JOB POSTINGS

Welcome to the DM Stone site (you’ll notice the new look).  Below is a sampling of our open positions. If any interest you, please email the recruiter indicated, including resume attachment (MS Word is preferred) and a brief cover note, including compensation requirements.  Full job descriptions are available for qualified candidates upon request.  For many jobs you can click on the pdf file link to download the description (for example 5794.pdf).  If your browser does not work with our web email links, please cut and paste the indicated address into your email program.   You may click www.DMStone.com to visit our home page.

INVESTMENT COMPLIANCE MANAGER W/RIA – SF

The Investment Compliance Manager will be responsible for ensuring compliance with SEC regulations for an SEC Registered Investment Advisor, including supervision of existing controls and development of new controls when needed for all aspects of the compliance program. Other key responsibilities include identifying and documenting regulatory risks and assisting the businesses in developing controls.

This individual will possess a strong understanding of SEC, state and federal securities regulations that apply to RIA and federal banking rules for investment products such as sweep and repurchase agreements
Contact diane@dmstone.com FOR COMPLETE JD AND DETAILS

ACCOUNT SPECIALIST – INTERNAL CONTROLS GOVERNANCE (ICG) – 5769 – LOS ANGELES, CA
Evaluates effectiveness and efficiencies of all financial systems; Monitors emerging NAIC accounting issues related to the Model Audit Rule (MAR) to ensure the Internal Control Framework (ICF) meets regulatory requirements;
Prepares ICF Documentation and Evaluation for all in scope financial and company-level processes and coordinates the remediation of any Issues & Actions; Coordinates and oversees ICF Sustainability through, Quarterly PO Sign-Off, Process Change Impact Assessments, and Key Control & MRCA Validation efforts. This group is called Internal Control Governance (ICG).
 Contact diane@dmstone.com  5769.pdf 

SHAREHOLDER SERVICES SPECIALIST – REF 5779

The Shareholder Services Group is responsible for shareholder account servicing and oversight of the transfer agents for the Funds (registered under 1940 Act) and Worldwide Funds (UCITS). The group also works closely with Client Services and the Private Client Group to maintain relationships with the Firm’s clients.  Responsible for a variety of assignments in connection with the Shareholder Services Group’s account servicing and oversight of the transfer agent for the Worldwide Funds (UCITS). This position will also support account servicing and oversight in the 1940 Act Funds as needed.
Contact diane@dmstone.com  5779.pdf 

SEC Financial Reporting Analyst – SANTA ROSA, CA – REF 5786

The successful candidate will work in a team environment to consolidate the financial results of the company and report operating results internally and externally. This position is responsible for collecting financial information from global locations, reviewing, compiling, analyzing financial and accounting information, preparing consolidated financial statements and related disclosures, researching accounting policies, and preparing SEC filings (10Q and 10K) and internal management reports.  Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description.

TECHNICAL ACCOUNTING & POLICY ANALYST – SANTA ROSA, CA

CPA REQUIRED – REF 5787

The Technical Accounting and Policy Analyst is a critical role within the External Financial Reporting team. The Technical Accounting and Policy Analyst supports company’s US GAAP compliance by analyzing and implementing accounting guidance, maintaining t’s accounting policies, and determining the proper accounting treatment for complex, routine and non-routine transactions.

This role has a significant involvement in areas to include, but not limited to, purchase accounting and review and implementation of new accounting pronouncements. The position reports to the Accounting Policies and M&A Manager and interacts regularly with the Corporate Finance organization and external auditors.    Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description.,

FUND ACCOUNTING MANAGER – SF – REF 5812
Global Financial Services firm who is a leading independent asset services firm offering front-to-back capabilities across all asset classes to hedge funds, private equity and venture capital managers, pensions, endowments, foundations, family offices, RIAs and traditional asset managers.

Services include Fund Administration, Tax and Middle and Back Office services.

This position provides accounting support to hedge funds, private equity and venture capital managers, pensions, endowments, foundations, and family offices.

There will be reporting requirements to both the managers and directly to their clients/investors. You will review the accounting for all subscriptions and redemptions, including income allocation, management fee and performance fee calculations, and sign off on the monthly or quarterly NAV packages. The fund accounting team is responsible for the annual Audit which includes managing the audit relationship and signing off on annual financial statements.

