Manager, Investment Accounting Operations

Woodbury, Minnesota
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Sep 29, 2016
Nov 28, 2016
Job Type
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Career Level
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The Manager of Investment Accounting Operations is responsible for leading a team of investment professionals. Job duties include, performing, overseeing, and reviewing trade activities, trade settlement activities, cash activities, and other investment activities and controls within the investment systems and department.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and manage operational activities for securities and mortgage investment systems.

  • Perform investment system set up and review for new securities/derivatives purchased, including corporate action analysis and processing.

  • Upload and/or review internal and external cash flows and assumptions for structured and impaired securities.

  • Act as a back up to operations staff for cash match, trade settlement, and investment system close activities.

  • Provide quality service and effective operational support for all internal and external business partners (trading staff, broker/dealers, custodians, investment reporting and administration).

  • Coach and develop staff to broaden their knowledge and drive efficiencies and value added skills.

  • Monitor investment holdings and transactions based upon GAAP and Statutory requirements.

  • Maintain internal controls over investment operations required by Sarbanes-Oxley legislation.

Required skills/experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field or equivalent work experience in investment operations.

  • 5+ years' experience in investment operations or trade settlement and previous supervisory or work direction experience required.

  • Knowledge of trade settlement practices and procedures.

  • Knowledge of securities accounting and reporting required by SEC, NAIC, and IRS rules and regulations.

  • Demonstrated ability to actively interface well with a variety of internal and external business partners.

  • Strong analytical and research, skills.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication and organizational skills.

  • Experience with PAM for Investments, PAM for Mortgages, Microsoft Excel and Access, and Bloomberg a plus.