Sr Ops Specialist - Fortigent OperationsApply Job ID: R-004733 Date posted: 10/23/2018 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill
Senior Operations Specialist - Brokerage
Fortigent, LLC is a financial services firm embedded within LPL Financial that provides wealth management and consulting services to independent advisors, banks and trust companies who require a comprehensive outsourcing solution to meet the demands of their high net worth clients.
Fortigent’s Operations department manages the firm’s outsourcing aspects in terms of performance reporting, portfolio accounting, and alternatives reconciliation. We have an immediate and unique need for a Senior Operations Specialist within our Brokerage Reconciliation division.
The Senior Operations Specialist will be responsible for, but not limited to:
- Reconciliation of client accounts within Fortigent’s proprietary Portfolio Accounting software system, specific to:
- Brokerage statements
- Position and transaction feeds supplied by custodians
- Retirement plans
- Evaluation of daily trading activity and transactions
- Entry of transactional cost accounting data
- Adherence to deadlines pertaining to service level agreements and project conclusion dates
- Interfacing with Fortigent’s Consulting team to address specific needs of advisors
- Analysis and resolution of data quality issues and queries
- Processing internal support requests from other departments
- Daily administration of departmental activities as defined by upper management
- Providing training and support to Operations Specialists
- Coordination with our Technical Development team regarding project-driven tasks that will enhance internal efficiencies
Successful candidates will possess the following qualities:
- Bachelor’s degree in business or finance; other degrees will be considered
- 2+ years’ experience, preferably in the financial/banking industry
- Experience with Advent Axys/APX products are encouraged
- Experience with Bloomberg platform is advantageous
- Past exposure to performance measurement, portfolio accounting, as well as knowledge of bank and brokerage operations is preferred
- Self-motivated with close attention to detail and organizational skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel and Word
- Ability to handle multiple projects, software and tasks at any given time
- Ability to work with minimal supervision
Fortigent offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.
About LPL Financial:
LPL Financial is a leader in the retail financial advice market and the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer*. We serve independent financial advisors and financial institutions, providing them with the technology, research, clearing and compliance services, and practice management programs they need to create and grow thriving practices. LPL enables them to provide objective guidance to millions of American families seeking wealth management, retirement planning, financial planning and asset management solutions. LPL and its affiliates have more than 3,700 employees with primary offices in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego.
If you join LPL, you will join a culture that believes in delivering a world-class client experience and looks to all employees to contribute to that goal by sharing their creativity, experience, and passion for continuous improvement. As a destination of choice, our top priorities are growth and development, social responsibility, and financial health for our employees.
We offer competitive compensation and industry leading benefits, including a wellness facility with onsite fitness classes, healthy meal choices, and a walk-in clinic. We support employee financial health through a 401k match, ESPP, and employee discounts. Work/life balance is our foundation and is supported through paid holidays, and paid time off (including time to volunteer). We foster a diverse work environment through Employee Resource Groups and diverse strategic partnerships.
Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please login or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE
*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2017, based on total revenue.