Responsibilities:

  • Portfolio reconciliation, partnership accounting, series accounting, monthly performance reporting and fund accounting for management and incentive fees. Including waterfall calculations for private equity clients.
  • Responsible for oversight and review of work performed by the fund accountants and senior fund accountants.
  • Review and sign off on Month End or Quarter End NAV Packages.
  • Ensure accuracy and timely distribution of the valuation package to all clients.
  • Interact regularly with clients, auditors and vendors.
  • Additional responsibilities include training and scheduling of accountants, coordination of valuation issues, monitoring procedures and controls and prompt resolution of all issues.
  • Mentoring and training of staff 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Hedge Fund Administration or in related Financial Services Operation.
  • Strong understanding of general ledger accounting including the preparation of financial statements.
  • Strong understanding of derivatives and portfolio accounting
  • Experience with Advent Geneva and income allocation software
  • Advanced Excel and Word skills.
  • Previous team management experience
  • Qualified Accountant (C.P.A., C.A. etc.) is a plus.

    Contact diane@dmstone.com for details – SEND RESUME AS AN  MS Word Attachment

REGISTERED SALES ASSISTANT – REF 5824 

Prominent SF based Investment Management firm is looking for a RSA to assist and support a high producing team.

Primary Assistant to a team of FA’s with $3mm in production and $600mm in assets.

DUTIES:

Answer phones

Answer customer requests, checks, wires ACH.

Open new accounts, follow up on documentation and open items regarding accounts

Assist with performance reporting and customer/prospect presentations

Assist FA’s with trading of commission and advisory accounts

Experience with RIA asset allocation software, and trading platforms

Understanding of managed account procedures

Exposure to dual contract and outside manager’s procedures

Understanding alternative investments and policies and paperwork

Basic understanding of trusts, LLC, DVP, and foreign accounts.

Basic understanding of settlements, margin, Re-org, with relevant experience.

One partner travels extensively, You will need to have some basic experience with booking flights, hotels, and car rentals.  This will probably be done by the junior associate, but should be able to back them up, if needed.

The senior partner is very high energy.  He spends a considerable amount of time out of the office. The team has multiple strategies and portfolios for each client, so the person needs to be used to a fast paced but very detailed workflow.

Organization is key to being effective, you will have, at times, stand in for one of the partners when they are out.  Extensive RIA experience is desired.

SEND RESUME AS AN MS WORD ATTACHMENT TO diane@dmstone.com

Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description – send resume as an MS Word Attachment

ADVISOR, PRIVATE CLIENT SERVICES – CENTURY CITY, CA – REF 5837

            • Assist in the production of a high volume of presentation materials for client meetings, industry conferences or management visits by utilizing various software packages
            • Fast-growing Wealth Manager with over +$2.5b under management is seeking experienced, entrepreneurial Senior Financial Advisor with substantial client service, investment sales, and financial planning experience.  Growing firm headquartered in Los Angeles with a national footprint.  Must have excellent presentation skills, a mastery of financial planning, including, but not limited to, tax and estate planning and asset management, and have superlative consultative selling techniques.  Above all, you are dedicated to developing best-in-class client service.  We will support your entrepreneurship and facilitate your growth to be independent and actively managed a book of clients.Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description – Send resume as an MS Word Attachment
            • AUDITOR – INTERNAL CONTROLS – LOS ANGELES AND WASHINGTON – REF 5843   2 POSITIONS AVAILABLEYou will be responsible for the execution of the annual testing compliance plan for compliance with Zurich Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements and compliance with the NAIC Model Audit Rule (MAR) internal control certifications.This role specifically will include the assessment of the design and operating effectiveness of the control environment across all functions. This role will be the lead interface with leadership teams of business units and may perform special projects as needed.QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance Business or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or other comparable designationMinimum 4 years’ experience in auditing either IT or financial statement audits; experience in a big four or national CPA firm preferred.Strong understanding of financial accounting, internal control over financial reporting (ICFR)
              Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description – Send resume as an MS Word Attachment

              SR RELATIONSHIP MANAGER – BUSINESS BANKING – OAKLAND, CA REF 5846 Responsible for the sourcing, securing, developing, and retaining profitable business banking relationships within the assigned region.Primary focus is on finding new business opportunities to sell the Bank’s products and services and retaining and expanding existing relationships. Responsible for contributing to the assigned Region’s credit portfolio quality and processing of requests for credit extension, ensuring credit facilities are properly structured, priced and documented. Maintains and grows current relationships by presenting new lending opportunities and cross selling business and personal banking products to existing clients.QUALIFICATIONS:

              Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Finance – Required

              Master’s/Advanced Degree in Business or Finance – Preferred

              Requires mastery level knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.

