AllianceBernstein

  • Middle Office Analyst

    Location : Location US-TN-Nashville
    ID
    2019-6717
    Category
    Operations & Technology
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    We are seeking a Nashville, Tennessee based Analyst to join our Trade Support Team.

     

    AllianceBernstein (AB) is a global investment-management firm providing industry-leading research and investment solutions through a combination of innovation, intellectual curiosity and relentless ingenuity. We offer high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional and individual investors worldwide. Our clients include some of the world's top institutions as well as private-wealth clients and retail investors. Through close partnerships with our clients, we collaborate on investment strategies across regions and sectors to inspire innovative thinking and deliver superior outcomes.

     

    We invest in our people and in the communities in which we operate, and we celebrate our diversity to showcase what makes us unique. We offer our talent the opportunity to grow professionally while working on cutting-edge ideas and outcomes in a global culture that operates as a tight-knit community.

     

    If you're ready to innovate and grow your career, join us.

     

    Ops Group Description:

    ABMO is the primary operational contact for all AB Trading Desks. The team allocates trades in the relevant order management systems and ensure that they are sent downstream correctly. The team is also responsible for the trade confirmation and the settlements process.

     

    Describe the role:

    To perform various trade support tasks including trade allocations, rebooking, and confirmation. Additionally, the role will perform as an escalation contact for any trade settlement issues which occur post confirmation. The individual will be expected to work as a part of a global team and will need to be able to communicate effectively with various internal and external clients.

     

    Describe the applications and business or enterprise functions the role supports:

    The Trade Support team services all the AB Trading Desks. On a daily basis the employee will use LVTS, Minerva and Microsoft Office; internal applications such as Apex, Portfolio Management System, ACE, and GO; and use multiple vendor systems including Bloomberg.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Allocate trades across all products in the relevant order management systems.
    • Work with traders to ensure trade details are entered accurately.
    • Rebook trades due to discrepancies in commission, fees, broker, etc.
    • Ensure that all settlement issues are handled properly.
    • Resolve claims issued by brokers and custodians.
    • Monitor and resolve failed trades.

    What makes this role unique or interesting?

    • Fast paced, dynamic environment which includes daily interaction internally with trading, finance and external brokers and clients.


    What is the professional development value of this role?

    • The employee will develop extensive knowledge on the various products that AB offers and the differences amongst them. They will communicate with the front office who are the decision makers behind AB Performance and Success. This is a demanding and rewarding position which can provide the candidate a global view of the Investment Managers Role.

     

    Qualifications

    Qualifications, Experience, and Education: The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or another relevant discipline. Experience in Trade Support, working with a team environment with time sensitive deadlines is preferred.

     

    Skills: Our team members typically have track records of outstanding professional performance or academic achievement, along with excellent analytical skills, financial skills, technical skills, attention to detail as well as strong communication skills. Candidates should have a strong ability to work and manage in a collaborative environment and to present results to both expert and non-expert audiences.

     

    Special Knowledge: The Candidate should be outgoing, possess strong communication skills, work well in a team setting, and handle change with a positive outlook.


    Location: Nashville, TN, USA

     

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