiple custodians. Will coordinate and perform fund changes. Includes fund review, distributing proper disclosures and the actual completion of the event in our recordkeeping system.
The successful candidate will monitor negative balances, troubleshoot daily trade rejects and settlement issues. S/he will analyze inefficiencies within the team and suggest potential solutions. As well as assess risk in daily operations and escalate when appropriate.