              May have deep knowledge of project management.

              Requires 10 years minimum prior relevant experience.

              Solid understanding of underwriting and analysis for small and mid-size companies of all complexities.

              High degree of comfort and familiarity with use and application of commercial lending principles

              Active understanding and ongoing use of Touchpoint, electronic underwriting systems and other enterprise level systems.

              Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description – Send resume as an MS Word Attachment

              ACCOUNTANT ADMIN ASSISTANT – IRVINE, CA –
              REF 5849

              SUMMARY:

              • To support Sales, Accounting and Administrative tasks in order to run daily operations smoothly.
              • Key position in arranging the payments and receipts/bank deposit of the sales proceeds.

              • Administrative duties and promptly take care any office problems and duties that arise in daily

              Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description – Send resume as an MS Word Attachment

              WEALTH MANAGEMENT- PRIVATE CLIENT ADVISOR – REF 5856
              BAKERSFIELD TERRITORY – RELO AVAILABLE!
               

              Seasoned Professional contributor works independently with limited supervision. The Relationship Manager is the first initial point of contact and the primary contact to  highest income / net worth client’s portfolio. The Relationship Manager is responsible for managing a portfolio of clients; maximizing client engagement by assessing, understanding, and identifying clients banking needs and providing or arranging a wide array of wealth advice.       Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description – Send resume as an MS Word Attachment

              CLIENT PRESENTATION ASSISTANT – REF 5857

              GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR A STRONG AND TALENTED ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT WITH EXCEPTIONAL SKILLS!!!

              You will support a team of Investment Analysts, Portfolio and Client Service Managers in the Fixed Income group.

              Primary responsibilities include:

            Assist in the production of a high volume of presentation materials for client meetings, industry conferences or management visits by utilizing various software packages.

          • Utilize PowerPoint and Excel to edit and update presentation materials.  Prepare monthly and quarterly client reports as well as internal reporting
          • Prepare materials for client visits and research tripsPerform general office admin duties
        • Contact diane@dmstone.com for details
          and job description – Send resume as an MS Word Attachment
          LEAD DATA GOVERNANCE ANALYST – SAN RAMON-REF 5859

          • Responsible for high level of data quality through the creation and management of sound Metadata management processes. In addition, they will drive the efficiencies for data management and evaluation of how data flows. This individual is responsible for governance and policies, standardizing data naming, establishing consistent datadefinitions and monitoring/auditing the overall enterprise data quality. Work closely with other work-streams so that the data management requirements are appropriately implemented within individual work-streams in a consistent manner.Consults with and guides business owners to document, implement and maintain the metadata and business rules for the bank’s data, beginning with the data required.Analyzes the data within the bank, identifies issues and makes recommendations to ensure adherence to consistent definitions, business naming standards, development of standard calculations, security requirements, etc.Develops and enforces methods and validation mechanisms for ensuring data quality and accuracy through the warehouse.Identifies any issuers or anomalies in the quality of data within the bank’s systems.Entrusted with improving, and maintaining a high level of, data quality.Develops metrics and reporting requirements for ongoing monitoring of the bank’s data.Prioritizes directs the resolution of data quality related issues; counsels business and technology representatives to have them resolved.Resolves escalated issues. Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description – Send resume as an MS Word Attachment

            Operations and Accounting Analyst – LA – REF 5862

            Responsibilities:

            • Reconcile daily P&L, positions, cash and trade breaks between administrator, brokers and internal systems
            • Review and prepare monthly portfolio analyses, including exposure reporting, attribution analysis and risk reporting
            • Coordinate post-execution trade data flow from the order management system (thinkFolio) to service providers and internal systems
            • Review investors’ management and performance fees, P&L, RORs and monthly statements
            • Support the Funds’ auditors and tax preparers on year-end financial reporting in accordance with GAAP
            • Assist the Firm’s Valuation Committee with the monthly pricing process –  Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description – Send resume as an MS Word AttachmentSENIOR ASSOCIATE, COMPLIANCE – REF 5861 – SF

Support the administration, development and execution of the IM/SC compliance monitoring and surveillance program.

This role will focus primarily on the administration of the Code of Ethics of which includes the review of employee conduct and personal trading activity.

