• Supervisor of Portfolio Administration

    Location US-CA-Pasadena
    Category
    Investment Support
  • Overview

    The successful candidate will have responsibility and oversight of a Portfolio Administration team.  Portfolio Administration is responsible for maintaining accurate accounting data. This includes daily cash, positions, month end closing and reconciliation with the custodian banks.

     

    The Portfolio Administration group currently comprises ~45 staff including 5 supervisors. The successful candidate will be supervising a team of 6-7 portfolio administrators while acting as key deputy to the Manager of Fund Administration who is currently raising staff competency within the fund accounting group.  Open positions having been created by transition of staff to other Western Asset business groups and consistent growth in the business. 

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Reports to the Manager of Portfolio Administration and has responsibility for overseeing the daily operation of a Portfolio Administration team handling fund accounting activities
    • Acts as back-up to the Manager who oversees the daily operations of the Portfolio Administration Department
    • Responsible for the supervision of administrators
    • Reviews and organizes the administration of portfolios
    • Reviews and analyzes performance calculations
    • Reviews the month-end statements and custodian asset reconciliation for all portfolios
    • Responsible for special reporting of portfolios to clients
    • Works closely with portfolio management, compliance and technology departments to ensure continuity of policy throughout the company
    • Client interface as needed

     

    Qualifications

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Good computer skills (knowledge of Microsoft Office)
    • Strong supervisor and training development skills
    • 5+ years of related experience
    • In-depth knowledge of fixed income instruments
    • Understanding of investment accounting issues

     

     

    Academic Qualifications (minimum requirements):

     

    Undergraduate degree in related field.  Experience may offset academic requirements.

     

     

    How to Apply

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