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Type of Role: InvestmentsOperations

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: Los Angeles, California

Salary: $93K - $123K

The J. Paul Getty Trust is the world’s largest cultural and philanthropic organization dedicated to the visual arts. Through conservation work, publications, exhibitions, grant initiatives, training programs, and other efforts, we work to make a lasting difference in conservation practice and art historical research and to promote knowledge and appreciation of art among audiences of all ages. Details below.

Job Summary

Getty is the world’s largest cultural and philanthropic organization dedicated to the visual arts. Getty’s Investment Department manages a diversified portfolio of $8.5 billion in investment assets. We are seeking an Operations Analyst to join our team.

The Investment Operations Analyst will report to the Investment Operations Manager. The operations team will provide analytical and operational assistance in managing the endowment portfolio across all asset classes: Public Equity, Fixed Income, Absolute Return, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Real Assets and Private Credit. The operations team will work in partnership with the investment team to develop accounting and financial processes, procedures, protocols and controls to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the investment function. This includes participating in operational due diligence and managing the on-boarding and monitoring of investments. The team will also be in charge of for gathering, organizing, and presenting data on investment performance and risk attributes with the goal of improving investment evaluation and selection.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare asset-class specific and portfolio-wide performance analytics and risk reporting.
  • Perform portfolio liquidity analysis and cashflow forecasting for public and private portfolios.
  • Assist with operational due diligence, and with the preparation of legal documents such as subscription and redemption documents.
  • Ensure proper onboarding of new investments on custodian and other monitoring systems.
  • Oversight of daily operational processes including coordinating investment related transactions including new subscriptions, redemptions, and all capital call and distribution activities.
  • Reconcile cash, investment transactions and market values with custodian system.
  • Prepare monthly performance estimates.
  • Assist in the audit processes, work with relevant departments and outside auditors as necessary.


  • College or university degree, CPA designation a plus
  • Minimum of three to five years of relevant work experience in financial services or investment operations.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office including excel) and adeptness at learning new software. Familiarity with Burgiss and Caissa platforms a plus.
  • Exceptional ability for effective time management & meeting deadlines, multi-tasking, and ability to work well under pressure

Benefits and Perks

Here are just some examples that Getty offers/provides for full-time employees:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance coverage, starting on date of hire. Getty pays 75%-95% of the premium, depending on the plan selected.
  • 403(b) Employee Investment retirement plan – with up to 5% Getty Match
  • Getty contribution of 6%, on behalf of employee, to 401(a) retirement account
  • Educational Assistance and professional development
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Days
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Many positions have bi-weekly Off-Fridays
  • On-Site Fitness Center at Getty Center
  • Community service opportunities

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits and long list of perks, go to Getty HR.  

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected status.