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Managed Accounts, Portfolio Management Specialist

Employment Status
Permanent Full-Time
Toronto, ON
Products & Services
Reporting To
Vice President, Managed Accounts
Job Id
PS - 023
Job Level
Seniority Level
Position Overview

The incumbent will be reporting the Vice President, Managed Accounts and will be endorsed as a key member and contact within the Team.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Act as a key contact within the Team to be able to communicate policy and procedures to and address escalations from Investment Advisor Teams.
  • Conduct oversight on the Portfolio Managed Program to ensure risk and investment objectives are being adhere against the Investment Policy Statement.
  • Oversee the daily modeling and trading of the portfolio managed and separately managed programs:
  • Provide expertise to Investment Advisors on how to effectively model their client portfolios.
  • Act as a conduit between portfolio managers and the trade desk.
  • Analyze and promptly resolve any potential exposure to trade risk.
  • Ensure accuracy of client account data on the portfolio management system and provide possible solutions to mitigate exposure to trading risks.
  • Conduct post trade review and audits of client holding weights compared to model weights.
  • Update dynamic models and rebalance client accounts as per instructions from the Investment Advisor and Portfolio Manager of Record.
  • Maintain our reporting functionality ensuring the Team is meeting it’s posted service level agreement and timelines.
  • Participate in and test on-going enhancement projects for our various technology systems.
  • Identify and implement process improvements.
  • Work with internal business analysts and third party software vendors to streamline processes, maximize efficiency, minimize risk, and increase productivity.
  • Transition Investment Advisor teams onto the Managed Accounts platform and empower them to use our reporting and technology systems to manage their book of business and grow their client base.
Skills & Qualifications
  • Strong service orientation that will be reflected in professional client interaction and quality of service delivered.
  • Proficient with portfolio management, trading and reporting tools.
  • Strong understanding of portfolio management and trading best practices.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal guidance.
  • Very thorough and detailed oriented.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to work under time constraints in high volume situations.
  • Flexible, team player, self-starter.
  • Undergraduate degree in Business preferred.
  • Minimum 5-7 years experience in a fee based program.