Investment Systems Analyst

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  • Location:

    Minneapolis

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    339422

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiration date:

    08/12/2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking an Investment Systems Analyst for an opportunity with a client located in Minneapolis, MN. Our client is looking for an Investment Systems Analyst (ISA) to provide solution support of Investment systems and related processes that directly support decision making. As a member of an Agile team, the ISA partners with IT to maintain the production environment according to the business needs, interfacing between Portfolio Managers, Research Analysts, Operations team, and market data vendors as needed.

The ISA applies business knowledge, systems analysis, project management, and business analysis skills to the day to day core work as well as project work assigned to the team. ISAs grow their contribution by increasing and applying their business and technical knowledge and experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide front-line process and system support for Equity team

  • Partner with IT and ISAs to improve the reliability and effectiveness of shared vendor systems

  • Work with customers frequently to capture business priorities and understand their ever-changing needs

  • Oversee the successful movement of key data through complex systems and processes

  • Partner with Investment Operations staff to develop and reinforce system and process standards throughout the investment department

  • Lead or participate in projects that implement new processes and systems or improve existing infrastructure, contributing to requirements, design, planning, and development and execution of test cases

  • Serve as a liaison to IT for development, implementation, and maintenance of assigned systems

  • Develop relationships with external peers and vendors to keep current with technology and industry trends

  • Partner with Reporting Analysts and IT to provide effective reports and develop efficient reporting methods

Requirements:

  • 2+ of experience in the Asset Management industry

  • College degree in Finance, Mathematics, Information Technology or related

  • Basic SQL

  • Advanced Excel

  • Factset knowledge and experience

  • Experience with Tableau, Power BI, R Shiny, or similar data visualization tool

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with R programming or statistical programming in Python, strongly preferred

  • Basic knowledge of AWS

  • Ability to navigate legacy VBA code

  • Exposure to industry specific platforms such as Bloomberg and Factset

  • Experience successfully communicating between portfolio managers, operations, IT, and/or market solution providers

Other Critical Factors:

  • Desire to learn and understand the investment business and related processes

  • Customer focus, strong sense of urgency, thrives on getting things done. Quality and accuracy are paramount

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; while remaining open minded

  • Teamwork and collaboration minded

  • Continuous improvement mindset regarding data quality, business process, and operational risk

  • Self-starter

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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