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Data Analyst - Operations Investments - Bilingual (Eng/Spa)

Location : Miami (Aventura), FL
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Ascendo has a client located in Aventura FL, in search of a Data Analyst.


The candidate will perform Data Quality Assurance; turn project requirements into custom-formatted data reports. They should be able to review investors' daily transactions (purchases and sells transactions of investment securities)

Company is a boutique investment firm, focused on servicing High Net Worth Individuals, primarily from LATAM


They should also be able to analyze business procedures and recommend specific types of data that can be used to improve upon them. Cost Basis operations within the Corporate and Investment Banks at this company is seeking an entry-level Data Analyst to work within their Aventura FL office. The candidate will work within an existing group of Data Quality Assurance analysts performing various operational support functions for cost basis reporting.

The successful candidate will have some PC and analytical skills. Responsibilities for this position include the following:

  • Respond to requests to adjust transactions data and queries regarding transactional adjustments of basis

  • Collaboration with other departments to ensure that transactions are booked properly and are properly reflected in cost basis application

  • Reconciliation of cost basis exception reports versus books and records

  • Research of cost basis consequences for corporate actions through vendor, SEC filings, and company's websites to ensure proper adjustments for impacted holders

  • Provide support to address cost basis discrepancies for year-end tax reporting

  • Data entry of tax lot information into cost basis applications



  • Fully bilingual: English / Spanish

  • Basic understanding of basis reporting requirements for broker dealers 

  • Basic understanding on securities' transactions (buy/sell trade reports; stocks, bonds, mutual funds)

  • Basic understanding of the securities industry

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel

  • Familiarity with basic concepts on Cost Basis Reporting


Salary: $45k plus full benefits

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