Operational Due Diligence Analyst

Location
Tallahassee, Florida (US)
Salary
Hiring Range: $49,500 - $61,900
Posted
Jan 21, 2021
Closes
Feb 01, 2021
Industry Sector
Government
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

The SBA is currently seeking an Operational Due Diligence Analyst in our Risk Management & Compliance unit.  The Operational Due Diligence Analyst is responsible for reviewing and ensuring ongoing operational due diligence (ODD) on public and private external investment managers.  This includes ensuring that tasks geared toward compliance, risk identification, evaluation, measurement, monitoring and mitigation are performed accurately and timely.  The position identifies ways to improve processes and identifies areas of operational risk of external investment managers.  The position performs complex independent professional work with minimal supervision.  The Operational Due Diligence Analyst reports to the Director of Operational Due Diligence.

Other duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring that ODD is adequately conducted, evaluated and reviewed on public and private external investment managers
  • Maintaining the Florida Asset Manager Evaluation System (FLAME)
  • Evaluating and developing reports on External Manager Exposure
  • Collecting ODD Consultant Reports
  • Providing support for the ODD team and maintains current industry knowledge
  • Performing other duties as assigned

What you should have

 

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in finance, accounting, business, management information systems, mathematics, economics, or a related field and two years of related experience. Or any combination of education and/or experience equal to the minimum requirements.

Preferences

 

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate from the Florida State Board of Accountancy, Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credential
  • Experience with one or more of the following: operational due diligence, investment related compliance, auditing, or systems automation

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Knowledge of industry best practices for controls, policies, and procedures
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to effectively prioritize tasks, consistently produce accurate work, meet deadlines and to provide detailed documentation that supports processes and results
  • Strong computer literacy (with emphasis on MS Excel, database applications and reporting) and analytical skills (including attention to detail, accuracy and efficiency)
  • Skill in communicating effectively, both in writing and orally
  • Skill in monitoring and maintaining quality control standards
  • Skill in understanding business processes and identifying and assessing risk
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short-and long-range goals
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously and demonstrate flexibility necessitated by changing priorities
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions and to apply professional judgment in making decisions and taking action
  • Ability to exercise initiative and work independently
  • Inquisitive nature that leads to independent research

Travels frequently to various locations throughout the United States and internationally.  Involves work outside of normal business hours and working remotely to maintain contact with other external investment managers and maintains normal

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