DST Systems Associate Client Relations Specialist in Kansas City, Missouri

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Organizational Overview

While working at DST Financial Services, you will help our clients discover opportunities in the complexities associated with mounting inflows of data, rapid technological advancements, shifting regulatory change, rising security risks and increasing demands from their customers. Your job is to help our clients discover opportunity through technology, strategic advisory and business improvement solutions. You will work with some of the world’s leading Alternative Asset Managers, Asset Management Service Companies, Banking Companies, Broker-Dealers, Distribution Companies, Insurance Companies and Retirement Companies. Everyday our global offices in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States work together to master the complexity of the financial industry to transform the most challenging tasks into opportunity and competitive advantage.

Overview

The Client Relations team is looking for an Associate Client Relations Specialist to join their growing team! This associate will be a support resource to broker dealers and custodians who use DST’s products and services in the alternative investment market. This role will provide day to day client support but also take on projects to help identify operational and system improvements.

Responsibilities

Associate Client Relations Specialists are expected to demonstrate the ability to:

· Independently analyze, troubleshoot and resolve complex issues

· Communicate clearly and effectively with external clients and internal counterparts

· Generate ideas for new approaches to problem solving and alternative solutions

· Learn several business domains and their functions

· Work on multiple projects simultaneously

Qualifications

Required Skills:

o Bachelor’s degree, or 2 years equivalent work-related experience. 1 year business-related work experience in a customer service or industry-related position.

o Must possess strong knowledge of DST products, services, and service practices to provide superior customer service.

o Must possess strong knowledge of the clients’ business and culture in order to develop short- and long-range business plans for add-on business opportunities, services, and/or sales.

o Proven ability to successfully interact with various levels of client personnel, including middle to upper management

Desired Skills:

· Knowledge of alternative investments

· Knowledge of brokerage operations

· Proficient in Microsoft Access

· Familiarity with JIRA application

Location:

Kansas City Missouri

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.