Are you a detail-oriented financial enthusiast looking to join a dynamic team? As an ISG Middle Office Analyst, you'll be the driving force behind seamless trade support, portfolio rebalancing, and client service within the investment portfolios. With a knack for precision and an eye for innovation, you'll master collateral management, uphold regulatory compliance, and play a pivotal role in enhancing team efficiency. Your expertise in reconciliation and communication will be key in resolving challenges while maintaining a professional edge. Join us to shape the future of finance alongside a community of excellence-driven individuals, where your growth is our priority.
1. Addressing Trade Challenges: By engaging with clients, the front office, and brokers, you'll monitor and resolve trade issues and inquiries, ensuring seamless operations.
2. Upholding Rigorous Controls: Enforcing ISG's SOC 1 and SOX control procedures to maintain the highest standards of data integrity and security.
3. Mastering Collateral Management: Executing collateral management processes meticulously, you'll ensure accuracy, completeness, and timeliness.
4. Regulatory Compliance Guardian: Reviewing investment activity, you'll ensure adherence to ISG's internal control framework and regulatory obligations.
5. Wiring Success: Overseeing wires and funding activity, you'll keep the financial gears turning smoothly.
6. Continuous Process Enhancement: Collaborating with senior management, you'll contribute to refining processes, enhancing team efficiency, and fostering innovation.
7. Reconciliation Expertise: Assisting the Investment Accounting team, you'll reconcile positions and transactions, enhancing operational accuracy.
8. Smooth Onboarding: Participating in client, assets, or portfolio onboarding events, you'll contribute to seamless transitions.
9. Portfolio Rebalancing Support: Assisting in portfolio rebalancing trade activities to optimize portfolio performance.
10. Project Participation: Engaging in projects and initiatives alongside the Middle Office team to drive operational excellence.
Qualifications and Experience:
– Education Edge: Possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University/College, preferably with a major in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Information Systems.
– Industry Insight: Bring 2-5 years of valuable experience within the investment management/asset management sector, including internships.
– Attention to Detail: Exhibit a meticulous nature, excellent organization, and the ability to exercise sound judgment.
– Back Office Advantage: Any previous experience in middle or back office operations is a noteworthy bonus.
– Communication Maven: Skillfully communicate to resolve issues, mitigating risk while maintaining professionalism.
– Financial Instruments Familiarity: Proficiency in handling physical settlements, repurchase agreements, bank loans, CLOs, and primary market deal settlements.
– Tech Savviness: Showcase proficiency in a range of technology tools including Bloomberg, Excel, VBA, SQL, CTM, DTCC Alert, and SWIFT.
– Collaborative Spirit: Thrive both as an independent contributor and an indispensable team player.
– Eager Learner: Rapidly acquire new knowledge, bolstered by exceptional organizational skills and an unwavering attention to detail.
– Articulate Communicator: Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills to foster effective collaboration.