Middle Office Investment Operations Analyst

at Global Atlantic Financial Group
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

**We are still hiring and interviewing for this position. We are conducting interviews over video. Our employees can voluntarily return to our office, and we are fully supporting remote work throughout the end of 2020.**

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Global Atlantic is one of the fastest growing companies in the Life and Annuity industry. We are focused on the U.S. retirement and life insurance markets with a broad range of annuities and life insurance options, as well as reinsurance solutions. Our success is based on competitive and innovative product designs, leading investment management and integrated risk management, along with highly experienced leadership. 

Global Atlantic is looking for a diverse team of talented people who support our culture of collaboration and innovation. Our unique entrepreneurial culture encourages all employees to assume significant levels of responsibility. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us!

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Middle Office Investment Operations Analyst will help support $70bn+ in assets across various asset classes, including real estate, credit, derivatives, specialty finance, and alternatives. The Investment Operations Analyst will focus on supporting these asset classes through a variety of functions outlined below:

  • Develop a broad understanding of all asset classes invested in by Global Atlantic
  • Work with the Investment and Ops team to streamline processes in Aladdin
  • Use VBA to create macros and metrics to make daily tasks in Aladdin more efficient
  • Develop a deep understanding of the technology solutions Global Atlantic uses to manage assets, and identify opportunities to improve them
  • Perform position management to account for lifecycle events on assets
  • Identify areas of operational inefficiency and implement improvements
  • Compile and analyze metrics and management reporting

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree with 1-3 years of relevant experience preferred (for recent college graduates, bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting, or a related field)
  • Experience and in-depth knowledge of BlackRock Aladdin a plus
  • Understanding of Fixed Income asset classes and derivatives instruments.
  • Interest in finance/investments, with basic accounting knowledge. Interest in operational, accounting, and legal aspects of investments.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skill set
  • Ability to work with Portfolio Managers and senior management
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work in a fast paced, team environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point, Word, VBA and Visio experience a plus)

At Global Atlantic, enjoy a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, with a focus on pay equity and flexibility. We are proud to support work/life balance with flexible work arrangements that meet individual and business needs. A casual dress code, above-average paid time off, parental and military leave, adoption assistance and tuition reimbursement are just a few of the extra perks that make Global Atlantic a great place to work. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs. 

In Boston we actively partner with the Cradles to Crayons, Stand Up2 Cancer, Let’s Get Ready, the Salvation Army and many other volunteer organizations in Boston area. Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family. 

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels like they can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws. We encourage qualified applicants from all demographics to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

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