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Trade Administration Specialist



Berwyn, PA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

About Archer:

Archer is a technology-enabled service provider that enables investment managers to manufacture solutions aligned with investor needs. With Archer’s fully integrated and robust technology platform, investment managers can maintain their proven investment process while outsourcing operations and technology to create a servicing model geared for growth. Archer has deep and broad-based experience working with asset managers, creating customized solutions to help them swiftly launch new products, streamline operations, and enter new distribution channels.

Archer is a portfolio company of LLR Partners, a lower middle-market private equity firm based in Philadelphia.

About the Role:

Archer is a fast-growing financial technology and services company that serves the investment management industry by lowering costs and increasing straight-through processing functionality. We are seeking a talented individual for a Trade Administration Specialist position. The position requires an ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with the ability to meet daily deadlines and tight client service level agreements. Qualified candidates will have experience with the buy-side / investment management industry, specifically retail SMA and UMA/Model Delivery. This role will support mainly equity, but also possibly fixed income and mutual fund/ETF businesses for Archer’s middle and back-office investment management services. This is a hybrid position


  • Analysis and Order Generation of retail SMA accounts for Archer SMA clients, including daily maintenance trading, across-the-board order generation, and drift analysis.
  • Management and periodic reconciliation of SMA manager models.
  • Delivery and management of UMA (Model Only) data to manager’s sponsor relationships.
  • Providing superb middle and back-office services to our partner investment managers
  • Contribute to the maintenance and continuous improvement of the firm’s policies and procedures
  • Assist Trade Administration Manager on ad-hoc projects as needed.
  • Trade error analysis and resolution.
  • Performing other functions as required
  • Actively engage with market data providers
  • Validate and reconcile data gaps utilizing additional market data sources
  • Working smart together and closely with internal teams to ensure account performance and applied corporate actions have desired transactional outcomes

Position Requirements/Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or business is preferred
  • Operational investment management experience preferred
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices within the investment management industry preferred
  • Experience working with Fiserv Security APL, model delivery, and/or SMA trading platforms preferred
  • Experience working under tight timelines, producing accurate results, and mitigating risks preferred
  • Strong analytical, research, and problem-solving skills as well as attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and highly motivated
  • Self-starter, ability to work effectively in a team environment.

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