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Investment Operations Analyst

Company: Bestchamber
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Salary: $61,000.00 - $79,000.00 Annually Finance & Insurance INVESTMENT OPERATIONS ANALYST Hello!Are you looking for a career where you can give back to those who have supported you? Have a favorite teacher orsnowplow driver who helped you through a storm or maybe a State Trooper that let you off with a warning? If so, there is a good chance they are a PERA member. Colorado PERA provides retirement benefits for Colorado State Employees, like many teachers, snowplow drivers and State Troopers. Come join the team and give back to those who have helped you.JOB SUMMARYThis position is responsible for providing process specialization to support to the day-to-day-operations in investments; reconciling activity and administering changes between the portfolio management system, order management system, and custodian bank.IDEAL CANDIDATEOur ideal candidate has a financial services background with strong analytical and problem solving skills. We are looking for a motivated team player who is collaborative and consistently looking to expand their knowledge. The ability to work effectively while managing multiple priorities and maintaining a positive attitude is a must. Our ideal candidate has a passion for the industry and for providing excellent client service to both internal and external clients.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assists in reviewing data related to investment decisions
  • Applies rules and regulations related to investment decisions
  • Reconciles and administers changes to the Portfolio Management Accounting System (Portia) to the custodian bank for data integrity on a daily and monthly basis in a timely manner
  • Performs security setups and processes, reviews, and submits trades within the LongView Trading System (LVTS) and Portia to ensure accuracy and timely settlement, in accordance to internal and external regulations and policies
  • Monitors trade matching and confirmations for internally-managed portfolios
  • Processes stock splits, dividends, exchanges, and other corporate actions according to internal and external regulations and policies
  • Projects cash activity as required for specific asset classes
  • Serves as a liaison between brokers, internal traders, portfolio managers, and the custodian bank
  • Updates and configures broker and settlement information in external foreign currency and trade matching systems
  • Cross-trains and cross-covers Investment Operations' desks for contingency backup and knowledge growth
  • Participates in User Acceptance Testing for system implementations and upgrades
  • Maintains regular and prompt attendance in the workplace
  • Carries out other duties as assignedQUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or closely-related field; one to three years of Investment Operations or Investment Accounting experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Knowledge of investment instruments and investment related software such as Bloomberg, FXall, Omgeo OASYS and CTM
    • Knowledge of information systems and MS Office Suite
    • Quality orientation and attention to detail
    • Effective oral, written, and presentation communication skills
    • Ability to work effectively both independently and with others in a team environmentWORKING CONDITIONS
      • Standard office environment with constant computer operation, and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy and printer machine.HYBRID WORK OPTION
        • Opportunity to work from home up to four -days per week. Eligibility dependent upon factors detailed in PERA's Work from Home Policy.JOB DESCRIPTION DISCLAIMER:This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of an employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or new ones may be assigned with or without notice.Unfortunately, at this time, we cannot consider candidates that require sponsorship (now or in the future), or are located outside of the US.INTERESTED CANDIDATESComplete the employment application online at . Please have copies of your resume and cover letter available to upload. Please review the following questions. You will be asked for a response to these as part of your application:
          • Why are you interested in this position? Why do you think your skills and/ or experiences would make you successful in this position?
          • Describe a specific situation when your listening skills helped you communicate better.
          • Describe a task or project that you completed that required a very high level of accuracy and thoroughness. What steps did you take to ensure both were achieved?
          • Describe your career progression and how you believe this position would contribute to your career goals.ABOUT COLORADO PERAAs Colorados largest public pension plan, we are committed to providing retirement and other benefits to more than 600,000 current and former teachers, State Troopers, corrections officers, snowplow drivers, and many other public employees who provide valuable service to all of Colorado.We hire exceptional employees and invest in their growth and development. We are passionate about our work and committed to serving our members by delivering quality customer service, sound investment decisions, and education programs. Our culture is built on the core values of integrity and accountability, excellence and initiative, collaboration, and engagement. We value diverse perspectives and promote an inclusive culture, recognizing that our people are our primary asset. We provide a healthy work-life balance and a culture where excellence is rewarded. At PERA, your work makes a difference every day.At PERA, you will earn more than just a paycheck- our total rewards package is focused on wellbeing. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan including Health, Dental and Vision coverage, with eligibility for most plans being the first of the month following the date of hire. We offer a generous paid time off plan as well as paid volunteer hours, PERAs defined benefit plan, 401(k) and 457 defined contribution plans (including employer match on the 401(k), as applicable), tuition assistance, on-the-job training, free access to an on-site fitness center, free on-site parking or RTD subsidy, and more. PERA is also a Public Service Loan Forgiveness qualifying employer. For more information, please visit .Position Title: Investment Operations Analyst
            Division: Investment Operations
            Reports to: Investment Operations Manager
            Job Status: Full Time, Exempt
            Salary: $61,000 - $79,000 annually, commensurate with experience
            Posting Date: 5/19/2023 - 6/11/2023

Keywords: Bestchamber, Denver , Investment Operations Analyst, Professions , Denver, Colorado

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