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Senior Manager, Trading

Silicon Valley Bank
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
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The Senior Manager, Investment Operations is responsible for leading day-to-day investment operations of the Wealth Advisory Investment Operations Team. This includes but is not limited to; Trading (Fixed Income, Equity and Investment Company securities), Portfolio Performance Reporting, Business Analytics, Vendor Partnerships, Client Service, and Account Administration.

This role supports the launch of the Broker Dealer and growth of the Private Bank Wealth organization. Teamwork and collaboration with Risk, Compliance, Systems, Product Management and others is required as we strive for continuous improvement in our client experience, operational efficiency and risk management. The Senior Manager will lead and support two traders. This position requires strong leadership, collaboration, and strategic thinking skills. Primary objectives include minimizing errors, improving efficiency, enhancing the client experience.


  • Overall knowledge of investments, trading, and mechanics of investment operations
  • Knowledge of the technology architecture of various back office systems (order management systems, custodial data feeds, etc.)
  • Knowledge of portfolio performance calculations (time weighted return, internal rate of return, etc.)
  • Understanding of the regulatory structure and requirement of a Registered Investment Advisor and a Broker-Dealer
  • Experience with Bloomberg TOMS, Red Black, Addepar, Advent, and other industry platforms/systems
  • Must demonstrate fixed income, equity and investment company trading coordination, execution, settlement, and error management skills.
  • Must show ability to communicate directly and work effectively in a complex work environment, including the ability to interact well with leaders in the organization, including business leads and executives
  • Possess excellent organization and problem-solving skills and the ability to independently prioritize multiple tasks bringing projects to completion
  • Be able to sustain productivity in a fast-paced environment, maintaining composure and focus under pressure and deadlines
  • Display strong leadership skills and ability to influence at senior leadership levels
  • Excellent leadership, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic, good judgment, initiative and attention to detail in order to anticipate future business needs and proactively engage with potential stakeholders
  • Display strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as demonstrate ability to independently identify and resolve problems or take advantage of opportunities
  • Possess strong working knowledge of financial concepts and major economic trends and understanding of finance, as well as ability to apply that knowledge strategically
  • Ability to work quickly and independently with little to no guidance from senior leadership
  • Strong teammate and collaborator, able to adapt to and communicate well with different work styles
  • 5 - 7 years of experience in financial services, preferably in an RIA within a bank setting
  • 3 years trading all types of securities. Familiarity with industry Order Management Systems
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a discipline such as Finance, Economics, Math, Information Systems or Computer Science
  • Proficiency in applicable Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.) and Bloomberg TOMS
  • FINRA licenses: SIE, 7, 24, 53, 57 & 99

  • Experience working with custodial platforms (e.g. Fidelity, TD Ameritrade, Charles Schwab, etc.) and transfer agents (Computershare, AST, etc.)
  • Experience working with portfolio reporting systems such as Addepar and Advent
  • Familiarity with custodial operations of Alternative Investments
  • FINRA Series 4 license
  • CFA Institute certifications

Posted: 2020-03-15 Expires: 2020-04-13
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