Thursday, July 28, 2016

Senior Performance Analyst - Los Angeles, CA

Senior Performance Analyst (982-5) - Los Angeles, CA
Compensation commensurate with experience

Los Angeles-based investment firm is seeking a highly motivated self-starter to join its team. This position is responsible for all aspects of investment performance at the firm.   This includes a clear understanding of how performance is calculated, maintenance of composites, as well as all performance reporting both internal and external.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Produce management reporting to measure and track firm's product quality across all product lines through performance measurement and analysis
Oversee the calculation and reporting of daily, monthly and quarterly investment performance, including website returns, marketing material, annual and prospectus reporting, and internal performance reporting
Overall responsibility and oversight for the maintenance of performance composites
Responsible for handling the annual performance audit
Monitor CFA Institute/GIPS standards
Work closely with compliance and responsible for making sure the firm is abiding to all of the record keeping requirements for performance reporting
Maintain all relevant benchmark data for all of our products
Monitor all operational aspects that impact investment performance, including reviewing performance on all new accounts for reasonableness
Perform specific reviews and tasks for client reporting purposes
Respond to client meeting requests and other performance-related inquiries from Private Client Group or other internal departments
Oversee the outsourced performance platform
Oversee the calculation, review and distribution of month-end client performance. Assist in the analysis of investment performance
Serve as point person for all requests for performance data
Perform miscellaneous duties as required by management
Familiar with Security APL, FactSet Portfolio Analysis, FactSet SPAR, Morningstar Direct, Sylvan, GWP

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of related performance experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Applied expertise and knowledge of a specific technical or functional area
Prior exposure to sleeve-level and/or sub-account reporting
Proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Access
Experience with Morningstar, Lipper, and FactSet, Evestment investment management tools
CIPM, CFA or MBA a plus
Outstanding analytical skills and demonstrated ability to exchange complex information effectively to reach agreement in ambiguous or difficult situations
Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships with multiple stakeholders and across organizational functions

If interested, please email  your resume as an MS Word attachment to:
Tony Pietrzak
BCI - Financial Services Recruiting
tony@brokerageconsultants.com

Miscellaneous listings, some of them FinTech

Miscellaneous listings, some of them FinTech
 
  1. Regional Sales Executive – Buy Side New Business Specialist at Dealogic
  2. VP of Consultative Sales at Fisher Investments
  3. Application Development Manager at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
  4. SME Portfolio Manager at MCE Social Capital
  5. Senior Accountant at FolioDynamix
  6. Senior Consultant at FI Consulting
  7. Securities Compliance Examiner at U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  8. Portfolio Operations Analyst at Guggenheim Partners
  9. Investment Banking Vice President at Whitehall & Company
  10. Associate, Teneo Restructuring at Teneo Holdings
 
Links are in the listings.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

BizDev Assoc, Pacific Asset Mgt (PacLife) - Newport Beach

Business Development Associate, Pacific Asset Management (PacLife) - Newport Beach

Job description
The Business Development Associate is an integral part of Pacific Asset Management’s (PAM)  institutional and retail marketing team. The individual will be responsible for maintaining marketing materials and presentations, populating and maintaining various consultant and industry databases, client reporting, RFP’s and questionnaires, along with ad-hoc requests as needed. Accuracy, a detail orientation, ownership of related responsibilities, and time management will be important attributes for the role.
  • Update existing marketing materials (monthly, quarterly, annually)
  • Populate and maintain various databases (monthly, quarterly, annually)
  • Complete Requests for Proposal (RFP’s), Requests for Information (RFI’s), and other ad hoc requests
  • Work on ad hoc projects related to marketing PAM’s products.
  • Factset reporting and standardized reports
  • Perform website maintenance (ensuring current firm data/strategy data is up to date)
Factors for Success:
  • 1-2 years’ work experience preferred
  • Undergraduate degree required
  • Intermediate PowerPoint skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Have a strong attention to detail and a sense of ownership of responsibilities assigned
  • Have a strong interest in investments, particularly in fixed income and capital markets
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Be adaptable, willing to pitch in where needed and open to evolving responsibility set as business needs change and candidate skills develop
  • Deals well with changing deadlines and priorities
  • Be a natural problem solver who can independently identify and recommend improvements to enhance productivity and efficiency.
BenefitsJoin the Pacific Life team and watch your career grow! We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes: • Competitive salary and bonus program • Medical, dental, and vision as part our commitment in investing in the health and wellbeing of our employees • Two retirement savings plans: 401k savings plan with company match and Company Retirement Contribution (company-paid) • Generous vacation time and holiday pay • And much more!

