Investment Operations Associate / Securities Analyst

  • Location
    Newark , New Jersey
  • Salary
    $36.10/Hour
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary

Our client, a well-known Fortune 500 company, is urgently seeking Investment Operations Associates/ Securities Analysts to join their team in Newark, NJ. This is a contract position expected to last until April 2018 (possibly up to one year).

If you are interested in the position and meet the below qualifications, please apply today!

Operations Associates/Securities Analysts will provide operational support to client's investment business. This includes but is not limited to daily cash and asset reconciliations as well as open dialogue with the portfolio managers and relevant internal and external business partners.

Job responsibilities include:

- Reconciling cash on a daily basis between internal systems
- Reconciling holdings on a monthly basis between internal systems and with the Accounting Agent or Custodian for each fund.
- Reconciling Net Asset Values on a monthly basis between the internal systems and with the accounts official NAV source.
- Independently researching and resolving cash and asset related discrepancies.
- Proactively communicating issues to relevant business partners.
- Assuming ownership for operational issues that are raised and providing resolution in a manner that considers the impact to other operational areas.
- Anticipating issues that may adversely affect the operational support of the funds and taking action to reduce the risk of occurrences.
- Cultivating both internal and external relationships to ensure proper service levels are achieved for each fund supported.
- Developing an understanding of Fixed Income products in order to increase service levels.
- Writing operational procedures
- Training new members within the unit.

Requirements include:
- Degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or Business preferred.
- Strong knowledge of fixed income products, investment strategies and derivatives.
- 5 years of previous experience in accounting or custody operations.
- Experience with Systems, PAM, Aladdin and Bloomberg.
- Strong knowledge of excel.
- Some knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley / Audit controls, a plus
- Proven ability to develop and cultivate relationships across all staff levels.
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
- Self-motivation and ability to work within a team environment.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Interested applicants must have the flexibility to work shifts between 7:00am - 8:00pm and work overtime during peak periods.

Pay Rate: $36.10 per hour.

EOE

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