Sr Analyst, Investment Performance Reporting - Advice & Wealth Management

Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary
Can discuss
Posted
Dec 06, 2021
Closes
Jan 05, 2022
Industry Sector
Investment Bank
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Job Description:

The Sr Analyst, Investment Performance Reporting role will play a key part with Advice & Wealth Management (AWM) performance reporting, including research, driving business requirements, and analytical reporting support for initiatives related to the investment performance reporting capabilities. This role will aid in developing and maintaining the infrastructure required to support ongoing performance reporting capabilities.

Responsibilities:

• In collaboration with other business units (e.g. products, technology, etc.) and vendors, execute on projects aimed at enhancing the quality of the performance data and improving the front-end experience for advisors and clients.
• Maintain an intake process for all questions/escalations related to performance data, calculations, and functionalities in performance reporting tools.
• Troubleshoot and correct inaccurate data in a timely manner.
• Maintain control-related testing across the various performance tools to ensure a single, cohesive approach to testing/audit protocols of reporting mechanisms and underlying data.
• Participate in the development of new and execution of existing department policies and procedures.
• Create training materials, and assist with training all parties that use performance data.
• In collaboration with other business units, participate in the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS) compliance verification for the composites of third party products on the Advisory Platform.
• Evaluate implications of upcoming and proposed industry guideline changes; propose and implement enhancements to the current processes as needed to ensure compliance with the guidelines.

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Finance, Statistics, Economics, Accounting or other quantitative discipline
• 5+ years of relevant experience in the financial services industry
• Reporting and analysis experience in a financial services organization (broker/dealer preferred)
• Conceptual and practical understanding of the various performance metrics, such as different money-weighted and time-weighted return methodologies, risk analytics, benchmarking, and asset allocation
• Understanding of inner-working of the transactional data that comprises metrics such as deposits, withdrawals, net contribution, investment income
• Experience working with performance measurement and portfolio accounting systems (e.g., Albridge, First Rate, Tegra118 (aka APL), Informa, Broadridge, Envestnet, Morningstar, FactSet)
• Strong communications skills, both oral and written, to interact with team, business partners, advisors, and senior management
• Ability to execute on small to medium scale projects with limited supervision
• Demonstrated experience in problem solving
• Organized, detail-oriented and extremely thorough
• Ability to work well under pressure or juggle multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment
• Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with vendors and across the organization

Preferred Qualifications:

• CIPM and/or CFA designation, or progress towards
• Understanding of GIPS and ability to apply the standards to performance calculations and representations
• Knowledge of practices and procedures of retail-oriented investment products and financial planning

 

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