EEO StatementPacific Life Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at Pacific Life Insurance Company.
 
Please submit resumes through the Pacific Life website: http://www.pacificlife.com/career_center/overview.html

Investment Assoc, NFP/RPAG - Aliso Viejo

Investment Associate, NFP/Retirement Plan Advisory Group - Aliso Viejo

NFP/RETIREMENT PLAN ADVISORY GROUP

INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE
NFP and Retirement Plan Advisory Group provide consulting services, training and support for clients and advisers in the U.S. with more than $150 billion in assets under influence. Core practice areas include investment due diligence, RFPs & fee benchmarkings, fiduciary compliance, intensive training, sales and marketing resources and business consulting. Visit www.nfp.com and www.rpag.com for more information.

Strong communication skills are a must, as the role includes building and maintaining working relationships with team members, advisers, clients, vendors and other departments throughout the organization. To perform this job successfully, individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Familiarity with corporate retirement industry terminology, products and services
  • Strong communication skills when working with peers, senior management, team members and vendors
  • Commitment to culture requires a demonstration of professionalism, attendance, accountability, customer/client focus, and teamwork
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy in a fast-paced environment is a must
  • Individual must possess good analytical, problem solving, and communication skills, both verbal and written
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience working in corporate retirement industry a plus
NOTE:  The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please send resume to veronica.lee@nfp.com

Financial Forecasting & Planning Analyst, Agility - Irvine

Financial Forecasting and Planning Analyst, Agility Global Integrated Logistics - Irvine, CA

Position: Financial Forecasting and Planning Analyst
Location: Irvine, CA
Reporting to: Controller / Assistant Controller
FLSA Classification: Exempt, 40 hours per week
Pay Scale: $65,000 - $80,000, depending on education and experience
Experience: 3-6 years

SUMMARY
This individual is responsible for timely and accurate preparation and review of financial budgets, forecasts and analytical reviews for US operations. This person will play an integral role in the development, maintenance and enhancement of the Company’s financial planning and reporting systems.  This individual will have the opportunity to interact with various functional areas of the organization, including US branch, regional and corporate personnel.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
  • Responsible for monthly financial performance analysis for US operations.  Includes review and analysis of US branch financial performance as well as US support functions. Acts as key liaison with branch financial personnel regarding monthly expense trends and variances. Assists general accounting with establishing expense accruals for branches as required.
  • Compile and provide analysis for indirect department budgets & forecasts. Consolidate branch budgets & forecasts and provide analytical reviews for US management.
  • Assist in the development, maintenance and enhancement of financial budgeting and forecasting systems and modeling tools to ensure complete and efficient compliance with Corporate, Regional and US requirements.
  • Develop and distribute product line reports, including analysis of variances to Plan & Forecast, and ensure compliance with Corporate guidelines.
  • Monitor and analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators as a basis for evaluating revenue, cost of sales, operating expenses, capital expenditures and labor productivity.
  • Build and maintain financial reports from Oracle and HFM reporting system as requested by USA management.
  • Assist with preparation of periodic management and board review materials.
  • Assist with overhead expense and CapEx procurement and tracking activities including optimization opportunities.
  • Track, report and analyze monthly USA headcount and variances to Plan and Forecast.
QUALIFICATIONS 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; Masters Preferred but not necessary
  • 3-6+ years of experience of relevant experience.
  • Strong financial modeling and analytical skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills are required.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Working knowledge of Oracle, Hyperion, or similar financial reporting and planning software.
*** Qualified applicants (internal and external) must currently possess legal authorization to work in the United States

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES 
  • Sensitivity to multiple cultures.  This is a multi-national company with 500+ offices in 100+ countries 
  • Ability to visualize, articulate and solve complex problems and concepts, and make sensible decisions based on available information. Such skills include demonstration of the ability to apply logical thinking to gathering and analyzing information, designing and testing solutions to problems, and formulating plans.
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized with attention to detail.
  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated.
  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity.
LANGUAGE SKILLS
English is the principal language for this position. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a diverse multicultural environment.


