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Middle Office Senior Billing Analyst

Areas of Interest:

Private Wealth Management

Location:

Chicago, Illinois

Date Posted:

Jan-19-2018

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Company Description:

William Blair is a global investment banking and asset management firm. We are committed to building enduring relationships with our clients and providing expertise and solutions to meet their evolving needs. An independent and employee-owned firm, William Blair is based in Chicago and, together with its strategic partners, operates worldwide. 

About the Team:

William Blair Private Wealth Management (PWM) consists of approximately 90 senior financial advisors and portfolio managers, overseeing $30bill in high net worth assets. A key differentiator in our consulting approach is access to a team of sophisticated financial planning professionals.

Job Summary & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and process private client advisory fee bills.  Work with Financial Advisory teams to ensure consistent, timely and accurate end-to-end fee billing and collection for Private Client Advisors
  • Review and process all billing inquiries and maintenance requests received from Finance Advisor Teams and Operations
  • Communicate with financial advisors, sales assistants, and management regarding client billing process
  • Reconcile and update portfolio accounting system for security cost adjustments and other required maintenance
  • Participate in other projects as requested by management

Qualifications:

  • College graduate or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in brokerage firm or financial institution in the operations area or portfolio accounting area
  • Leadership experience
  • Strong detail orientation to ensure that all transactions are processed properly
  • Highly organized
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Broad interpersonal skills to work with financial advisors, assistants, management, and IT
  • Working knowledge of Tamarac Advisor View and Advent portfolio accounting systems a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products and their interaction with the Advent and Tamarac systems

As a William Blair associate, you’ll enjoy Medical, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, along with a generous profit sharing program that includes a 401K plan in addition to a firm contribution. We also offer three weeks of vacation, flexible spending accounts, a business casual dress code, a 75% discounted commissions on trades, and discounts at restaurants, museums, parks and retailers.

William Blair is an equal opportunity employer. It complies with all laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in employment practice because of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from the military service or on the basis of a physical or mental disability that is unrelated to the employee's ability to perform the duties of the job applied for.

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