Guggenheim’s investment management business has experienced tremendous growth internally and through acquisitions and is expecting continued growth. The Portfolio Administration & Reconciliation Analyst is responsible for ensuring that cash and positions across assigned portfolios are accurate on a daily basis. In addition to ensuring that all positions are updated across assigned portfolios, the Analyst is required to develop a working understanding of the entire portfolio and answer questions from Client Service representatives.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Ensure that all cash and positions are reconciled accurately, efficiently and on a timely basis.
Perform daily reconciliations to ensure that the portfolio management and investment accounting systems accurately reflect investment positions and cash levels. Required to communicate and work with internal and external parties in order to resolve any exceptions.
Ensure that all positions are accurate and reconciled with custodians and other external parties as well as across multiple internal systems including BlackRock Solutions, Wall Street Office, e-PAM, Sophis, TriResolve and others as needed.
Assist with implementing and monitoring formal processes that ensure reconciliation processes meet standards established by internal and external auditors including SAS 70 procedures.
Assist the Team Leaders with review of Associate level team member’s daily responsibilities.
Assist with internal/external ad hoc requests.
Pro-actively work to develop processes and procedures related to the assigned portfolios.
Candidate must have an undergraduate degree with at least 4 years experience in financial services operations. Ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of proven experience in reconciliation processes for investment management firms.
Must have a strict attention to detail while able to prioritize issues appropriately.
Organized, detail oriented and extremely thorough while having the confidence and communication skills to ensure work processes are completed accurately and appropriately.
Must have a sound working knowledge of cash flows and transactions associated with bonds, swaps, options, re-purchase agreements, equities, syndicated bank debt and alternative investments.
Experience with BlackRock Solutions and/or e-PAM and/or Wall Street Office is required.
Must be a hands-on and be willing to roll up their sleeves to perform any and all responsibilities needed to ensure success.
Strong problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to take initiative and critically analyze processes and procedures in a push toward constant improvement.
Must be proficient in all Microsoft products with a particular emphasis on Excel.
Must successfully pass a background and credit check.
Located in Chicago office.
Compensation: Base salary plus discretionary bonus.
Guggenheim Partners Asset Management:
Guggenheim Partners Asset Management, LLC, (GPAM) is an affiliate of Guggenheim Partners®, a global diversified financial services firm. Guggenheim Partners, through its affiliates, including Guggenheim Partners Asset Management, manages more than $80 billion in fixed-income and equity strategies, including mezzanine debt and bank loans. GPAM’s team is based in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles.
Guggenheim Partners® is a diversified financial services firm with more than 1,900 dedicated professionals. We have proven success in providing capital markets services, portfolio and risk management expertise, wealth management, investment advisory, and family office services. Our clients -- an elite mix of individuals, family offices, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, pension plans, and other institutions -- have entrusted us with supervision of more than $125 billion of assets. We provide our clients with service from our global network of offices throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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