Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Operations Assistant/Bookkeeper - Oakland, CA

Operations Assistant/Bookkeeper (1015-1) - Oakland, CA
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Independent Broker Dealer / Registered Investment Advisor seeks full-time Operations Assistant/Bookkeeper.  Ideal candidate will learn quickly and take on tasks with minimal guidance. Time management/organizational skills/attention to detail are key criteria. This position will report to the Operations Manager.
  • ACAT processing
  • Client billing set-up
  • Manage account maintenance/issues such as trade settlements/margin issues
  • Manage client account deposits/withdrawals/checks/journals/wires/EFT disbursements
  • Support CCO/Operations Manager with monthly review of accounts for operational issues
  • Support financial advisors on operational inquiries/questions on commission reports
  • Entry/processing of commission reports
  • 2+ years directly related operations or back office experience in financial services industry
  • Will be required to pass the Series 7 and Series 65/Series 66 upon hire within one year (firm will sponsor)
  • Preferred, but not required: Series 7, Series 24, Series 63, Series 65/ Series 66, and Series 99
  • General knowledge of financial markets/products (primarily mutual funds/annuities), as well as stocks/bonds/exchange traded funds (ETF)
  • Experience with National financial Services (NFS) or TD Ameritrade clearing systems is a plus.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Windows/Office (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat
  • Demonstrated work experience in fast-paced/dynamic team work environment with ability to work independently when necessary/required
  • Strong attention to detail with good verbal/written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills over the phone as well as in person: ability to provide high quality customer service in the environments described above
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task/see projects through to completion
  • Must be willing to go the extra mile; should enjoy the operations/accounting/finance environment
If interested, please email your resume as an MS Word attachment to:
Nicole Sarillo
BCI - Financial Services Recruiting

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