COMPUTER SKILLS
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and other technical software is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk and use hand and eye coordination. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK HOURS AND ENVIRONMENT
Normal working hours for this position are Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM, however, working beyond these hours will often be required by business needs.

STATEMENT OF NON-INCLUSIVITY:
This job description is not to be construed as a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities that may be given to any employee. The duties and responsibilities outlined in this position may be added to or changed when deemed appropriate and necessary by the person who is managerially responsible for this position.

Applicants can email Tyler Denstad, Recruiting Coordinator, directly at tdenstad@agility.com or his assistant Jasmine at jbella@agility.com

Monday, June 27, 2016

Regulatory Accounting Manager - Los Angeles, CA

Regulatory Accounting Manager - Los Angeles, CA
 
Regulatory Accounting Manager (466-3)
Compensation commensurate with experience

Full-service investment bank and brokerage firm headquartered in the financial district of downtown Los Angeles is seeking an experienced professional, who will report directly to the Senior Vice President, Controller and will oversee the financial regulatory compliance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage daily activities of the regulatory reporting team
Manage the preparation of Customer Reserve 15c3-3 and Net Capital 15c3-1 computations, FOCUS Reports, and other regulatory filings
Manage relationship with regulators (including FINRA, CME, SEC, NFA) by analyzing, researching and responding to inquiries
Liaise with internal and external financial and regulatory auditors
Interact and work with various departments within the firm to prepare regulatory filings and manage regulatory compliance
Audit departmental information to validate adequacy and accuracy
Train and mentor regulatory staff

REQUIREMENTS:
BA/BS; Business/Econ degree with emphasis in accounting/finance preferred
10+ years of Regulatory Reporting
FINRA experience desirable
Extensive knowledge of Rules 15c3-1 and 15c3-3
FINRA Series 27 license is highly preferred
Highly meticulous, detail oriented and accurate
Ability to analyze processes and improve efficiency of procedures
Strong analytical skills and knowledge

If interested, please email your resume as an MS Word attachment to:
Zach Stierhoff
BCI - Financial Services Recruiting
zach@brokerageconsultants.com

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Miscellaneous, First Republic Bank - Los Angeles

Miscellaneous, First Republic Bank - Los Angeles

Senior Credit Analyst/Underwriter
  1. Senior Credit Analyst/Underwriter
     
    More information about this job: Overview: Responsible for ensuring that all SFR, 1-4 loans are set up, underwritten and processed in a timely manner while meeting all regulatory compliance requirements and achieving a high level of customer service. Responsibilities focus on successfully analyzing tax returns and financials ranging from complex to simple for various types of borrowers. Individual must have a thorough understanding of SFR processing, documentation and underwriting. Responsibilities: …
  2. Competitive
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • First Republic Bank
  • Updated on: 21 Jun 16
  1. Preferred Banking Client Services Associate
     
    More information about this job: Overview: Responsible for providing prompt, accurate and courteous response to internal and external preferred banking client's inquiries. Work effectively with team members to maximize customer service and to resolve client needs. Ask questions to understand client's full banking needs, interact with other banking departments to ensure complete banking needs are met. Demonstrate versatility and customer responsiveness by performing all department functions a…
  2. Competitive            
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • First Republic Bank
  • Updated on: 21 Jun 16        
Digital Banking Associate
  1. Digital Banking Associate
     
    More information about this job: Overview: The Digital Banking Associate is the one-stop-shop for all technology needs for First Republic Banks's internal and external clients. Those in the position are tasked with mastering all Cash Management platforms - Personal Online Banking, Corporate Online Banking, Mobile Banking, Remote Deposit Capture, Lockbox, and Automated Clearing House. Responsibilities: The responsibility of the position is split between client acquisition and client retention. The Digital B…
  2. Competitive            
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • First Republic Bank
  • Updated on: 21 Jun 16        
  1. Loan Administrator - Construction Loans
     