The ideal candidate will have previous compliance experience in a high-touch/high-client-experience expectation organization within a registered investment advisor and/or broker-dealer.

This Compliance position will report to the Vice President of Compliance. FOR COMPLETE JD AND DETAILS:    Contact diane@dmstone.com

CLIENT SERVICE ASSOCIATE  (MULTIPLE LOCATIONS) – WALNUT CREEK, WOODLAND HILLS, PASADENA AND ANAHEIM, CA – REF 5863 

Our client seeks a skilled Client Service Associate to provide full support to one or more Financial Planners, ensuring and enhancing client satisfaction through direct contact with clients, vendors, and other operational employees, while adhering to regulatory standards.  For complete JD and information
 Contact diane@dmstone.com

CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER/COUNSEL – SAN MATEO – REF 5864

Reporting to the firm’s Managing Partner, the Chief Compliance Officer and Counsel  is responsible for supporting the design, development, implementation and enforcement of the firm’s compliance policies and procedures.

Our client is an innovative growth equity and private debt fund. Based in the firm’s San Francisco Bay area headquarters, the individual will lead the firm’s compliance initiatives and play a key role in supporting the firm’s legal needs. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative problem solver with a comprehensive legal and regulatory background and commercial mindset.

Must have a valid JD and good standing w/state bar

For complete JD and information
 Contact diane@dmstone.com

INTERMEDIARY RELATIONSHIP MANAGER- REF 5870

The Shareholder Services team is responsible for shareholder account servicing and oversight of the transfer agents for the firm’s funds (40 Act) and their worldwide funds (UCITS).

The team also works closely with the Client Service team to build relationships with the Firm’s clients and the advisors who guide them.

The Intermediary Relationship Associate will join the Shareholder Services team and support the Intermediary Relationship Manager with efforts related to servicing and overseeing intermediaries (broker-dealers, bank/trust companies, registered investment advisors, clearing firms, and record keepers) that distribute the company and provide services to Fund shareholders.

The Associate will serve as a primary day-to-day contact for internal stakeholders (e.g. Client Service, Legal, Compliance, and Fund Accounting) for operational intermediary matters, secondary contact for external stakeholders (e.g. intermediaries, transfer agents, Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation) for escalations, and will partner with the Intermediary Relationship Manager on related projects.

The Associate is expected to develop a strong working knowledge of the Firm’s largest intermediary relationships and investment strategies.  As the Associate gains more experience, he/she may take on greater responsibility and autonomy servicing intermediary relationships in coordination with the Intermediary Relationship Manager.
For complete JD and information
 Contact diane@dmstone.com

SALES DIRECTOR – WESTERN REGION – REF 5871

THIS ROLE CAN BE LOCATED ANYWHERE IN THE US – TERRITORY IS WESTERN REGION

ONE OF THE REQUIREMENTS IS SAAS KNOWLEDGE

Our client is the global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services. They have been in business for over 20 years and have built the most comprehensive powerhouse of software technology in the financial services industry – technology that complements their unrivaled expertise and professionalism in fund administration, insurance and pension funds, and asset and wealth management accounting and operations.
For complete JD and information
 Contact diane@dmstone.com

RECRUITER  – FINANCIAL SERVICES FIRM – REF 5872

The Human Capital team is looking for an experienced, team-oriented recruiter to be responsible for the full life cycle of the recruiting process at all levels in the areas of Operations, Client Services, Legal/Compliance, Corporate Finance, and Technology. This highly organized, energetic professional will need to support and reinforce a strong internal customer service culture. We expect all of our team members to be able to “jump in” and support each other in all aspects of the recruiting process.
For complete JD and information
 Contact diane@dmstone.com

CONTROLLER – PALO ALTO – REF 5874

  • Responsible for monthly NAV process: reconciliation, allocations and capital account statements for investor
  • Responsible for maintaining internal books and
  • Responsible for daily trade/cash reconciliation, trade breaks, wires, margin/collateral management.
  • Responsible for annual audit, tax and regulatory filings for onshore and offshore
  • Assist with compliance reporting and maintenance of the operational procedures
  • Work closely with external service providers including prime brokers, custodians, auditors, tax professionals and fund
  • Responsible for portfolio reporting including exposure, returns, composition and analytics reporting.
  • Responsible for preparation of investor requests including audit, tax and other investor specific reporting.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Undergrad or Master’s Degree
10-15 years of accounting
Experience with hedge fund/investment partnership
CPA is a Plus
Strong MS Excel Skills, VBA programming a Plus
For complete JD and information
 Contact diane@dmstone.com

CLIENT SERVICE MANAGER – SF OR PALO ALTO – REF 5876
Our client is a dynamic and growing asset management firm. Their focus is to serve their private clients through customized portfolios and objective, personalized service.

