Portfolio Administrator at Morningstar
The Group: The Morningstar Investment Management group consists of our investment advice, consulting, retirement-solutions, and index businesses. Through our registered investment advisor subsidiaries, we use our expertise in asset allocation, manager research, and portfolio construction to create innovative investment solutions for institutions, advisors, and their clients.
The Role: Morningstar Investment Management (MIM) seeks a Portfolio Administrator to join our investment operations team. The Portfolio Administrator will provide the highest quality investment and operations support for the Morningstar Managed Portfolios (MMP) program. This position reports to our senior operations manager and is based in our Chicago office.
+ Support the operational and administrative functions associated with running our portfolios through a variety of distribution platforms.
+ Focus on the trading, reconciling, and maintaining of the accounts managed by MIM. The person in this role will be responsible for the full account trading life cycle of trading activity including but not limited to trade generation, routing and execution on a daily basis.
+ Respond to financial advisors and broker/dealer service inquiries including account setup, maintenance, and fee questions.
+ Develop and cultivate productive working relationships with financial advisors and their clients, custodians, vendors, and MIS teams and stakeholders.
+ Assist with providing service to other functions within MIM and contribute to the seamless operation of our MMP program.
+ Contribute at a high level on projects that improve and expand our portfolio management capabilities.
+ Proficient in financial markets, portfolio administration, and the asset management industry.
+ 3-5 years relevant experience in financial services. Trading background is a plus.
+ Excellent attention to detail and accuracy; during market hours the person in this role must maintain a sharp focus during market hours, and minimize distractions.
+ Strong organizational, time management, and client service skills. Integrity is a must in this role.
+ Proven ability to research and resolve complex operational issues and offer suggestions to improve overall efficiency.
+ A bachelor’s degree; a concentration in finance or a related area is a plus.
+ Fiserv APL experience is a plus.
+ Advanced Excel training is a plus.
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