Investment Operations Analyst

Finance Chicago, Illinois Indianapolis, Indiana


Description

Position at Group1001

Group1001 is a consumer-centric, technology-driven family of insurance companies on a mission to deliver outstanding value and operational performance by combining financial strength and stability with deep insurance expertise and a can-do culture. Group1001’s culture emphasizes the importance of collaboration, communication, core business focus, risk management, and striving for outcomes. This goal extends to how we hire and onboard our most valuable assets – our employees.

Job Summary:

The Investment Operations Analyst will be responsible for a variety of daily activities including trade processing of investments, cash processing of investment activity including principal & interest payments.  This role reports to the Vice President, Investment Reporting. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure security master files are setup correctly on the investments within each portfolio.
  • Process mortgage loan servicing activity. Records all activity and calculates the earnings related to all mortgage loan activities. 
  • On a monthly basis, loading prices and cashflows into the investment accounting system.
  • Perform position reconciliations between the investment accounting system, trading system, and custodians.
  • Assist with the ongoing maintenance of an investment data warehouse, which is used to assure the accuracy and timeliness of reporting the investment results.
  • Creating various tasks and ad hoc requests.

 
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in investment accounting or finance; CPA and/or CFA is a plus.
  • Minimum 2-4 years investment operations experience, preferably in the financial services or insurance industry.
  • Working knowledge of CAMRA or PAM applications is preferred.
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills, and ability to clearly articulate complex information to others.
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and issues within and related to operational activities, and ability to meet strict deadlines and multi-task are a must.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office and PC applications.
  • Team oriented individual with ability to work well with diverse groups in multiple location