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Associate Portfolio Operations Specialist

Charlotte, NC, US
Commensurate with Experience
Closing date
May 1, 2024

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Job Role
Investment Advisor
Employment Type
Full Time
Experience Level
1-4 years
CFP® Certification
Job Description:

The Job/What You'll Do:

The Portfolio Operations department is responsible for providing industry-leading support to its internal clients.

Adhesion is looking for an individual who will take on the daily duties within our Portfolio Operations department. The Associate Portfolio Operations Specialist will fulfill a vital role within the organization by maintaining data integrity, auditing and support of our UMA Platform. They will ensure quality of data and timely service on all critical portfolio management related tasks. This position requires a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Excellent time management and organizational skills are also required

This is a full-time role in Adhesion's Charlotte, NC office.

  • Daily Posting & Reconciliation - Complete daily posting and reconciliation of applicable client custodial data feeds inside UMA Platform
  • Account setup - Ability to interpret/implement account level settings related to investment criteria (cash settings, trade level parameters, allocation assignment. Etc.)
  • Model & Composite setup - Ability to setup / implement model / composite level settings related to defining the target investment allocation
  • Overlay Support - Collaborate with Client Services and Overlay Management teams by resolving inbound service request cases
  • Issue Resolution - Ability to troubleshoot and resolve UMA data & performance discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Corporate Action maintenance - Ability to interpret corporate actions processing and how it affects shares, cost basis and account positions across different managers
  • Custodian Communication - Manage communications between the firm and custodians in regard to corporate actions and data content along with other related items as needed
  • Best practices - Work with team members in developing best practices to enhance the quality and efficiency of daily UMA operations
  • Time management - changes to accounts must be processed in manner conducive to Adhesion's Target Service Levels

Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university
  • 0-1 year of experience working with custodians, RIAs, IBDs, or other financial institutions

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US to be considered. We are unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position.


Due to the sensitive nature of the information that this role needs to access, AssetMark will be required to collect from applicants for this role, elements of Personally Identifiable Information in order to comply with governmental requirements.

Who We Are & What We Offer:

AssetMark's mission is centered around helping financial advisors make a difference in the lives of their clients. To help them do that, we aim to provide advisors with holistic support. We offer compelling technology that facilitates a better client experience, consulting services that ensure advisors' businesses are running at their best and a comprehensive suite of investment solutions. AssetMark's platform empowers advisors to provide the highest level of service possible to their clients.

AssetMark's culture is driven by our mission and connected by our values; Heart, Integrity, Excellence and Respect. You will join a team that lives these values every day by doing the best and what is right in all we do and encouraging different ideas for continual success and innovation. Additionally, we offer a wide range of benefits to meet the needs of our team members and their families.

  • Flex Time Off or Paid Time/Sick Time Off
  • 401K - 6% Employer Match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision - HDHP or PPO
  • HSA - Employer contribution (HDHP only)
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Career Development / Recognition
  • Fitness Reimbursement

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, AssetMark is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

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