23 Feb 2017

Full-Time Trade Desk Analyst

Diamond Hill – Posted by Parnassah NetworkColumbus, Ohio, United States

Job Description

We have 2 jobs available in our office, located in Columbus, OH. I’m happy to put in any interested resumes and talk with interested candidates – Eric Distenfeld

The Trade Desk Analyst will provide support to the Firm’s Portfolio Managers, Research Analysts, and Traders with portfolio management and trading systems, data reporting, trade communication and settlement, and other analytical projects.  The position will focus primarily on supporting our fixed income business.  We are looking for someone with previous experience in asset management, preferably in a trade support, operations, or business/systems analyst function.  Prior background using internal and external financial systems (i.e. Bloomberg) is desired.  A strong understanding of fixed income products and securities, including mortgage-backed and other asset-backed securities is required.  Ideal candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business related discipline.

 

If you know anyone who might be interested and qualified for either position, please have them apply online at www.diamond-hill.com/careers/.  or email EDistenfeld@treetopdev.com – Tell them you saw it on Parnassah Network Job Board

 

At Diamond Hill, we are committed to an intrinsic value-based investment philosophy with a long-term focus and are interested in knowledgeable, self-directed individuals with a passion for the investment management business. We seek energetic, team-oriented, versatile candidates with the desire to be part of a growing and dynamic organization. For dedicated individuals with a strong work ethic, we offer the opportunity for a career rather than just a job.
JOB DESCRIPTION:
Trade Desk Analyst
POSITION SUMMARY
The Trade Desk Analyst will provide primary support to the Firm’s Portfolio Managers, Research Analysts, and Traders with portfolio management and trading systems, reporting, data management, trade communication and settlement, and other analytical projects.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
 Provide ongoing workflow and process analysis as it relates to the Investment team including, system support, trade processing, trade settlement, and other portfolio related analysis and reporting.
 Serve as liaison for software support of critical systems, including coordination with third-party vendors, system upgrades, new implementations, and advocating the full functionality of each system to improve user experiences and maximize capabilities.
 Monitor and maintain data feeds and updates within the Order Management System.
 Serve as an additional settlement and operational support associate for critical tasks, including but not limited to, trade settlements and allocations, security setups, and system monitoring.
 Partner closely with Operations peers to deliver the best outcome to the Portfolio Management and Trading teams and ultimately the client.
QUALIFICATIONS
 Previous Asset Management experience (trade support, operations, business or systems analyst).
 Background using internal and external financial systems (i.e. Bloomberg).
 Strong understanding of fixed income products and securities, including mortgage-backed and other asset-backed securities.
 Strong technical, communication, and analytical skills.
 Ability to lead discussions, track issues and troubleshoot solutions.
 Self-starter, efficiency-minded, independent thinker, works with minimal supervision.
 Advanced-to-expert Microsoft Excel skills.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
 Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business, or related discipline.
Diamond Hill associates enjoy a working environment that supports professional and personal growth, thereby enhancing associate satisfaction, the productivity of the firm, and most importantly, the experience of our clients. Benefits include a competitive pay package, the opportunity to accumulate shares of Diamond Hill stock, a 401k plan with a generous company match, health and dental insurance, and paid parking.
A commitment to our intrinsic value-based investment philosophy is essential and all associates with a desire to make additional investments in U.S. equity or corporate bond securities are required to do so by investing in Diamond Hill Funds, thereby aligning our interests with those of our clients.

Credits: SEisenberg

 

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Job Categories: Investment Analyst. Job Types: Full-Time.

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