Title Global Securities Associate
Functional Area Investment Administration
Experience Level 0-2 years
Work Location Norfolk/Virginia Beach, VA
Full Time / Part Time Full Time
Position Description The Global Securities Administration (GSA) supports the Capital Group Companies investment process by proactively researching, identifying and providing accurate, timely and complete investment reference data and solutions to the internal business departments within the company. GSA department core functions include asset setup and data maintenance, corporate actions sourcing, instruction and processing, equity securities and foreign exchange pricing, and facilitating the fair valuation process. GSA associates interact with a diverse group of internal and external parties globally including fund accountants, investment professionals, traders, legal, compliance and other investment support associates and external service providers.
We are seeking talented individuals who are self motivated, take initiative, and seize opportunities for the department and the company.
The specific responsibilities for the Global Securities Administration Associate role may include: researching, sourcing and analyzing market reference data and company information using various vendor sources, perform time-critical functions on a daily basis, which requires gathering and verifying information from various systems and sources in a fast-paced and high-volume environment. Additionally, the individual in this position will also work on various system projects and initiatives. The individual will also interact/partner with associates at a variety of levels within and outside the GSA department. The individual will primarily work in one of the five business functions in the department but will have the opportunity to learn and cross train in the other GSA business functions.
As a member of the GSA team, there will be many opportunities to make contributions and expand upon your skill sets.
Hiring Criteria . A minimum of 1-2 years of accounting or finance experience, preferably in equity pricing or corporate actions
. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
. Produces consistently accurate work in a deadline driven environment
. Ability to maintain a keen eye for detail when processing a large volume of reference data
. Proven ability to work effectively in a cohesive, team environment as well as independently
. Track record of exercising good judgment when applying business and procedural knowledge in a complex environment
. Must be analytical and demonstrate the initiative to identify and logically resolve issues
. Appropriately self assured, poised and concise when working with a spectrum of departments
. Demonstrates the initiative to stay abreast of industry events impacting global stock exchanges
. Database, vendor tools (Bloomberg, Reuters, Telekurs, IDC, etc.) and Excel (specifically macros) experience highly desirable
. Undergraduate degree required. CPA and MBA a plus
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