Trading & Advisor Operations Analyst in Brooklyn, OH at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

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    4900 Tiedeman Road
    Brooklyn, OH
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Job Description

KIS Trading & Advisory Operations Analyst (Middle Office Operations Trader)
The Trading & Advisory Operations Analyst for Key Investment Services LLC (“KIS”) serves as the primary point of contact for sales and service of KIS’s advisory products and also provides trade support for all market-traded products sold by KIS’s sales force, including fixed income, equities, mutual funds and UITs.The Analyst assists FAs with advisory proposal generation, new account set-up, and maintenance and reporting on existing advisory business.The Analyst should have a comprehensive understanding of managed account programs as well as the various investment products utilized through the financial services industry and specifically, those sold by KIS.The Analyst will develop relationships with external managers and partners to ensure excellent sales support and service for KIS’s advisory accounts and fixed income products.

Essential Job Functions

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all trade-related questions & issues; Accept, record and enter all trades submitted by KIS Financial Advisors, Investment Associates and Licensed Relationship Managers.
  • Assist Financial Advisors with fixed income product offerings, proposals and ladder creation, and trade entry. Work with KIS’s clearing firm and external dealers for trade execution, timely comparison and trade break resolution.
  • Review, process and reconcile all trade errors, working with KIS Compliance, external auditors and regulators when necessary on reporting. Escalate trends in errors to management and/or KIS Compliance, as appropriate.
  • Assist KIS Financial Advisors with KIS’s advisory program, providing product expertise and sales support. Assist with proposal generation for client meetings. Develop relationships with KIS’s discretionary money managers to engage wholesalers and additional sales support when appropriate.
  • Review all new advisory account paperwork for accuracy and completion, coordinate funding with KIS service teams and the clearing firm, and turn over accounts to the discretionary money managers for trading.
  • Work with the discretionary money managers to process all service requests, model & billing changes, and account terminations.
Marginal Job Functions
  • Communicate model and investment changes made by advisory program managers and strategists to KIS Financial Advisors
  • Perform a variety of monthly reporting tasks on advisory accounts
  • Provide KIS Finance with billing data to ensure Financial Advisors are paid timely and accurately for their advisory business.
  • Develop and maintain desk-level procedures for all job functions
  • Project and special work assignments, as designated by management

Required Skills
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in brokerage operations and/or securities trading
  • Prior experience with managed account sales and service
  • Extensive knowledge of fixed income, equity, mutual fund, UIT and fee-based products
  • Proven ability to work with a team and in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Strong time-management skills
  • Strong customer service & analytical skills
  • FINRA Series 7 & 63/65 or 66 licenses

Preferred Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
  • FINRA Series 24 and 53 licenses
  • Prior experience using NetX360, Bloomberg

KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. KeyBank is Member FDIC.

Key Community Bank serves individuals and small to midsized businesses from Maine to Alaska through our 15-state network of over 1,200 branches, 1,500 ATMs, telephone banking and robust online and mobile platforms. KeyBank’s Consumer/Business Banking segment provides consumers and small business owners with straightforward banking solutions and personal finance expertise that helps them make confident financial decisions today and plan for tomorrow. Key Private Bank offers wealth planning that follows a consistent, disciplined approach guided by objective advice based on each unique situation. KeyBank Commercial Bank offers midsize business financial services that drive growth and profitability and help business owners identify new opportunities with products and services including deposit, cash management, investment services, commercial lending, equipment leasing, and asset-based lending.


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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