Job Title: Operations Specialist

Department: Operations / Technology


Reports to: Controller


Location: Durango, CO


Start Date: ASAP


Travel: Less than 20%


Summary: The Operations Specialist is responsible for the management of workflow throughout all departments within the Company. The purpose of this position is to optimize daily activities and performance of the business across the board. This role requires a deep understanding of financial technologies, data stores, digital marketing, client relationship management systems, and other proprietary technology built or bought by the Company. This candidate must show an innate ability to collaborate, communicate best practices, and continuously identify opportunities for operational enhancements across all departments. The role is heavily data driven with a focus on removing data silos and integrating the firm’s data stores and applications that support each business unit more efficiently. A thorough understanding of data analysis is essential for developing enhancements and quantifying performance. The individual should excel at identifying patterns and solutions for improved processes and profitability.


Responsibilities



  • Support department heads in all of the Company’s operations, creating efficient systems that maximize stakeholder value
  • Serve as main point of contact for Company back-office services for clients, including advisors and investors
  • Onboard and maintain advisory relationships and sub-advised client accounts
  • Provide back-office support for on-boarding and maintaining selling agreements through maintaining close relationships with fund administrators and custodians
  • Participate and contribute to the strategic plan for the firm’s operational needs across all departments
  • Support the Director of Technology and Data in overseeing the deployment and management of critical business unit technologies and software
  • Support executives in overseeing the development, implementation, and monitoring of the Company’s policies and procedures
  • Support the Director of Technology and Data in developing and managing data and technology initiatives to drive value to the firm
  • Support the Director of Technology and Data in directing and managing information technology and information security across the Company
  • Support the Finance and Compliance departments with vendor management program
  • Support the Director of Technology and Data in directing the infrastructure and support of the Company’s employees and advisor partners

Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in Business, Data Science, Engineering, or Economics or equivalent accredited training with at least two years of relevant experience and knowledge of:



  • RIA operations and management
  • Financial markets, custodial relations, fund relations, model management, trade operations, financial technology, compliance, contracts, distribution, and IT management
  • TAMPs (e.g., Envestnet, AssetMark)
  • Technologies: Python, SQL, Hubspot, APIs, Microsoft Office Suite, and Orion are desirable

Certifications


FINRA Series 65 or ability to obtain within 90 days

Competencies



  • Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals, understands Company’s strengths and weaknesses, analyzes market and competition, identifies external threats and opportunities, and adapts strategy to changing conditions
  • Understands business implications of decisions, displays orientation to profitability, demonstrates knowledge of market and competition, and aligns work with Company’s strategic plan
  • Synthesizes complex or diverse information, collects and researches data, uses intuition and experience to complement data, and designs workflows and procedures
  • Develops project plans, coordinates projects, communicates changes and progress, completes projects on time and budget, and manages project team activities
  • Displays passion and optimism, inspires respect and trust, mobilizes others to fulfill the vision, and provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates
  • Creates tangible and measurable performance metrics that drive the Company’s strategic vision to fruition
  • Treats people with respect, keeps commitments, inspires the trust of others, works with integrity and ethically, and upholds organizational values

Compensation and Benefits

  • Base salary of $45,000 to $75,000
  • Eligible for bonuses
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance partially paid by employer
  • Access to HSA and FSA
  • Access to Company 401K
  • Cell phone
  • Free parking
  • On-site gym
  • In-house yoga T/Th
  • Stocked kitchen (coffee and snacks)


Full time
$40,000 and up
Email Resume to Ethan.Bates@swanglobalinvestments.com
02/28/2022
Mutual Fund Separate Account ETF

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