Operations Management and Quantitative Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Interactive Brokers
  • 18 Jan 18 2018-01-18

Operations Management and Quantitative Analyst


IB Asset Management ("IBAM") is a pioneer in online investing that offers actively managed portfolios with low minimums and low fees. IB Asset Management's technology lets our clients automatically make the same trades professional Portfolio Managers make with their own money.

IB Asset Management, is a subsidiary of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IBKR). Our clients have access to more than 100 market centers in 26 countries from a single account. We are the lowest cost provider of brokerage services and the largest U.S. electronic broker based on daily average revenue trades executing 657,000 trades per day*. At Interactive Brokers, you will be part of a dynamic, multinational, fast paced, results oriented team working to provide our customers with state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and sophisticated risk management tools.

*Figures as of March 31, 2017. For more information about Interactive Brokers visit: www.interactivebrokers.com


Operations responsibilities
• Daily reconciliation of client and portfolio manager accounts
• Entering and updating daily transaction records manually or using automated tools
• Monitoring automated trading activity and handling exceptions
• Production of compliance and operational reports
• Setup of client and portfolio manager accounts on both the IBAM platform and with our custodian

Analyst responsibilities
• Analyzing and monitoring investment portfolios offered by the firm
• Designing and building in-house quantitative portfolios
• Defining and building internal and external reporting of risk, transaction cost analysis and business metrics


Required :

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Information Technology
  • 1-2 years' experience with investment management operations
  • Understanding of investment performance and risk analysis ; Knowledge of equities, funds and other financial instruments
  • Experience programming in R
  • Experience programming in SQL
  • Professional designation: CFA or CFP or Series 65
Additional skills and attributes:
  • Highly numerate, analytical, rigorous and detail oriented
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Team player with the ability to work autonomously at times
  • As a small fast moving company there may be opportunities to work in other areas of the business, so broader experience would be an asset, including but not limited to:
    • accounting and payments
    • scripting e.g. VBA, Java
    • IT support