Intermediate or Senior Investment Analytics Analyst (AAM)
Transamerica US - Cedar Rapids, IA

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Description and Qualifications

Company and Divisional Description: This position will be with AEGON Asset Management, the organization which oversees asset management for many of Transamerica's insurance and operating companies as well as third party clients. The global AEGON Asset Management organization has operations in Europe, the United States and Asia. Primary offices in the United States are located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Baltimore, Maryland. AEGON Asset Management and Transamerica are both part of the AEGON NV group of companies. The legal entities that comprise AEGON Asset Management US are AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC and AEGON USA Investment Management, LLC. AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC manages commercial real estate, commercial mortgage loans and other real estate related investments. AEGONUSA Investment Management, LLC, is a registered investment adviser that manages fixed income assets, including public bonds, private placements, derivatives and alternative investments.

Job and compensation levels depend upon a candidate’s qualifications including the extent of his/her relevant experience and other job related factors and will be determined by hiring supervisors/managers and HR. Please see below for the job description and qualifications, including prior experience, for each level. There is 1 opening in this department. Please identify which level you are applying for.


Intermediate or Senior Investment Analytics Analyst

will be part of the production team within the Data Management Organization and will be responsible for supporting analytics reporting to AAM and corporate customers. This role will act as a senior data analyst and will utilize their business analysis and technical skills to enhance the current analytics processes within AAM.

Specifically this resource will be expected to:
Participating as primary business subject matter expert on key analytics fields including but not limited to Duration, Key Rate Duration, Convexity, and Weighted Average Life across asset classes (including securities, derivatives, and mortgage loans)

Provide technical and business analysis skills to maintain and improve the current analytics process for month end reporting, as well as mid-month Analytics validations

Provide business analysis, technical, and customer service skills to complete analytics reporting and support daily production needs as required

Have excellent team and communication skills and be able to train other analyst within the Data Maintenance Organization on key analytics fields and processes for reporting

Support the Data Maintenance Organizations needs on projects as required

Act as support for new third party analytics reporting

Provide data mining capabilities to the Data Management Organization teams

Intermediate Level Qualifications:
Experience working with analytics fields or in a analytical data role strongly preferred

Bachelors Degree, preferably in Finance or related field.

3+ years experience in the institutional securities industry with working knowledge of fixed income products and investment processes

3+ years of Investment Data Management is preferred

Markit EDM experience preferred

Process improvement experience preferred

Strong leadership skills are required

Highly developed analytical, problem solving, organizational, and communication skills are required

Thorough understanding of databases and/or investment trading systems and processes. Working knowledge of how data flows within the Investments Division is preferred.

Ability to work independently and on several assignments simultaneously is required

Expert knowledge of desktop tools such as MS Word, Excel, and Access is required

Additional Senior Level Qualifications:
CFA preferred

6+ years experience in the institutional securities industry with working knowledge of fixed income products and investment processes

6+ years of Investment Data Management is preferred

SQL experience is required

An advanced degree and appropriate professional certifications is preferred

How to Apply: To apply for this position, please follow the online application process. Be sure to fully complete the form and include your resume. If you experience technical problems during the application process, please email


Equal Employment Opportunity: Transamerica Life Insurance Company (Realty Advisors, LLC) is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws. Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please inform the Human Resources department if you need assistance completing any forms, or to otherwise participate in the application process.


Investments/Asset Management

Primary Location

US-IA-Cedar Rapids


Transamerica US


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