    More information about this job: Overview: As a Construction loan administrator, you will support the Construction loan Relationship managers and the loan specialist team to help maintain the construction loan pipeline. Utilizing your knowledge of processing construction real estate, you will act as a team liaison between client, RM and Loan specialist to help maintain the existing construction pipeline and new construction loan closings. In this role, your focus will be to help organize the con…
  2. Competitive            
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • First Republic Bank
  • Updated on: 21 Jun 16
  1. Online Banking - Team Lead I
     
    More information about this job: Overview: Responsible for providing quality and efficient client customer service through the daily management of employees. Responsible for monitering the workflow and call volume of the Online Support Team and direct supervison of Online Support Analysts to include hiring, motivating, coaching, training and problem solving. Handling escalated issues from agents or as they are reported and ensuring that cases are managed properly and in a timely manner. Primary focus on en…
  2. Competitive

  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • First Republic Bank
  • Updated on: 21 Jun 16

Miscellaneous, Trust Company of the West - Los Angeles

Miscellaneous, Trust Company of the West - Los Angeles
 
  1. The Operations Cash Management Group is responsible for efficiently and effectively monitoring and reporting cash flow information for the Firm’s Clients Accounts and Mutual Funds. The Cash Management Specialist will have responsibilities for supporting the team with cash flow processing for all investment products.
     
    This position will require a solid understanding   of cash flow impacts for cash forecasting and portfolio investing.  The Cash Management Specialist will work closely with internal and external business partners and respond t…
  2. Commensurate with experience
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • TCW
  • Updated on: 21 Jun 16        
  1. The Cash Management Group is responsible for efficiently and effectively monitoring and reporting cash flow information for the Firm’s Clients Accounts and Mutual Funds. The Manager, Cash Management will be responsible for managing and overseeing enterprise wide cash flow processes for all investment products. This position will require a broad functional understanding of cash flow impacts for cash forecasting and portfolio investing.
     
    In this position, the Manager, Cash Management, will work closely with internal business partners to iden…
  2. Commensurate with experience

  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • TCW
  • Updated on: 21 Jun 16          
  1. This position is suitable for undergraduate-level candidates seeking to develop a career in equity research. The incumbent will support multiple Equity Research Analysts by compiling data and formulating analysis and opinions to be used in buy/sell/hold recommendations.
     
    Specific responsibilities include financial model building and updating, competitive analysis, market research, and company research. Candidate must be knowledgeable and proficient in working with financial statements and have the ability to construct income statements, ba…
  2. Commensurate with experience

  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • TCW
  • Updated on: 21 Jun 16      
  1. Investment Control Analyst

  2. The Investment Control Analyst will join a team of investment compliance professionals that provides compliance support to our investment teams, as well as other functions within TCW. Specifically, this individual will be responsible for monitoring current holdings and daily trading activity against client guidelines, restrictions, internal policies/procedures, and relevant regulatory requirements.
     
    In addition, this individual will be involved in the coding of restrictions, reporting, trade oversight and strategic projects. Responsibiliti…
  3. Commensurate with experience

  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • TCW
  • Updated on: 18 Jun 16  
  1. Fund Accounting Supervisor

  2. The Client & Fund Reporting-Alternatives Investments department has oversight responsibility over the financial reporting of the various direct lending, private equity, and other alternative funds administered at TCW, totaling over $8 Billion in assets under management.
     
    The Fund Accounting Supervisor will be an integral member within the Client and Fund Reporting-Alternatives group and will be responsible for working with various internal and external teams (Boston and Los Angeles) in ensuring the timely completion and reporting of variou…
  3. Commensurate with experience

  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • TCW
  • Posted on: 17 Jun 16     
  1. Market Data Administrator

  2. The Market Data Administrator will be responsible for administering all aspects of TCW’s Market Data Service accounts including account administration, new service provisioning, usage tracking and reporting, planning and coordinating renewals, and reconciling vendor invoices for approval and payment.
     
    This includes maintaining the Market Data Service databases, monitoring employee role changes, tracking soft dollar payments in internal and external systems, updating budget records, and maintaining Vendor contact records and other files.  T…
  3. Commensurate with experience

  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • TCW
  • Posted on: 17 Jun 16      
  1. Compliance Associate

  2. The Compliance Associate (Broker Dealer and Marketing Compliance) will primarily be responsible for reviewing, commenting on and revising marketing material to ensure compliance with applicable SEC and FINRA rules, regulation and guidance. The qualified candidate will also assist the broker dealer CCO with the oversight and supervision of the broker dealer, including conducting or assisting with branch office inspections.
     
