Senior Investment Assistant, Officer - Seattle, Washington

Full Time | Seattle, WASHINGTON | 2 months

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Full Time
Union Bank

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Senior Investment Assistant, Officer - Seattle, Washington-10027806-WD 



Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2018) with total assets of over $2.9 trillion (106.2 (JPY) as of March 30, 2018) and 150,000 colleagues in more than 50 countries. In the U.S., we’re 13,000 strong, working together to positively impact every customer, organization, and community we serve. At Union Bank, we aim to be the premier and most-trusted West Coast bank, serving customers with high-touch, local delivery and global capabilities as we leverage our rich, 150-year history. This is all part of our inclusive, high-performing culture supported by competitive Total Rewards, including our cash balance pension plan. Join a team that’s working to fulfill its vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group.

Job Summary:

We believe that as a Senior Investment Associate, you will make a key impact to our culture and sales team. You will provide both administrative support and analytical expertise for Investment Management & Trust (IM&T) Portfolio Managers. Your responsibilities will include completing client investment reviews, new business presentations, coordinating day-to-day schedules, performing various office tasks and completing compliance related activities and other complex support activities. You will interact directly with clients in client meetings and also participate in colleague meetings as needed.

Major Responsibilities:

Administrative Support and Client Presentations

  • You will provide all administrative and general support to Portfolio Managers and other investment professionals within IM&T and HighMark Capital Management.

  • You will assist in the day-to-day schedules and activities of the Portfolio Managers to include completing all required paperwork and record maintenance, preparing activity and sales reports, conducting limited research projects, and providing administrative coordination of schedules and activities for the Portfolio Managers in trading, operations, and client service areas (to include typing memos, preparing reports and composition of routine letters).

  • Complete current client investment reviews and prepares all client investment presentations and reviews, new business presentations for prospective clients, recommendations, and correspondence for current clients.

  • You will assist the Portfolio Manager in providing client service support and handle client inquiries, when appropriate.

  • Interacts with Wealth Market partners to resolve client and operational issues and complete ad hoc projects for IM&T's management team.

Analytical and Creative Thinking

  • Creatively solves complex challenges and analyzes complicated matters.

  • Maintains strong knowledge of the financial and capital markets.

  • Analyzes detailed and complex investment data necessary to build, develop and present customized analysis and conclusions to Portfolio Managers.

Office Related Tasks

  • Perform various tasks, such as distributing reports operate and maintain office machines photocopying materials mailing correspondence manual and electronic filing of client documentation preparing documents for imaging ordering supplies, and general office administration.

  • Improve skill set annually by completing targeted training.
    Training, Mentoring and Transformation

  • Mentors and trains other assistants in the organization (i.e. resource for systems questions, training on policy and procedures, contacts within the bank for problem resolution etc.)

  • Provide job specific training as requested.

  • Share ideas for operational improvement.

Risk Management

  • Dedicated Risk and Compliance adherence in terms of providing support for all compliance related activities such as new and Reg 9 account reviews, investment action plans, corporate actions and other Bank sponsored requirements.

  • Uploads necessary documents to On-line systems; i.e., Reg 9's, etc.

  • Track all compliance related activity for Portfolio Manager's and provide follow up assistance.




  • 5+ years of experience in an investment related role in the financial services industry. An under graduate degree preferred. Extensive work experience at Union Bank may substitute for an undergraduate degree.

  • Strong practical knowledge of financial markets and the firm's business, products, and services, including experience with both institutional and retail clients.

  • Possess sound analytical skills, experienced judgment, and ability to function autonomously, while anticipating the data reporting and presentation needs of the Portfolio Managers.

  • Knowledge of Bloomberg and/or other securities trading systems useful.

  • Proficiency with full Microsoft Office Suite products (i.e Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

  • Knowledge of trust accounting systems and/or trust administration.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified .

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it’s the bank’s policy to only inquire into a candidate’s criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.


: Investment Management / Wealth Management 
Primary Location
Job Posting
: May 15, 2019, 5:39:03 PM 
Shift: Day 
Schedule: Full Time

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