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Communications Associate

Investment Analyst

Operations Specialist

Future Career Opportunities

Communications Associate

Department Dunham & Associates
Career Type Full Time
Posted 11/18/2020

Description

Dunham is a thought leader in the financial services industry. The way we work is a direct reflection of our company culture: we believe in accountability, putting our clients first, and constantly striving for growth.  Since 1985, Dunham has grown to become a multi-billion dollar firm. We work with close to 1,400 financial advisors across all 50 states. 

 

Dunham is an independently owned, registered Broker/Dealer helping financial advisors and individual investors reach their long-term goals. The firm’s focus is on providing disciplined wealth management solutions and related services to financial advisors and their clients.

 

ABOUT YOU
The Communications Associate is a member of Dunham’s Marketing department. In addition to the following, your primary responsibility will be to write, edit, and update all of Dunham’s written content:


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Produce, maintain, and proofread all company marketing collateral including brochures, campaign materials, and presentations;
  • Edit, post, and contribute to the Dunham blog;
  • Coordinate with compliance and legal staff to maintain strict regulatory standards;
  • Work with other Dunham departments to update and create new marketing materials;
  • Develop and update timely and appropriate content for the website;
  • Write occasional press releases and outside communications;
  • Develop and maintain editorial standards for the Company;
  • Establish relationships with external bloggers and online centers of influence within the financial industry;
  • Other duties and responsibilities as needed.

 

While some financial industry experience is strongly preferred, you don’t need to have a financial services background to be successful at this position. The Company will provide you with the relevant training and certifications, but you need to have the interest and desire to learn about financial markets and be willing to work diligently toward becoming a knowledgeable contributor to the sales and marketing team!

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Communications, or Marketing;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills;
  • 0-2 years of experience (including internships);
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills;
  • Working knowledge of graphic design software, including Adobe InDesign and Photoshop;
  • Experience with print, branding, and typography;
  • Ability to work under intensive deadlines on multiple, concurrent tasks;
  • Commitment to learning and growing in the financial services industry.

At least one writing sample will be required if you progress to the interview stage.

 

 

Investment Analyst

Department Dunham & Associates
Career Type Full Time
Posted 11/5/2020

Description

Bring your drive and a great attitude to Dunham & Associates, and you will have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally and financially.

The Investment Analyst will contribute in a number of areas as they pertain to the operational oversight and implementation of investment management. In addition, he/she will prepare investment proposals, analyze existing and prospective clients’ investment portfolios, complete due diligence questionnaires, facilitate important aspects of mutual fund custody, and contribute to the collaborative efforts of the analyst team while reporting to the Director of Research.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Gather and analyze data and prepare response materials;
  • Complete standard and moderately complex due diligence questionnaires, prospective client proposals, and in-depth portfolio analyses;
  • Participate in quarterly calls with Sub-Advisers and prepare periodic attribution analyses;
  • Contribute to written and verbal commentary on specific and general market investment issues;
  • Update and maintain investment fact sheets and marketing collateral;
  • Create client-specific investment proposals and analyses;
  • Complete essential fund documentation regarding custody relationships and ongoing operations of the funds;
  • Fulfill due diligence requests and requests for proposals from third-party firms;
  • Assist the analyst team with research requests and prepare analyst materials;
  • Facilitate the administrative and operational functions of the trading desk;
  • Conduct ad hoc research on competitors and provide summarized results;
  • Place accommodation trades for client accounts.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Finance or a business-related area
  • FINRA Series 7 and 66 licenses strongly preferred;
  • If not currently licensed, Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) Exam, Series 7, and Series 66 licenses must be obtained within an agreed upon period of time;
  • Minimum of 3 years of investment experience (or related finance field);
  • Advanced MS Excel spreadsheet capabilities;
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills;
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work on numerous tasks simultaneously;
  • Must be able to work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions and complete highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks;
  • Must be able to interpret data, understand financial industry-specific information and documents, and use math and mathematical reasoning to solve non-routine and complex problems.
Operations Specialist

Department Dunham & Associates
Career Type Full Time
Posted 10/27/2020

Description

Dunham is a thought leader in the financial services industry. The way we work is a direct reflection of our company culture; we believe in accountability, putting our clients first, and constantly striving for growth. Since 1985, Dunham has grown to become a multi-billion dollar firm. We work with close to 1,400 Financial Advisors across all 50 states. 

Dunham is an independently owned, registered Broker/Dealer helping Financial Advisors and individual investors reach their long-term goals. The firm's focus is on providing disciplined wealth management solutions and related services. 

The Operations Specialist will define and implement software solutions to support business processes in existing Orion platform, make improvements based on Company and system requirements, and perform daily operations maintenance and procedures in support of the Orion platform and its integrations to other Dunham systems.

Essential Functions:

  • Generate monthly and quarterly account statements;
  • Generate data and publish for quarterly video statements;
  • Provide first tier support/resolution for Dunham Portal cases;
  • Run daily custom imports to Orion Portal to update reps, households, registrations, accounts, and systematics;
  • Research and resolve issues on the Orion import audit as needed;
  • Create new client Portal user setup;
  • Upload Dunham Trust Company (DTC) statements monthly;
  • Review products/assets to ensure proper categorization;
  • Reconcile Salesforce and Portal on a daily basis;
  • Run daily onboarding process to create new households, registrations, and accounts on the Portal.
  • Monitor status of accounts;
  • Design queries and processes to ensure data on the Portal is correct;
  • Coordinate business processes and workflow with Salesforce Administrator;
  • Assist with other business and operations tasks as needed;

Education Required

  • A.A. or Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

Experience Required

  • 1-3 years working in technical and/or business operations (finance industry experience strongly preferred)
  • Experience with Salesforce and/or Orion strongly preferred
  • SQL experience
  • Project management tools - Trello

Special Skills Required

  • Excellent MS Office and computer skills, especially Excel (formulas and queries);
  • SQL experience
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with outstanding attention to detail;
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time efficiently

 

Future Career Opportunities

Department Dunham & Associates
Career Type Full Time
Posted 10/10/2018

Description

Dunham & Associates Investment Counsel, Inc. (DAIC) accepts applications for future career opportunities even though there may not be current openings. If you would like to be considered for future positions, please attach your resume and cover letter (optional, but helpful) and answer the few questions attached to this application. 

 

Thank you!

Human Resources