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Operations Specialist in Chicago, IL at Pionear

Date Posted: 2/9/2018

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Job Description

A large financial institution in the area is hiring for Operations Specialist with a background in brokerage operations. Candidates must be highly professional in demeanor, attire and communication skills. Must of obtained a college degree.

 As an Operations Specialist you will be dealing with Buy In Processing, reporting to Operations Manager. Primary responsibility for the Operations Specialist is the processing of Buy In Notices for settlement of domestic trades. There will be daily interaction via email and phone with contra brokers, trade support teams & branch offices. Daily work will involve monitoring and responding to a high volume of internal and external email inquiries, as well as a small number of phone inquiries. The Operations Specialist will use a variety of systems, both web-based and mainframe in the course of your day. You will also be responsible for weekly volume statistic and resolving any breaks created during your daily processing.

Job Requirements

  • 1-3 years related brokerage operations experience
  • Solid oral & written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills; able to learn new systems quickly
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Ability to problem solve, articulate requirements and escalate when necessary
  • Bachelor’s Degree; preferably in Business, Accounting or Finance
  • Knowledge of 'Lifecycle of a Trade' or trade flow as bonus





*Pionear is an equal opportunity employer*