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Trust Department Accountant - Boston, MA

Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Trust Operations, this Trust Accountant position will have two primary responsibilities, as well as significant department support duties.  The first responsibility will be our Day Pitney (DP) trust family relationship facilitator and the second portion of the job will be that of a Trust Ops trade specialist.  True experience in the following Trust Department SEI products is required:  Trust3000, CSS Workstation, On-Demand, CConnect, and Enhance Client Reporting/Compliance platform.  The position will also require the support of other department member’s tasks and responsibilities.    


Job Responsibilities:  

Candidate will have two primary responsibilities within the Day Pitney Trust Department:


Trust Family Facilitator – Working with key ICD Trust Administration personnel (attorneys, paralegals and staff) throughout the Firm, the facilitator will ensure that all trust accounts can have detailed, colored trust reports on demand for upcoming family meetings.  Facilitator will also work on the transition of new trusts onto and departing the SEI system.  This means working directly with DP Trustee and their team, outside investment management team/custodian, and Trust Ops team to ensure a smooth transition.  Detailed knowledge of SEI’s ECR and Compliance products a must. 

Position also requires candidate to work on Trust Investment Profiles (TIPs) for each trust that DP serves as trustee.  Familiarity of asset allocation, diversification and rebalancing trust portfolios is highly recommended.   

Trust Department Equity & Fixed Income Trade Co-Processor – Working under the direct supervision of the Trust Department’s senior trader, this job will require placing trades onto SEI’s Trade Order system, settling trades, working with outside investment advisors, as well as our DP Trustees and trade support team. Experience with a Trust trade system, preferably SEI’s TOE system, preferred.

Candidate will also have secondary responsibilities within the Department as follows:

Fee Processing - Position requires candidate to work directly with Trust Director and main fee processor on certain aspects of fee processing including: assigning fee schedules to new accounts, aggregation of fees for family related accounts, discounting fees and periodic fee surveys.

Other Duties Will Include:

Support and back-up of the other various trust positions within the Department.  Training will be provided.  These include deposits/receipts, balancing, check processing, account splits, promissory note processing and support of tax accountant during tax season (Jan-May).

Position Requirements:

Interpersonal skills necessary in order to train a diverse section of system end users.  Providing important information through effective communication with patience, courtesy and tact.

Applicant must have significant experience with the SEI Trust 3000 accounting system and related SEI web-based software.  Minimum three years’ experience.

Significant exposure within a trust department at a law firm or bank environment required.  Minimum three years’ experience.

A strong, confident, working knowledge of Excel software is strongly required.  Not recommended but required.

Must possess confident personal computer skills and be comfortable working within a Windows environment.  Proficient word processing skills also required.  A solid grasp of Microsoft’s Outlook or equivalent Email system, also required.

Ability to organize and to prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints will be necessary.

Work occasionally requires more than 35 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position.  Willingness to work extended hours during various hectic periods throughout the year.  These hours would be paid overtime. 

Operates office equipment, including copiers, personal computer, 10-key calculator and .pdf scanner required.