Builds investment analytic capacity by centralizing key data collection of new and on-going investments, such as liquidity terms, holdings and performance details, and communications from fund managers.
Aides in designing, building and testing systems to automate investment data collection, analysis and reporting.
Interacts with multiple constituencies across the University as well as with external partners and audiences to complete collaborative tasks and resolve issues.
Prepares exhibits for use in presentations to the management team and Investment Committee.
Executes investment transactions for assigned portfolios such as processing all related wires through the custodian's electronic systems, or via hard copy; daily entry of transactions into the Office's database including accounting for capital calls, fees, stock and cash distributions, redemptions and purchases; and remedy discrepancies discovered through the reconciliation process.
Prepares valuation and activity reports which includes recording the receipt of audited financial statements; performing data entry on holdings, leverage, and other fund activity into database; prepares reports to submit to custodian and management; and support the University in the annual audit.
On-boards new investments by tracking compliance with the due diligence process; directs background checks, if applicable; secures original executed documentation; works with investment manager, comptroller's office, and custodian to establish new accounts and securities.
Focuses on a primary asset class, gaining exposure to various asset classes.
Supports facets of the investment process, including the monitoring of external investment specialists across asset classes.
Performs other related work as needed.â‹â‹
Mathematics, Accounting or Finance bachelor's degree.
A minimum of two years of experience in middle office financial or treasury operations in an audit firm or bank.
Work within a rigorous control environment.
Understand accounting standards and their application to an institutional multi-asset class portfolio.
Understand performance calculations and apply this understanding to new investment instruments and strategies.
Proactive problem-solving orientation.
Collaborate across functional teams.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Work independently, prioritize tasks, and understand the organization's goals and the impact of their function.
Keen interest in portfolio management and institutional investment issues.
Willingness and interest in expanding their knowledge of the investment process and capital markets.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, specifically advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills.
Quickly master Bloomberg, Backstop, and Northern Trust Passport systems.
Attention to detail.
Issue resolution skills.
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