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Analyst, SPV Operations

Brookfield Asset Management, Inc
Toronto, Canada
Closing date
May 27, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Brookfield Place - 181 Bay Street

Business - Reinsurance

Brookfield's publicly traded Reinsurance business, Brookfield Reinsurance Partners Ltd., is a newly formed division of Brookfield focused on providing capital-based solutions to insurance companies and their stakeholders. Brookfield Reinsurance is positioned to act as a strong, long-term partner to the insurance sector, with a primary focus on the life, annuity and pension market in North America and Europe. The business provides annuity-based reinsurance products to insurance and reinsurance companies and also acts as a direct issuer of pension risk transfer products for pension plan sponsors. In doing so, the business seeks to match long-duration liabilities with a portfolio of high-quality investments in order to generate attractive, risk-adjusted returns.

Brookfield Culture

Brookfield has a unique and dynamic culture. We seek team members who have a long-term focus and whose values align with our Attributes of a Brookfield Leader: Entrepreneurial, Collaborative and Disciplined. Brookfield is committed to the development of our people through challenging work assignments and exposure to diverse businesses.

Job Description

Analyst, SPV Operations

Brookfield Corporation (NYSE/TSX: BN) is focused on deploying its capital on a value basis and compounding it over the long term. This capital is allocated across its three core pillars of asset management, insurance solutions and its operating businesses.

Position Summary:

The Analyst, SPV Operations will be a key member of Brookfield Reinsurance's growing team and will report to our Manager, SPV Operations. The role will also have a high degree of interaction with the Vice-President, Investment Operations and other members of the investment team, working directly with them in support of the expansion of BNRE's investment portfolio. This role provides a highly motivated individual with a solid foundation and exposure to a progressive and dynamic career within Brookfield Reinsurance. The role will be based in Brookfield's Toronto offices at Brookfield Place.

  • SPV support/administration:
  • Conduct reconciliation of cash and positions, ensuring alignment between our records and administrators.
  • Support trade settlement and life-cycle management across various asset types.
  • Review waterfall calculations and engage with administrators for collaborative review.
  • Treasury functions including liquidity/cash management, wire/transfer payments, and callback process.
  • Liaise with external service providers to support end to end processes related to Loan Administration
  • Collaborate with investment accounting team on month-end close cycle.
  • Support onboarding and KYC process with borrowers and trading counterparties.
  • Conduct legal documentation review, including credit agreements and other financial documentation.
  • Work and communicate directly with various teams including investment, legal, accounting.
  • Collaborate with technology services for integration and process enhancement, while actively participating in system implementation projects for ongoing process improvements
  • Liaise with external service providers to support end to end processes related to Loan Administration, Risk Analytics, Investment Accounting and Derivative management.
  • Support onboarding and KYC process with borrowers and trading counterparties.
  • Develop dashboards and regular reporting for senior management, portfolio managers, risk and legal functions including investment compliance, risk, performance and other ad-hoc needs.
  • Participate in system implementation and process improvement projects as required.
  • Various special duties and projects as assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements:
  • 2-3 years of experience: CPA/CFA/CAIA designation is preferred.
  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, economics, or other relevant fields is required.
  • Insurance sector experience and knowledge of insurance requirements is an asset.
  • Working knowledge of trade life-cycle processes within Investment Operations / Middle Office related to alternative asset classes, private investments and fixed income.
  • Proficient in various settlement and reconciliation processes.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, and other office applications (i.e.: Power BI, VBA); experience with other technical software is advantageous.
  • Thorough and meticulous with extreme focus on details.
  • Self-motivated and proactive with the ability to operate independently.
  • Team-oriented with a commitment to shared success.
  • Superior communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop collaborative relationships at all levels.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities to meet internal and external deadlines.
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity.
Brookfield is committed to maintaining a Positive Work Environment that is safe and respectful; our shared success depends on it. Accordingly, we do not tolerate workplace discrimination, violence or harassment.

Brookfield is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Should you require a Human Rights Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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