Junior Operations Specialist at Penserra
About the FirmFounded in 2007, Penserra Securities LLC is an institutional financial services firm with offices located in New York, Chicago, and the San Francisco Bay Area. Services include Global Equity Trading, Fixed Income Trading, Investment Banking, ETF Sub-Advising, and Transition Management. Penserra is a certified Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE).The ideal candidate would incorporate into his or her work ethic the principles of The Penserra Mindset, a set of corporate culture initiatives established to promote a positive work environment and prioritize client relationships. The Mindset pillars foster respect for colleagues, recognition of employee accomplishments and investment in learning opportunities.Functional Title: Junior Operations SpecialistCorporate Title: AssociateAssignment: Full Time (Permanent) Qualifications:0-1 years of business operations experience, preferably in the Finance industrySIE Exam and Series 7 License (to be obtained within the first six (6) months of hire)Must have good problem-solving and critical thinking skillsAbility to work independently and collaborativelyAbility to multitask and manage deadlinesAbility to work efficiently with the utmost attention to detail under stressAbility to manage and evaluate large sets of data across a variety of inputsStrong communication skills both written and verbalProficient knowledge of Excel with a solid overall aptitude with learning technology and systemsResponsibilities:Pass the SIE and Series 7 examsAssist in checking prior day trades to ensure account complianceProduce, review, and distribute various daily trading operations reports in support of the equity and fixed income trading departments.Help maintain accurate client records by confirming and delinking terminated accounts.Maintain applicable account lists, track the efficiency and progress of various daily exports, maintain records of recurring distributions and work with client custodians to resolve outstanding items.Label new accounts as well as perform daily/weekly checks to validate account labeling.Review custodian alerts and restrictions against internal systems.Send trade confirms and assist with trade settlement for accountsWork with trading and compliance to create and maintain procedures and documentation for operations best practices.Schedule/Location:Red Bank, NJ; Orinda, CA; Chicago, IL;Market Hours Depending on Time zoneCompensation: $50,000-$60,000 depending on experienceJob Type: Full-timeRequired education: Bachelor of Arts or Science – ideally in Finance, Business, or Computer SciencePenserra is an equal opportunity employer. It complies with all laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in employment practice because of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, discharge from the military service or based on a physical or mental disability that is unrelated to the employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job applied for.