The Mather Group IT Systems Analyst - Chicago, IL

ABOUT THE MATHER GROUP

The Mather Group is one of the fastest-growing independent, fee-only registered investment advisory firms in the country, offering comprehensive financial planning services with clients’ best interests in mind. We find the most cost-effective investment strategies, and clients pay only for our expert advice—no commissions, no product fees and no hidden fees. 

OUR INDUSTRY'S CHALLENGE & OUR SOLUTION

Across our industry, only 3.8% of financial advisors are obligated to put their clients’ best interests first. What the average investor doesn’t realize is that most advisors hold brokerage licenses that allow them to put their firm's interests ahead of the client's. They aren’t legally obligated to act in the client’s best interest and can sell investment products for commissions.

The Mather Group is a registered investment advisor with a fiduciary duty to our clients. That means we have a legal obligation to always act in their best interest. When clients chose TMG, there are no conflicts about where their money is held or how it’s managed.

What we're doing differently is educating investors on what the fiduciary responsibility really means, at a time when it's more important than ever.

WE'VE MADE COMPELLING PROGRESS 

  • $1.5 Billion in assets under management
  • Four offices in established markets: Chicago, Houston, Dallas and Atlanta
  • 40 staff members and growing
  • Named to Barron’s Top Advisor List (2016, 2017)
  • Named to Financial Times Top Advisers List (2016, 2017, 2018)

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

As an IT Systems Analyst, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Assisting in maintaining 3rd party technology data integrations
  • Assisting in new employee on-boarding, account creation, and workstation procurement
  • Supporting and maintaining data integrity within firm database
  • Assisting and troubleshooting employee’s internal system and application issues
  • Assisting in the maintenance of proof-of-concepts and prototype solutions and assisting in any assessment of their viability and scalability. Building robust systems focusing on long-term and ongoing maintenance and support
  • Transitioning of existing organizations or project teams in accomplishing the organizations goals and objectives through improved use of automated processes, Including necessary integration of systems, processes and tasks
  • Coordinating with various areas of Operations, Trading, Sales, Tax, and Senior Management to build business requirements, procedures and processes
  • Establishing and continually updating internal process documentation and technical solutions
  • Managing and maintaining internal telephony system
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 1-2 years of professional experience working in technology/operational role with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal; must be able to diffuse conflict diplomatically
  • Excellent time management and interpersonal skills, with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Solid understanding of systems and databases used within the firm
  • Preferred experience in Salesforce, RingCentral, and Box
  • Strong track record of achievement and meeting/exceeding ambitious targets.
  • Flexible and able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment

The Mather Group is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds.

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