Operations Associate - High School Graduate

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We are looking for a candidate to support both areas.  

Position Overview

The role holder will support administration of US-registered mutual funds, limited partnerships, Collective Investment Trusts and other commingled products offered to US and Canadian retail and institutional clients and related business efforts.  Provide daily support for the oversight of the products, and their vendors assigned to Fund Administration.  Additionally, the role holder will provide administrative support as needed to several senior managers.

Responsibilities

Fund Administration

  • Assist with management of project plans to monitor and track progress
  • Assist with maintenance of comprehensive project documentation and task delegation
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Assist in the oversight of the day-to-day activities of third party administrators (TPA) and other vendors serving the Funds (primarily for fund accounting, administration and custody, transfer agency)

 

Administrative Duties

  • Prepare forms, emails, and other notifications or correspondence
  • Organize and file documents including archiving files
  • Monitor and process expenses in timely manner to ensure prompt reimbursement of expenses
  • Input and monitor invoice payments; follow up with approvers, vendors and other internal parties as necessary to ensure timely payments of bills
  • Manage calendar; schedule appointments to ensure sufficient time is carved out for internal and external meeting requests as well as managing business as usual
  • Conference room scheduling
  • Responsible for set-up of video conferences
  • Prepare/copy materials for internal team meetings, if needed
  • Ensure all appropriate meeting materials are provided prior to meeting
  • Screen telephone calls and take messages as appropriate
  • Sort and route mail
  • Orders supplies

 

 

Position Overview

The Accounting Controls and Performance department falls under the larger Operations umbrella at Schroders.  This role will be part of a the New York Operations Hub which supplements the firm’s operations hubs in the United Kingdom and Singapore.  The ideal person will have an ambition to develop his/her career within the Investment Manage/Financial Services Industry.  We are also seeking a self-motivated, highly organized individual who is able to work as part of a global team..  The primary focus of this role will be on fixed income portfolios, a desire to learn about  this asset class is encouraged.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist with exception resolution through daily review procedures, including overdrafts, cash flows, NAV reconciliations and custodian stock/cash reconciliations.
  • Assist with production and verification of periodic and ad hoc reports of client investment positions and transactions in accordance with agreed format, data content and scheduling requirements.
  • Working directly with counterparts across Operations, Client Support, Fund Operations and Performance to gain an understanding of back-office procedures.
  • Learn about working through high volumes, prioritise and manage work-loads according to risk or deadlines.
  • Assist in the oversight of account transitions to ensure accurate accounting records are maintained for new/lost clients and any new/changing reporting requirements are addressed.

 

ADA

Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

 

EEO/Affirmative Action

Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, intellectual disability, mental disability or physical disability, including, but not limited to, blindness, or protected veteran status.

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