We are seeking a San Antonio, TX or Nashville, TN based Finance Security Analyst to join our Security Reference Management Team. We're looking for someone who in interested in learning the various attributes that make up a financial security used for investment purposes.
The key job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Research, input and validate financial security data within SRM security master systems - CADIS and APEX. In doing so, the SRM Analyst will need to understand how and why the data is reflected the way it is in the system and update accordingly based on research they have performed
Maintain multiple workflows, such as Exceptions in CADIS, DART Requests (Direct Access Request Tracking application), E-Mail Requests
Support various accounts systems, such as Portfolio Management System, CAMRA and Global Plus to ensure financial security data is accurately represented
Work with internal Departments, such as Portfolio Management, Trading, Client Reporting, Performance, Research, Legal/Compliance to resolve discrepancies or challenges with our financial security data
Support a number of Quality Control Reports and data cleanup projects that may include credit ratings, industry classifications, accrual information, security identifiers, security description.
Can document a process and create formal procedures
Work closely with Management and other Operational areas within AB to ensure integrity, accuracy and consistency with our security data across multiple systems/databases
Describe the applications and business or enterprise functions the role supports:
The Finance Security Analyst for SRM will maintain two security master systems CADIS for automated securities and APEX for manual securities. The Analyst will be experienced in using industry know vendors, such as Bloomberg, Interactive Data, CUSIP Web, and DTC.
The Analyst will also be exposed to other internal downstream systems, such multiple Accounting Systems and Trading/Order Management systems. The Analyst will support the following internal Departments, but not limited to: Portfolio Management Group, Trade Support, Client Guidelines, Client Reporting, Private Client, Insurance Operations, Pricing & Valuation and Corporate Actions. On a daily basis the Analyst will use Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office.
What makes this role unique or interesting?
An Analyst in this position will be exposed to every major Financial Instrument under Fixed Income, Equities and Derivatives, they will understand the makeup of the security, and how it impacts the overall business/investment activities. The Analyst will have an opportunity to work closely with various Departments that support investment activities (i.e. Operations, front, middle and back office).
What is the professional development value of this role, i.e. what learning and professional growth does the role offer the candidate?
An Analyst will be expected to manage their own career development but will receive Management feedback and learn from new and challenging assignments. They will have the opportunity to engage in Professional Development and Financial courses which will further their growth professionally and knowledge of the Industry. The Analyst, after performing at an expected level, will have the opportunity to engage in more analytical/project level work.
Qualifications, Experience, Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or another relevant discipline. Minimum of two years' experience processing and validating data with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy. Has experience working with a Team, delivering projects and meeting time sensitive deadlines.
Our Team Members typically have track records of outstanding professional performance or academic achievement, along with excellent analytical skills, financial skills, technical skills, strong communication skills
The candidate must be organized, detailed oriented, can interrupt financial security data, have the ability to work well under pressure, can work within in a Team and independently, and able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
The candidate should have strong ability to work and manage in a collaborative environment and to present results to both expert and non-expert audiences.
Location: City/State/Country: San Antonio/Texas/United States or Nashville/Tennessee/United States
AB is a leading global investment management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional clients, individuals and private clients in major markets around the world. AB employs more than 500 investment professionals with expertise in growth equities, value equities, fixed income securities, blend strategies, and alternative investments, and, through its subsidiaries and joint ventures, operates in more than 20 countries.
AB's research disciplines include fundamental research, quantitative research, economic research and currency forecasting capabilities. Through its integrated global platform, AB is well-positioned to tailor investment solutions for its clients. AB also offers independent research, portfolio strategy and brokerage-related services to institutional investors.
AB does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation. Gender identity, military or veteran status or any other basis that is prohibited by applicable law. AB's policies, as well as practices, seek to ensure that employment opportunities are available to all employees and applicants, based solely on job-related criteria.
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