Lead Investment Analyst Data Management Aegon AM

Transamerica Life Insurance Company Cedar Rapids , IA 52402

Posted 2 months ago

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Inv Analyst Middle Office

Job Description Summary

Company Overview:

Aegon Asset Management is a global investment firm with employees located in North America, Europe and Asia. Investment offerings for Aegon Asset Management US and Aegon Real Assets US include credit strategies, global equity, multi-asset and real asset strategies, and customized investment solutions. The firm serves a diverse global client base that includes corporate, union and public pensions, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, subadvisory, family offices and wealth managers. We are committed to excellence, trust and building long-term partnerships with clients.

Position Overview:
Data Management is part of AEGON Asset Management (AAM) Organization. Data Management is a fast paced environment that focuses on ensuring data, is of quality, available as needed, accurate, secure, consistent and auditable. Data Management ensures these principles exist around security master data, risk analytics, price and the creation of quality rules. Data Management is customer focused and strives to provide full transparency and understanding of data.

The Lead Investment Analyst will report to the Data Management Manager and will be responsible for ensuring quality data for Security Master and providing guidance to the Security Master Team, including the impacts to the other domains with in Data Management. This also includes assurance of meeting the customer/client needs. This role will have interactions with Portfolio Management, Trading, Operations, Information Technology, and Risk Management.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the associated impact to each domain of data within Data Management, beginning with Security Master which includes understanding

the setup of securities and how to ensure quality in the systems to support trading, operations and portfolio management.

  • Utilize critical thinking skills and apply fundamental asset knowledge to each data domain to support critical daily and monthly processes.

  • Perform business analysis to determine best practices within daily production/projects.

  • Continuous improvement mindset, improving data quality with a focus on customer service.

  • Participate and set high expectations of self and the Security Master team on daily production and projects.

  • Provide excellent customer service to all clients and internal customers

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, business or related field

  • 8 years of related experience in financial services industry or technical analysis

  • Strong customer service skills to anticipate and proactively address customer needs to ensure positive outcomes

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Outstanding communication skills to address a variety of audiences including investment professionals and senior management with a variety of internal and external parties

  • Process improvement experience preferred, with the ability to recognize opportunities within own role.

  • Organizational skills to prioritize assignments with changing priorities

  • Proficiency using MS Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of fixed income products and investment processes preferred.

  • Experience with Aladdin desired

  • Strong Excel skills

  • CFA Level 1 passed

Job and compensation levels depend upon an applicant'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.

Why Work for Us

Total Rewards at Transamerica: It's more than a paycheck.

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mind to help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for the work you do.

Learn more about our Total Rewards Package.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment 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 contact: applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants:

Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Technical Assistance:

If you experience technical problems during the application process, please email applicantsupport@transamerica.com.


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