Job Title: Operations Specialist
Date Posted: 11-27-2007
Job Location: Massachusetts-Boston
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 5+ to 7 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:50K-70K
Company Name: Brown Brothers Harriman and Co
Company Website: www.bbh.com
Contact Information: Brown Brothers Harri   Brown Brothers Harri (Jobs@bbh.com)
Job Description:
Join BBH, and you're joining a team.. A group of high-performing, dedicated and caring people
who believe that working together is the foundation for building superior customer
relationships. Across our lines of business, our philosophy is the same: Partnering works for
all of us. 

Our employees are expected to think fast and work hard. By taking advantage of our on-line,
self directed career development intranet site, employees can take the lead in their career
with BBH from their first day throughout their entire career. In this environment, each person
can make an impact. 

By working together, we deliver client service that is unparalleled in the financial industry.
And when our clients benefit, so do our employees. Join BBH, and you'll discover that it really
is a place where partnering works for you. 

Apply today!

Operations Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Operations Specialist

 

Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. is an award-winning provider of global custody, foreign
exchange, securities lending, and brokerage services for many of the world's most
sophisticated mutual funds, investment managers, banks and insurance companies. BBH is a world
class organization that was founded in 1818 and operates from 17 offices around the world with
over 3,000 employees. Join BBH, and you're joining a team of high-performing, dedicated people
who believe that working together is the foundation for building superior customer
relationships. Across our lines of business, our philosophy is the same: Partnering works for
all of us.  By working together, we deliver client service that is unparalleled in the
financial industry. And when our clients benefit, so do our employees. Join BBH, and you'll
discover that it really is a place where partnering works for you.

 

Position Description:

The Operations Specialist II is responsible for performing specialized operational securities
processing activities in support of the firmís business lines.  This would include activities
such as; instruction receipt and authentication, entry instruction and verification (dual
controls), processing and recording, reporting and acknowledgement, and reconciliation.  Some
areas where these activities would take place include Trade Entry, Foreign Exchange
Processing, Trade Settlement, Corporate Action Processing, and Research Notification.         
                                                                                               
                                                                                               
                                                                                               
                                                                                               
                                                                                               
        

 

Responsibilities:

1. Process Transactions

-Process transactions.

-Verify information.

-Escalate problem items.

-Manage daily volume.     

 

2. Problem Resolution

-Resolve problems and execute transactions. 

 

3.Communications

-Communicate professionally and constructively to effectively resolve issues in order to
minimize risk and exposure.

-Provide superior client service.

-Communicate as part of a team.

-Contribute to Management Reporting.

 

4.Process Improvement 

-Gain efficiencies to improve individual productivity.

-Gain an understanding of the big picture/how specific function impacts the firm.

-Contribute to Division or Firm process improvement activities. 

 

Qualifications:

 -BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience. 

-Demonstrated PC skills.

-Ability to identify, escalate and resolve a problem.

-Ability to communicate professionally through effective verbal and written skills.

-Ability to manage time efficiently and effectively.

-Organizational skills and detail-oriented.

-Ability to multi-task.

-Ability to work in a team environment.

-Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
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