Responsibilities range from providing daily oversight on a wide range of sales, service, administrative and relationship management support delivered by a team of Client Service Associates to participating in the development of firm’s policies and procedures, providing back-up support to the Regional Client Service Manager as a Client Service Manager, and assisting the Client Service Team in client specific projects.

A successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the financial industry working with high net worth individuals and families and have an enhanced understanding of industry regulations and compliance issues.

Series 7 and 63/65 or 66 required
Series 9/10 or 24 highly preferred (must obtain within 90 days of employment) – For complete JD and information
 Contact diane@dmstone.com

TECHNOLOGY AND OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE – SF – REF 5878

Our client, a major investment firm in SF, is seeking a dynamic and energetic Technology and Operations Associate who brings a demonstrated aptitude in financial technology tools and a strong commitment to client/consultant technology vendor relationships, to join the Business and Operations Team.  The qualified candidate will be and have the insight and technical skills to manage and build upon existing platforms, recommend and implement new technical platforms and manage current websites

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years in technology focused role
  • Detail oriented
  • Interest in various databases
  • Experience with Salesforce, Seismic, FactSet, eVestment a plus
  • Willingness to learn and ability to switch gears quickly
  • Master at problem solving
  • Bachelor’s degree

For complete JD and information
 Contact diane@dmstone.com

Private Wealth Management  Compliance Testing Senior Associate
REF 5880

 Our client is a premier bank that provides extraordinary client service to high net worth clients.

You will participate and support the administration, development and execution of the Private Wealth Management group’s (“PWM”) Compliance Testing Program. Specifically, this role is responsible for ensuring that policies, procedures, and processes are adhered to within the firm; testing results will provide verification that PWM is adequately complying with federal and state regulations.

This role is vital to ensure success with internal and external compliance audits and/or regulatory examinations performed by the SEC, FINRA, and FDIC, among others.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics or other applicable business-related discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years of adviser or broker-dealer experience.
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state regulatory requirements of a federally registered investment adviser is a plus.
  • Prior participation in industry groups related to Compliance is a plus.
  • Current FINRA registrations (S7, S24) a plus. 
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and writing skills.
  • Proactive and demonstrates strong leadership capabilities.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint.
  • Solutions-oriented thinker.
  • Ability to identify deficiencies and recommend solutions to complex issues
  • Ability to intelligently formulate data to visually reflect patterns and trends
  • Ability to multi-task and successfully meet competing demands.
  • Must be self-starter and able to work with minimal day-to-day guidance.
  • Demonstrates strong (internal) customer service skills.
  • Orientation toward process improvement and the ability to think and work at both strategic and tactical levels.

Some travel 5%
For complete JD and information
 Contact diane@dmstone.com

Sr. Commercial Credit Officer – Palo Alto, SF, or SouthBay – (or Boston)

Responsible for credit quality and credit management of assigned loan portfolio; credit oversight of new loan business; credit approvals within delegated authority; credit underwriting guidance, and collaboration with relationship leadership on broader strategic goals, risk appetite, credit strategy, and credit quality goals. SCO is responsible for enabling loan growth and maintaining good credit quality.

Qualifications 

  • Broad knowledge of credit underwriting and loan structuring, with particular emphasis on cash flow lending.
  • Understanding of the Private Equity-backed market and the healthcare services and innovation economies.MBA preferred
  • Travel may be occasionally requiredFor complete JD and information
     Contact diane@dmstone.com

MANAGER PRIVATE EQUITY ADMINISTRATION – SF REF 5882

The leading provider of software solutions and services for the international investment community for Investment managers, broker/dealers, sponsors, and custodians around the world is looking for a Manager – Private Equity Administration to support a broad spectrum of business management and support activities for the PE business new business development and existing client relationships.

