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Job Order:
19569-195

Job Type:
Permanent

Title:
Senior Proxy and Pricing Analyst (19569-195)

Location:
Chicago, IL

Description:
Leading financial services company has a priority need for a Senior Proxy
and Data Analyst who will provide daily support/setup/maintenance for the
proxy administration process as well as security master data for
accounting/trading/research applications. Will interact daily with
Portfolio Managers/Assistants/Traders/Research Analysts and the Proxy
Committee. Additional responsibilities: project management, analysis of
systems/processes for QA, and acting as the liaison to proxy service vendor.
This is a highly visible role in operations that will have complete
ownership of the proxy function. While proxy experience is preferred, the
team is willing to consider candidates with solid pricing experience who
would learn the proxy administration piece.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Daily support of proxy administration process; support items: client account
setups for proxy voting/client reporting/proxy research distribution,
Research Analyst/Proxy Committee support
Act as liaison to proxy service vendor
Daily synthesis of information from various pricing sources such as fund
accounting/investment management
accounting/operations/trading/brokers/custodians and market pricing services
Review pricing exception report on missing and stale securities prices and
variances resulting in significant market value swings
Daily maintenance of all security system data (security master, price and FX
files)
Conduct market price analysis and price problem investigations
Manage delivery/support of activities associated with Market Data Services
including Bloomberg/IDC/Factset
Implement improvements to current procedures and coordinate with impacted
staff
Participate in development of pricing/valuation as a discipline within the
firm
Participate in projects requested by management (i.e. testing/implementation
of new accounting or data warehousing systems)

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelorís degree or equivalent in accounting or finance
3+ years of experience with proxy administration processes and procedures
(willing to overlook lack of proxy experience provided candidates have
strong pricing experience)
Experience with maintaining security master and pricing data a plus
General understanding of valuation policies and procedures a plus
Engaged, detail-oriented and able to prioritize tasks; initiative and
persistence; ability to exercise independent judgment; commitment to
satisfying internal/external customers; outgoing personality with strong
communications skills and commitment to understanding others; data analysis
skills; comfort speaking to senior level stakeholders


Category:
Alternative Investments // Asset Management // Banking // Broker Dealer

Contact:
tony@bcius.com