    This is a hands-on position in compliance within an organization of approximately 600 employees.  The individual will …
  3. Commensurate with experience

  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • TCW
  • Updated on: 17 Jun 16        
  1. AVP, Global/Derivatives Settlements Supervisor

  2. The Supervisor will support the responsibilities assigned to Global and Derivatives Settlements, and will assist the Manager in providing oversight for day-to-day tasks assigned to this Settlements Team. This position will be responsible for the smooth operation for securities trade settlement with dedicated focus on Emerging Market Trades by confirming and finalizing transactions, communicating with brokers and custodian banks on security and FX instructions, and resolving trade discrepancies.
     
    The Supervisor will work closely with the Em…
  3. Commensurate with experience            
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • TCW
  • Updated on: 16 Jun 16
 

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Investment Perf Analyst, Aristotle - Los Angeles

Investment Performance Analyst, Aristotle Capital Management, LLC - Los Angeles
 
Aristotle Capital Management, LLC is an independent primarily employee-owned investment advisor with offices in Los Angeles and Orange County, California.  Our clients include institutional and high net worth individuals.  Please visit www.aristotlecap.com for more information on our firm.
Job Title:             Investment Performance Analyst
Location:             Los Angeles, CA
Role:                    
We seek an Investment Performance Analyst to join the Compliance team.  This position will be responsible for working with the team to monitor the calculation of account and composite returns. The role will also include assisting with the reconciliation and resolution of performance discrepancies; analyzing and interpreting data; identifying trends; and seeking opportunities for improvement and enhanced reporting.  The position will report to the Director of Compliance.
Principal Job Functions Include (but not limited to):
·         Analyze portfolio and composite performance on a daily basis; work with Operations team to resolve issues timely.
·         Maintain composites and all associated processes in accordance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS) and internal Policies and Procedures.
·         Manage the monthly performance validation process by reviewing and confirming security and portfolio performance.
·         Analyze error logs generated by portfolio performance systems; troubleshoot and correct performance discrepancies as needed.
·         Research and provide explanations on reconciling items and/or system issues related to performance measurement; propose improvements and solutions to prevent new issues.
·         Create ad-hoc and periodic analytical, performance and attribution reporting as requested.
·         Identify ways to improve productivity and efficiency within performance calculation and measurement process internally and document procedures.
·         Participate in the GIPS verification process.
·         Provide assistance on special projects.
Job Related Qualifications:
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
·         Working knowledge of GIPS and investment performance concepts strongly preferred.
·         Experience working with security data across financial markets, including equities and fixed income.
·         Advanced problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to take initiative and critically analyze processes and procedures in a push toward constant improvement.
·         Experience with Advent portfolio accounting systems (APX and/or Geneva) preferred.
·         Strong attention to detail and organizational skills; ability to multi-task; self-motivated and team oriented professional.
·         Aptitude to learn new systems and software.
·         Strong communication skills and proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis on Excel, Word and PowerPoint applications)
EducationFour-year Undergraduate Degree from accredited college or university.
Work Experience
Minimum two (2) years of performance measurement and reporting experience for an investment management firm.
Physical Hazards – Health and Safety Concerns:
Mental & Sensory Activity RequiredMust be able to quickly absorb relevant knowledge as it relates to assigned projects.
Work Area Hazards & Equipment
Minimal.  Use of standard office equipment - computer, internet, printer, photocopy machine, fax machine, phone unit, etc.
Interested applicants must provide a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@aristotlecap.com. 
No phone calls.  Relocation expenses not provided.
The above description identifies the essential job functions and skills needed by the person or persons assigned to this position.  These job functions and skills are not intended to be a complete and exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.  The information contained herein is subject to change at the company's discretion.
Aristotle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Aristotle Capital Management, LLC, Aristotle Credit Partners, LLC, and Aristotle Capital Boston, LLC are affiliated organizations. Each is an independent investment adviser separately registered under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended. Registration does not imply a certain level of skill or training. More information about each adviser including the investment strategies, fees and objectives can be found in their ADV Part 2, which is available upon request.