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Job Title: Operations Analyst

Employer:  Boyd Watterson Asset Management

Location: Cleveland, OH


Boyd Watterson is a dynamic company built around integrity and collaboration. We value the insights and perspectives of a broad, diverse group of individuals and believe that our collective success is dependent on an inclusive environment.

Company Overview

Boyd Watterson Asset Management, LLC is an independent investment advisor specializing in real estate, fixed income, and equity products. We provide investment solutions to a broad range of institutional clients and to high net worth clients, mainly through intermediaries.

Our investment strategies focus on stable income with a moderate risk profile. The real estate products are mainly delivered through private funds that primarily own and operate commercial buildings under lease to agencies of the US government, and state and local governments. Our fixed income and equity products are delivered through separately managed accounts, mutual funds, and intermediaries. We offer a broad range of products in the fixed income space and focus on large capital income-oriented strategies in the equity space.

The Opportunity

The Operations Analyst is responsible for providing coverage of multiple Portfolio Administrator positions/functions during absences and vacations. This position will be asked to perform various functions within the Operations Department including but not limited to Portfolio Reconcilement, Trade Settlement, New Account Administration and Data Maintenance functions.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reconciliation
    • Daily review of internal accounting records with externals sources via Reconcilement system
    • Analyze and resolve daily accounting differences for accounts assigned.
    • Process non-global fixed income reorganization
    • Monitor for and process global call transactions
    • Monitor accounts for cash flows and inform appropriate investment personnel as required.
    • Maintain books of record by scanning / uploading custodian statements to Digital Filing system for accounts assigned.
  • New Accounts and Account Maintenance
    • Create New account Contract package as directed and forward to appropriate party upon request.
    • Set up client information in BWAM proprietary systems.
    • Monitor Platform proprietary system/websites for new account paperwork and account terminations.
    • Update and maintain client contact information on Boyd Watterson Systems
  • Trading Settlement
    • Review unmatched trade reports to ensure timely settlement
    • Communicate trade / settlement exceptions to Boyd Watterson Traders, brokers and/or custodians
    • Investigate, follow up, resolve and document all trade queries and failing settlements from brokers, custodians.
    • Monitor incoming trades for special handling instructions and process as required by brokers and custodians
    • Track receipt of electronic settlement confirms for record control purposes
    • Check appropriate queues and processes to ensure that all trades have been sent successfully
    • Maintain accurate database of broker and custodian settlement instructions
    • Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned

Education, Skills, Personal Characteristics and Work Experience Requirements:

  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to resolve problems independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure of tight deadlines
  • Strong customer service skills due to the constant interaction between departments
  • Experience in Brokerage, Banking or Securities Industry is a plus


Boyd Watterson offers a competitive compensation package.  Our benefits include Medical, Dental & Vision Plans, Life Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) plus match, Paid Time Off (PTO) and Holidays. 


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