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Investment Operations Specialist

March 26, 2018

About Argent Capital

We foster an open, challenging environment where daily contributions to process improvement are expected and valued. Our focus on achieving collective goals through the hard work put forth by all members of the team is paramount to our culture and our success as an organization.

Overview of Position

The Investment Operations position is an entry-level role responsible for performing various tasks relating to back-office functions at Argent. The primary focus will be partnering with other team members in their daily routines. The Investment Operations tasks range in complexity and involve the ability to efficiently follow processes, think critically and problem solve under pressure, with an emphasis in reconciling data and accounts. Equally important is the ability to work with and communicate with others in a team environment. Attention to detail and time management skills are key performance indicators and vital to success.

Primary Goals and Supporting Responsibilities

Essential Functions & Supporting Responsibilities:
  • Participate in the daily administration of the Portfolio Management and Trading Systems.
    • Perform account reconciliation against custodial accounts
      • Balance daily cash and position reports.
      • Analyze/research undocumented items.
    • Internal account administration/system maintenance pertaining to client requests
      • Communicating with brokers and custodians on the settlement of transactions.
 
  • Back-up to other members of Operations and Business Services teams.
 
  • Actively identify opportunities for continuous improvement of processes and systems.
    • Assist with the creating and maintaining of various operational procedures.
 
  • Complete other projects as assigned by Manager or other key team members.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Educational Background
    • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or other related field.
 
  • Experience
    • 1 – 3 years of banking or financial services experience is preferred.
 
  • Technical Skills
    • Strong communication, problem solving, and attention to detail skills.
    • Strong organization, prioritization, and time management skills.
    • Ability to focus and achieve individual Objectives and Key Results.
    • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis in Word, Excel, and Outlook.
 
  • Competencies
    • Analysis / Decision Making / Critical Thinking
    • Thoroughness / Results Driven
    • Relationships / Teaming
    • Responsibility / Achievement / Ethical Conduct
To apply: Send resume and cover letter to HR@argentcapital.com

Mutual Fund investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible. The Argent Small Cap Fund invests in smaller companies, which involve additional risks such as limited liquidity and greater volatility than larger companies.

You should consider the Argent Small Cap Fund’s investment objectives, risks and charges and expenses carefully before you invest. The Funds’ prospectus, which can be obtained by calling 1-888-898-5288, contains this and other information about the Funds. Please read the prospectus carefully before you invest. You may also print the current prospectus from this website under “Fund Materials”.

The Argent Small Cap Fund is offered only to United States residents, and information on this site is intended only for such persons. Nothing on this website should be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell shares of any Argent Small Cap Fund in any jurisdiction where the offer or solicitation would be unlawful under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.

The Argent Small Cap Fund is distributed by Quasar Distributors, LLC.