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Structured Notes Trading Operations Assistant



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

CAIS is the pioneer in democratizing access to and education about alternative investments and structured notes for independent advisors, asset managers, and bank issuers, empowering them to engage and transact on a massive scale. We believe that the combination of industry-leading technology and human interaction throughout the pre-trade, trade, and post-trade experience delivers superior operational efficiency and a world-class client experience. CAIS provides advisors with a broad selection of alternative investment strategies, including private equity, private credit, real estate, infrastructure, hedge funds, and structured notes. CAIS supports over 34,000 advisors who oversee more than $4.5 trillion in network assets.

We are seeking an entrepreneurial, collaborative and detail-oriented Senior Associate to join our Structured Notes team as the pioneering Structured Notes Trading Operations expert. This high-impact position will be responsible for leading the pre-trade, trade, and post-trade operations for Structured Notes. This highly cross-functional position will work closely with Operations and Sales professionals alike to drive revenue across a growing line of business. The ideal candidate is a builder at heart, and has a proven track record for driving efficiency, streamlining processes within the Structured Notes lifecycle. This is a great opportunity for an operations professional to partner closely with senior management at a fast-growing fintech firm and add significant value to a new function.


  • Work with both financial advisors, issuers and CAIS trading team to ensure seamless execution of structured note trades
  • Partner and work cross-functionally with business stakeholders to solicit, gather and document requirements and execute on analytics asks and provide expert support
  • Aggregate, compile, and normalize large sets of structured products investor data including investor positions and transactions, overall market data, capturing pricing requests / issuer data
  • Ensure data integrity for all standardized and customizable reporting
  • Support joint Operations & Technology efforts to enable advisor insights on Structured Investments in the CAIS Platform and beyond
  • Become an expert in Structured Investments and CAIS data and use your expertise and breadth of knowledge to drive data-driven decisions
  • Collaborate with teams across firm to identify opportunities for process improvements, reporting, recommend system modifications, and develop policies for data governance
  • Assist in the development of efficient processes and procedures; work with the technology team to automate workflows
  • Be in charge of creating, building, scaling, and operating the operational processes for Structured Notes
  • Ensure timely deliverables of all reports
  • Additional responsibilities to be determined based on capacity, skill, and interest


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics or a related discipline preferred
  • 4+ years of relevant experience with a focus on Structured Notes
  • Knowledge of alternative investments a plus
  • Series 7 & 63 licenses REQUIRED
  • Experience working with large sets of data a plus
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Suite, specifically Excel VLOOKUP, INDEX and MATCH, Pivot Tables, VBA, and macros
  • Strong organizational, multitasking, problem solving and time management skills
  • Basic SQL & Tableau knowledge is a plus
  • Highly organized self-starter with experience coordinating multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

CAIS is consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work, and our culture is at the heart of our success. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where employees can be their most authentic selves and feel inspired and supported to bring their voice forward to drive community, growth, and innovation. We are an equal opportunity employer, and do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at

CAIS’ compensation package includes a market competitive salary, a performance bonus, and exceptional benefits. If you are located in New York, New York, the base salary range for this role is $100,000 - $150,000. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location.

CAIS offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes generously subsidized healthcare with 100% employer paid dental and vision insurance, an employer matched retirement plan, wellness programs, and flexible PTO and generous parental leave. Additionally, CAIS offers a hybrid in-office model. For more information on our benefits and career opportunities, please visit our website: