Investment Analyst – Investment Analyst – Securities Lending/Cash – Downtown Columbus, Ohio

Columbus, Ohio
range of $87,568 - $109,470.40 annually with benefit opportunities
Jul 05, 2022
Aug 04, 2022
Employment Type
Full Time

Investment Analyst – Investment Analyst – Securities Lending/Cash – Downtown Columbus, Ohio

Are you an investments professional that has an interest in working for one of the nation’s top-tier investment firms? If so, we may have your next career move!

At the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), a 60-person investment staff manages a $100 billion portfolio of diversified assets across public and private markets. Our division works to ensure the long-term financial health of the Plan, which benefits over one million Ohioans who have dedicated their careers to public service. We are seeking an Investment Analyst to join our Securities Lending/Cash team. You will work inside a trading room, with one of the most innovative securities lending desks, be exposed to daily changes and learn about multiple markets. No two days are alike!

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What you’ll do

 Develop short-term markets and actively participates in the management of short-term portfolios.

 Be the contact for broker community for securities lending trading of Treasuries, Agencies, MBS securities, and Corporate Bonds

 Track securities lending performance with systems available internally and externally, and with the securities lending agent.

 Participates in the implementation of enhancements to the securities lending program.

 And much more!


What you’ll bring

 A bachelor's degree is required with a master's or MBA being preferred

 At least 3 years of investments experience

 Must be proficient with basic to intermediate experience with Internet Web Browsers (e.g., Edge or Chrome) and MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word and Excel)

 The CFA or CAIA is strongly preferred

 The ability to become licensed as a State Retirement System Investment Officer (SRSIO) within six month of hire and to abide by the OPERS Personal Trading Policy is required


What makes you successful in this role

 Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills

 Ability to function in small and large groups while building strong working relationships both internally and externally

 Develop a thorough understanding of current investment activities and investment terminology

 Strong collaboration skills


What we offer

 A collaborative, team-oriented atmosphere with an opportunity to work with other areas of our Investments team

 A competitive target salary range of $87,568 - $109,470.40 / annually with opportunity to participate in the OPERS Incentive Compensation Program

 Professional growth through development opportunities and continuing education

 Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability and life insurance

 Pension with 457(b) company match opportunity

 Onsite fitness center, cafeteria and free onsite, covered parking

 Generous time off accruals and 12 paid holidays per year


Application deadline information

 We are accepting applications through Wednesday, July 29, or until filed. Please the read OPERS Personal Trading Policy prior to applying. All applicants must be able to abide by the policy in order to be considered for employment.


Who we are

Since 1935, OPERS has provided security and peace of mind to Ohio's retired public workers and their families by offering retirement, disability, and survivor benefits programs for public employers. Our office is in downtown Columbus, minutes from the historic German Village neighborhood and the bustling Short North District. Columbus is a city that never stops innovating, thriving, or shaping tomorrow. Those attributes align perfectly with our core values. At OPERS, we never stop working for our members and investing in their futures.

As OPERS associates, we make a difference in our members’ lives from the moment they join the Plan, throughout their careers and well into retirement. When you join the OPERS family, you'll become part of a dynamic, diverse community that shares a passion for serving others. And you’ll become a member too - the work we do as OPERS associates directly impacts our own futures.

Build your career by joining the largest state pension fund in Ohio which proudly serves over 700,000 public employees and retirees. Benefit from a competitive Total Rewards Package that includes access to financial and personal wellness tools and resources. Be part of a dynamic, diverse community that shares a passion for serving others. Apply today!

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