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Senior Investment Operations Analyst

Public School Retirement Systems of Missouri
Saint Louis, Missouri (US)
$93,500 - $130,300 annually, commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
Mar 15, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Government, Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Be a part of the investment operations team behind an award winning, world-class institutional investment program with invested assets of approximately $56 billion as of December 31, 2023.


PSRS/PEERS is the largest defined benefit pension plan in Missouri with more than 311,000 members. We work in partnership with Missouri public school districts to provide retirement security for Missouri’s public school teachers and education employees through lifetime monthly service retirement benefits, as well as disability and death benefits.

The primary focus of our investment program is to achieve an annual return of at least 7.3% over long periods of time. We attempt to reduce overall portfolio risk by diversifying into several asset classes including both public and private investments spanning both domestic and international markets.

The PSRS/PEERS investment program is well respected and recognized within the industry. Multiple members of the PSRS/PEERS investment team have been named to Institutional Investor’s Rising Stars list, and our Chief Investment Officer has been named to Trusted Insight’s list of Top Pension Chief Investment Officers. In 2023, PSRS/PEERS was named one of the “Best Places to Work in Money Management” by Pensions and Investments magazine.

Our 169 employees work out of two locations – our main office in Jefferson City, Missouri, and a smaller office in St. Louis, Missouri. Our Jefferson City office is located on the city’s west side and is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Many positions have scheduling flexibility within those hours and the opportunity to telecommute part of the week. Our recently remodeled building provides state-of-the-art technology and security, with comfortable, ergonomic working spaces and collaborative areas throughout the building. Employees enjoy ample on-site parking and a flexible, family friendly work environment.


About the Job

As a Senior Investment Operations Analyst, you will use your experience and expertise to provide extensive support to our Investment and Accounting Departments to help the staff, management and Board of Trustees stay informed about investment activities and performance. You will perform a variety of analyses, maintain records and provide administrative support.

Our Senior Investment Operations Analyst assists with the investment operations of our private credit and private equity investment portfolios to determine that all market values, returns and fees are fairly stated.

In addition, they produce performance and risk exposure reporting for the private credit investment portfolio and perform investment management fee and incentive fee recalculations for private credit investments, developing working relationships with our investment managers and general partners.

This position also oversees private risk investment cash flow processing to ensure the approval of private equity, private credit and real estate capital calls and distributions via the custodian bank’s online system in a timely manner.

Our Senior Investment Operations Analyst reports to the Investment Operations Manager. Some overnight travel may be required.


Job Requirements

Candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a closely related field. Investment or accounting experience demonstrating progressive responsibility is preferred, as is registration as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).


Benefits of Working for PSRS/PEERS

Our employees enjoy a robust Health Savings Account (HSA) program, vision and dental insurance, and membership in a defined benefit pension plan with lifetime retirement benefits and five-year vesting.

We offer three weeks of paid vacation and three weeks of sick leave per year to start, and 12 paid holidays each year.

Tuition assistance is available. Professional development and ongoing training are encouraged. Exemplary employees may be selected to participate in our leadership program.

Company-wide events are held both on-site and off-site, and our employee fund coordinates activities and participation in charitable campaigns.

We are an innovative and results-oriented organization dedicated to the financial security of our members. We take pride in providing exceptional service to both our members and our employer community. We are committed to developing the talents of our staff in an environment of mutual respect, diversity of thought and transparency

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