You should have an understanding of administration for alternative investment funds – with a focus on private equity, proven communication and presentation skills, the ability to work independently and in small groups and demonstrated experience meeting deadlines.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Management or related field
  • 5-10+ years’ experience in the alternative assets administration industry – private equity experience a plus
  • CPA designation a plus
  • Knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, with an emphasis on investment partnerships
  • Ability to work independently or in small groups
  • Experience working collaboratively with peers
  • Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, with advanced Excel skills
  • FIS Investran experience and/or TNR experience a plus
    For complete JD and information
     Contact diane@dmstone.com

Junior Operations Associate – MARIN COUNTY 

Our client is looking for a Junior Operations Associate who is bright, articulate and has a sense of humor. This is an entry level position and an excellent opportunity for someone interested in gaining experience in the Finance Industry. Ideal candidates will have excellent problem-solving skills, a high degree of attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills. This is a great opportunity to work for a growing investment management firm.

Required Skills/Experience

  • BA/BS required
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Able to work independently and in a small group environment, a collaborative attitude is a must
  • Advanced Microsoft Office
  • A high degree of integrity with the ability to handle confidential matters
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
    For complete JD and information
     Contact diane@dmstone.com

FACILITIES AND CORPORATE SERVICES COORDINATOR  – SF

Onsite point of contact for day-to-day office operations

  • Responds to Associate inquires and concerns and ensures timely and quality service delivery to Associates. Follows up with Associates to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Provide supervision to building contractors.
  • Receive shipments into the Receiving for all departments.
  • Maintain incoming shipment log for all deliveries.
  • Deliver packages.
  • Setup meeting rooms. (Training rooms, Client conference rooms)
  • Backup support for AV
  • Work with Security team for access badges for associates and visitors

Supplies and Inventory

  • Coordinates purchase of office supplies, copy paper, shipping supplies, and equipment and manages all related inventory for the building.
  • Stock supplies in copy rooms and business centers.
  • Maintain business centers (cleanliness & inventory)

Facilities Support

  • Assist with moves and make sure cube/office locations are ready for new hires.
  • Assist with involuntary terminations by packing & shipping personal items
  • Assist with the coordination of office moves, additions, and changes.
  • Maintain and update electronic version of floor plan and office occupant list
  • Liaison with landlord

Other Duties

  • Manage copiers (maintenance & new installs)
  • Order weekly lunch for associates.
  • Review and submit invoices to AP or pay via PCard
  • Assist with other mailing and facilities related duties as needed.
  • Assist with maintaining safety programs
  • Assist with Front Desk coverage
  • Assist with creating purchase orders needed for the building.
  • Perform other duties and special projects when required.

Essential Functions of the Job

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.  Microsoft Visio knowledge a plus.
  • Project management
  • Working knowledge of HVAC, plumbing and electrical.
  • The ability to follow directions from a Manager and perform tasks efficiently and accurately.
  • The ability to interact effectively with co-workers.
  • Ability to work independently and without constant direction.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and balance priorities.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum years of additional related experience:
      • Extensive knowledge of the Investment Advisor Act of 1940
      • Strong understanding of operational and regulatory compliance practices in investment advisory businesses
      • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external business partners.
      • Strong interpersonal skills; good team player; able to work well and coordinate with team members in a high energy and fast pace environment
      • Proficient in MS Excel
      • Familiarity with compliance monitoring applications and trading systems
      • 8+ years of experience in the financial services industry
      • Bachelor’s degree or higher5 years office experience or equivalent work-related experience required.
        For complete JD and information
         Contact diane@dmstone.com
      • SENIOR ACCOUNTANT (NORTH AMERICA ACCOUNTING R&D
        San Rafael, CA – REF 5886

        This role is part of the North America Accounting team responsible for the Research and Development accounting function. The successful candidate will be an experienced accountant and will report to the Senior Manager, North America Accounting.  Able to multi-task and work both independently in a fast-paced dynamic environment and be a strong collaborator.   Must possess a strong desire to learn, grow and develop their skills while providing enhancement to the current accounting function.  Attention to detail and good analytical skills are essential.

        Main responsibilities include accounting for the R&D function including partnering directly with the business and FP&A, accounting for R&D Accruals ,Global Deferred Comp Plan, VAT, and other general accounting areas.

        EXPERIENCE

        • Minimum 5 years’ experience in GL Accounting, preferably with combination of Big 4 audit and public company experience.
        • Experience in a public company would be a distinct advantage.
        • Experience of monthly close activities in a deadline driven environment
        • ERP systems experience preferable Oracle EBS
        • A strong desire to learn and progress


        EDUCATION

        Certified Public Accountant essential and Bachelor’s in Accounting/Business Administration is desirable.


