Asset Management Trading and Operations Associate

Asset Management Trading and Operations Associate

Location: 640 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 1001 & Remote


Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management (LTAM), a member of Advisor Group, is a registered investment advisor with over $3.5 billion assets under management.  We are seeking a dedicated self-starter to add to the Asset Management team as a Trading and Operations Associate. Candidates must be extremely detail oriented with exceptional communication skills.


  • Trading Tasks
    • Actively trade and rebalance the model portfolios comprised of ETFs and mutual funds
    • Generate orders in accounts using various systems
    • Monitor concentration percentages of each fund for trading and risk management
    • Monitor cash flows in accounts and execute trades accordingly
    • Answer advisors’ questions on all trading activity, market analysis and portfolio rebalancing
    • Verify previous day’s trades
    • Invest new accounts and track dollar cost averaging schedule for partially invested accounts
    • Track and monitor accounts with systematic withdrawals, restricted positions, pending distributions and any other exceptions
    • Receive and process all account servicing forms for certain platforms (withdrawals, beneficiary updates, address changes)
    • Review the firm’s five strategic asset allocation for adjustments to the portfolios along with the investment policy committee
    • Create dispersion report for accounts with restrictions
    • Provide updated model allocations to appropriate platforms and verify changes have been made
    • All other duties as assigned

  • Operational Tasks
    • Account servicing tasks such as processing withdrawals, beneficiary updates, address changes, etc.
    • Establishing accounts on Black Diamond and various custodial platforms
    • Monitoring cash flows in accounts and trade and bill accordingly
    • Preparing assets under management, projected revenue and profitability reports for executives

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required

Basic Requirements:

  • 2-5 years’ experience in a similar professional capacity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Dedicated work ethic and strong organizational skills
  • Willingness to work extended hours in order to meet project deadlines
  • Ability to work independently with little or no direction
  • Must possess excellent computer skills and be proficient using Microsoft applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Preferred Requirements:

  • FINRA Series 7 preferred
  • Accounting experience
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