Portfolio Operations Specialist - Temporary

Toronto, ON

Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Brokerage/Finance Job Number: 63076
Portfolio Operations Specialist - Temporary
Compensation: Up to $22.00/hr
Duration: 4 Month Contract with Potential to Extend
Location: Toronto

Our client, a leader in the financial industry is looking for a Portfolio Operations Specialist to join their organization for a 4-month contract that has potential to extend. Within this position you will be responsible for department functions such as securities pricing, corporate actions, dividends, trade reporting, settlements, FX, cash projections, securities lending, and custody reconciliation. If you are a productive self-starter, highly organized and capable of managing multiple changing priorities then this may be the perfect opportunity for you to showcase your skills and knowledge.


  • Execute critical daily processes to provide essential inputs for fund, SMA, and client accounting
  • Operate specialist systems for trade transmissions, reconciliations, and modeling/projections
  • Ensure correct and timely post-execution allocation, confirmation, and reporting of all portfolio security trades, foreign exchange deals, term loans, and derivative transactions
  • Receive trades on a daily basis from investment advisors and ensure they are accurately and promptly entered to the Funds' records
  • Research and create securities investment profiles
  • Work with traders/investment advisors, brokers, and custodians to identify, investigate and resolve portfolio discrepancies and market settlement problems
  • Process orders, record-keeping, and report for institutional and high net worth SMAs


  • Two to four years’ experience in an accounting/operations related position (experience with mutual funds, securities/investments, foreign currency translation and derivatives preferred)
  • Post-secondary education in accounting/finance/business/commerce or equivalent
  • Successful completion of the CSC is required; completion of DFC is an asset
  • Programming/development and data management skills an asset
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and Word
  • Ability to perform in a time sensitive environment and deal with fluctuating work volumes
  • High attention to detail as well as excellent written and verbal communications skills

If you meet these qualifications, please submit a WORD version of your resume to JSHresume@bagg.com

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Accommodations are available upon request to support your participation during all stages of the recruitment process.

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