        COMPLIANCE DIRECTOR – REF 5887

        The Compliance Department provides advice and guidance to our business partners regarding the applicability of rules and regulations, advice on policies, procedures and controls, compliance monitoring and assistance with supervisory reviews in order to ensure compliance with all federal and state securities laws and regulations.

        The general purpose of this position is to support the administration, development and execution of the firm’s Compliance Program.  This role will focus on assisting the Compliance team establishing and maintaining a compliance monitoring program that helps identify key risks and control weaknesses.

        The ideal candidate will have previous compliance experience in a high-touch/high-client-experience expectation organization within a registered investment advisor. The Compliance Officer will report to the Vice President of Compliance.

        Qualifications:

        • Extensive knowledge of the Investment Advisor Act of 1940
        • Strong understanding of operational and regulatory compliance practices in investment advisory businesses
        • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external business partners.
        • Strong interpersonal skills; good team player; able to work well and coordinate with team members in a high energy and fast pace environment
        • Proficient in MS Excel
        • Familiarity with compliance monitoring applications and trading systems
        • 8+ years of experience in the financial services industry
        • Bachelor’s degree or higher
        • For complete JD and information
           Contact diane@dmstone.com


        Fund Controller – SAN MATEO, CA REF 5888

        Exciting opportunity to join innovative private debt/growth equity firm as Senior Fund Accountant. Based in San Mateo. You  will work with the Chief Financial Officer and investment team to support the growth of the firm.

        Qualifications:

        • Bachelor’s degree required
        • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license (or equivalent) preferred
        • Required: 3-5+ years of In-house fund accounting experience at venture capital, private equity or private credit firm and 3+ years of professional experience in audit group at a public accounting firm or fund admin services firm.
        • Flexible team player who thrives in a dynamic workplace with an established ability to meet deadlines.
        • Exceptional attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
        • Strong communication skills, experience working on high performance teams.

        Excel “power‐user”, familiarity with PowerPoint – For complete JD and information Contact diane@dmstone.com

        PROXY ANALYST & INVESTMENT OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
        REF 5889 

        The Proxy Analyst & Investment Operations Specialist will be a key member of the operations team primarily responsible for proxy voting and supporting trading in international markets and complex instruments.

        You will play a key role in evaluating and analyzing proxy events, managing operational risk, creating and documenting efficient workflows, and supporting new initiatives for the firm. Work closely with other members of Operations and Technology teams as well as  Analysts, Portfolio Managers, Traders and Client Service Associates.    For complete JD and information Contact diane@dmstone.com

        VP/PERSONAL TRUST OFFICER
         (dmstrust)  Major private bank in SF seeking a senior Trust Officer with 8+ years experience to work with clients in the HNW space.  JD, CTFA, or other cert a plus.  Great oppty, compensation, benefits. Contact dave@dmstone.com

       PERSONAL TRUST OFFICER – PATH TO MANAGEMENT (dmstrust2)   Small community bank on the SF Peninsula is seeking an experienced Trust Officer who would be promotable to manager.  JD, CTFA, or other cert a plus.  Growth oppty.  Contact dave@dmstone.com

AML/BSA DIRECTOR OF QC & TESTING (dmstestdir)  Major SF bank is seeking an experienced AML testing professional with strong audit/controls & mgmt background.  Also seeking a more junior specialist. Will relo. Contact dave@dmstone.com

SALARIED INVESTMENT CONSULTANT – MULTIPLE NOR CAL LOCATIONS (dmssalfc)  National brokerage firm is looking for financial sales professionals with 2-3 years experience and Series 7/66.  Will be given a book of HNW clients.  Locations include SF, Palo Alto, Cupertino, Campbell, Walnut Creek, Roseville.  Contact dave@dmstone.com

COMPLIANCE ASSOCIATE – RIA (dmscomplassoc)  Prestigious SF investment firm.  Degree plus 2-3 years experience.  Will perform regulatory filings (ADV, etc.), and support compliance team.  Lots of growth potential.  Contact dave@dmstone.com

CORPORATE PARALEGAL – FUND FORMATION (dmsparalfund)  Prominent SF law firm.  Degree plus 3 years of corporate paralegal experience required, prefer fund formation experience.    Contact dave@dmstone.com

LAW FIRM BILLING COORDINATOR (dmsbillinglaw)  Prominent law firm has openings in SF and Palo Alto.  Prefer degree plus 2+ years of accounting experience, prefer billing software experience (CMS Open, E-Billing-Hub and/or Intapp Time.)  Contact dave@dmstone.com

