Investment Support Analyst/NAV Controller

Location CONNECTICUT, UNITED STATES
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Asset Management

Job Purpose

The Investment Support Analyst will provide portfolio control and investment support services, acting as a point of contact for Fund Managers and external parties for middle and back office matters.

Key Accountabilities 

Perform daily position and cash reconciliations between multiple systems

Daily support of operational issues related to break resolutions, including liaising with custodians and fund administrators

Oversight and control of corporate actions, with a specific focus of impact on FX/XCCY and interest rate hedges

Assist Fund Managers on Investment Support tasks on a daily basis (oversight of FX hedges, oversight of morning cash forecast, control of CDS exposures)

Ensure the on-going quality and accuracy of performance reporting

Participate in the creation of and modifications to portfolios, new types of instruments and new operational procedures including liaising with IT and Product Engineering

Perform relevant NAV (Net Asset Value) validation on specific portfolios to make sure the NAV prices produced by the fund accountant are correct. This may include checks of all Portfolio Data: positions, transactions, cash monitoring, forward FX P&L

Role Requirements

Education/Qualifications

Minimum of a BA/BS degree in finance or related field

Experience

3-5 year’s relevant experience in back office or client service roles within Asset Management

Knowledge and Skills

In-depth knowledge of financial instruments and good understanding of the Asset Management industry

Good Excel skills, advanced skills (VBA & macro) would be preferable

Experience with SimCorp Dimension, Advent Geneva would be a plus

Fluent in English

Competencies

Strong quantitative/analytical skills

Autonomous, responsible, flexible and collaborative. Must be a strong team player

Able to work with time constraints, organized and efficient and able to handle multiple tasks simulations

Excellent written and oral communication, ability to interact with people from different levels within the organization

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers

We are an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meet their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk management we have become one of the largest asset managers in Europe, managing €746bn in assets as of the end of 2017. We employ about 2,400 people around the world and operate out of 21 countries.

We are proud to foster a high-performance culture, which means that we seek to recruit and retain people who are not only technically-skilled but also globally-minded, innovative and able to leverage their unique perspectives and life experiences to support our success as a company.

AXA IM is committed to building an inclusive culture, valuing diversity and supporting the career progression of all employees.