Investment Operations Associate- Wilmington, DE

Our Client is a prominent Wealth Manager (RIA) with offices throughout the U.S. Their clients include high net worth individuals, families, institutions, trusts and foundations.

The firm is looking for an Operations Associate to join their centralized Ops team in the Delaware office (Outside of Wilmington). The role offers tremendous long-term career development and continued growth opportunities as they continue to expand.

The Operations Associate will act as a generalist apart of the Operations Team supporting the firm’s Wealth Advisors and Ultra High Net Worth client base in multiple locations across the U.S. You’ll partner with the Client Servicing and Wealth Advisor teams to ensure client reporting is current and accurate. This individual will also be trained on Addepar, the firm’s investment management software, and become a product specialist.

This is an ideal position for someone with 2-4 years’ experience looking for an opportunity to learn, be exposed to the back-office operations of a prominent firm with continued opportunities for advancement. The Operations Associate will be instrumental in ongoing projects and day to day inner workings of the Operations team for a growing RIA. Strong full package, including competitive base, yearly bonus and excellent benefits.

Operations Associate Responsibilities Include:

  • Working with Wealth Advisor teams to ensure client data is complete and accurate for each client.
  • Setting up and maintaining client accounts and portfolios on the firm’s performance reporting platform.
  • Working within Addepar on a daily/regular basis.
  • Facilitating paperwork and cashiering transactions with separate account managers, limited partnerships, hedge and private equity funds.
  • Collecting and updating fund estimates and actual valuations while ensuring accurate performance.
  • Interacting with outside performance reporting vendor to troubleshoot reporting issues.
  • Interacting with outside custodians on reporting issues.
  • Ongoing project management and support. Continually working to improve processes and procedures.
  • Opportunities to partner with other teams and collaborate on projects.


Operations Associate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Intern to 5 years of general financial services experience. Ideally a base in Investment Operations.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills with a heavy emphasis on Excel.


The Operations role requires a candidate with who is highly detail and data-oriented with solid critical thinking, organizational and analytical skills. Ideally, this person has a vested interest in technology, investment management and in providing operations solutions to a fast-paced team.


You should:

  • Have a diligent personal standard of care for accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Have the ability to work both independently, prioritizing workload and seeking support when appropriate and work within a larger team.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with both the internal teams and external vendors, keeping both updated on key time frames and important deadlines.
  • Be comfortable taking the initiative and suggesting new ideas, processes, improvements etc.
  • Have the ability to comfortably change course on workflow (flexibility) as priorities change.


How to Apply:
Please contact Lisa Finch, , 888-771-1488

Referrals – Do you know someone who may be a fit?
We gladly pay $500 for referrals that result in hire and keep all referrals confidential, unless you ask us to use your name. We’re looking for sharp Operations Associates and ideally candidates that are not looking – who’s name comes to mind?