SERVICE WEALTH ADVISOR (dmssvcwealthadv) Prestigious and growing investment advisory firm in the East Bay is seeking an experienced CFP service advisor who enjoys financial planning, working with multi-generational family clients, and is team oriented.  Experience with another RIA would be a big plus.  Generous Base Salary + Incentive Commission for new assets added.   Contact dave@dmstone.com

ASSOCIATE, INVESTMENT TECHNOLOGY (dmsassocinvttech)  Prestigious SF Investment Firm is seeking an experienced investment technology professional.  Position will support brokerage (Pershing, etc.) and RIA (Advent) systems, and will require market hours (5:30 am start time).  Strong in software such as SQL, VBA, Java, SSRS, SSIS, Informatica.  Great growth oppty and firm.  Can be perm or contract role.  Contact dave@dmstone.com

FINANCIAL SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR – LAW FIRM (dmsfinsystadm)  Prominent SF Financial District law firm is seeking an experienced law firm technology professional to be responsible for design, development, support and management of the firm’s accounting and business databases.  Requires thorough knowledge of Aderrant Expert, including development.  Also, heavy knowledge, prefer Powershell, MS Visual Studio.  Will supervise one application developer.  Contact dave@dmstone.com

PRIVATE BANKER WITH BOOK – PRESTIGIOUS BANK, PALO ALTO OFFICE (dmsprivbnkr)  Prominent California based bank is seeking an experienced banker who caters to the high net worth community in Silicon Valley.  Must have prior credit training, knowledge of jumbo mortgages, commercial lending, deposits and investments.  Series 7 and 66 licenses preferred (or may obtain after hire).  The Bank offers flexibility in growing one’s book, a first-year base salary during ramp-up, and a generous commission structure.  Culture is entrepreneurial and supportive, and highly customer focused.  Applicant should have a current book of around $75-100 million, mix of loans, deposits, investments, with main focus being on lending.  Will not inherit a book.  Please contact dave@dmstone.com

REGISTERED CLIENT SERVICE MANAGER – PRESTIGIOUS FIRM, PALO ALTO AND CENTURY CITY OFFICES (dmsCSMGR)  We’re looking for a registered Client Service Manager (FINRA Series 7/66 and 9/10 or 24) for a major private client brokerage group in both its Palo Alto and Century City offices.  Need experience developing 10-20 CSA staff, preferably from a wire house firm.   For more info, please contact dave@dmstone.com

Investment Management Attorney – San Francisco  (dmsIMAtty) Our client, a major law firm, is seeking an Associate to join the Investment Management practice in their dynamic San Francisco office. The ideal candidates will have at 3-6 years of experience in drafting and reviewing limited partnership agreements for hedge funds, venture capital funds and private equity funds from both the manager and investor perspective.   Candidates should also have experience in negotiating side letters with fund counsel.

Candidates must be self-starters who possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team. We require strong academic credentials, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to providing the highest quality client service. Candidates will work closely with experienced lawyers who will provide active mentoring and opportunities to assume increasing levels of responsibility and client contact.  Please contact dave@dmstone.com

PRIVATE BANKER WITH BOOK – PALO ALTO (dmspbbook)  We’re looking for a Private Banker for a top bank in its Palo Alto office.   Must have a book of $75-100MM, mostly mortgage & comm’l lending, plus deposits & investments.  Series 7/66 a +, or may obtain after hire.  Base salary for 1st year, generous commission plan.  Please contact dave@dmstone.com

INVESTMENT RESEARCH ANALYST/CFA – SF (dmsresanlst)  We’re looking for a Research Analyst/CFA for a premier buy-side firm in SF.  Initially will cover domestic equities & portfolio re-balancing.  Need CFA with 3-10 years of sell- or buy-side experience.  Base salary + discretionary + performance bonus.  Hours 7-4:30 or so.   Please contact dave@dmstone.com

INVESTMENT COMPLIANCE MANAGER – SF (dmscomplmgr)    We’re looking for an Investment Compliance Manager for a major financial firm in SF (or South Bay).  Will manage RIA compliance (plus B-D), also risk, controls, remediation, new product research.  FINRA 7/24/79 must be obtained w/in 1st 6 mos.  Prior staff management experience is not required.  Competitive salary and bonus range.  For more info, please contact dave@dmstone.com