Investment Operations Associate


Investment Operations Associate

Job Category: Investment Operations Associate
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bellevue WA Irvine CA Los Gatos CA Portland OR San Francisco CA Seattle WA

Job Description for Investment Operations Associate

We are seeking a talented Investment Operations Associate to join the firm in our Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, or Irvine office. As an Investment Operations Associate, you will work primarily with the portfolio management team as well as financial advisors. You will have the opportunity to learn about multiple aspects of wealth management including investment/portfolio management, financial planning, and tax management.  The skills obtained in this role will be applicable to a wide range of future roles in the wealth management industry.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the portfolio management team through managing investment operations
  • Performance calculation and reporting
  • Communicating with advisors/portfolio managers about client cash flows, new accounts, client trades, etc.
  • Analysis of investment strategies
  • Conducting investment research
  • Providing sample investment allocation and proposal materials
  • Adjusting cost basis as necessary
  • Portfolio Rebalancing and Trading


  • 0 – 2 years work experience in finance and investments
  • Bachelors in Finance, Economics or Statistics or related subject required;
  • Progress towards CFA, CFP, or CIPM a plus
  • Ability to do independent research and strong attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with Tamarac is a plus
  • Friendly, strong desire to learn and ability to take direction
  • Ability to work in a team environment


  • Competitive salary, opportunities to participate in client asset growth, as well as bonus potential
  • Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, and Disability Insurance for employees are 100% paid for by the company
  • 401(k) Plan with match

Our Culture:

Empirical is truly unique. We believe that each employee is a valuable contributor to the overall effectiveness of the firm. The sharing of concepts and ideas is paramount to the growth of each employee, so we believe in cultivating an environment that promotes collaborative development. Our employees are passionate about the work they do and want to inspire that work ethic into those around them. We are a hard-working, high performance, no-excuse team of 30 professionals who together want to take charge of our careers alongside the opportunity that Empirical offers.

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