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Type of Role: InvestmentsOperations

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: Remote, Remote

Salary: $93K - $115K

NEPC, LLC is an employee-owned, full-service investment consulting firm based in Boston, Massachusetts. NEPC was founded in 1986 and now has approximately 370 employees and over 425 clients.  We provide a variety of consulting services such as asset allocation, performance measurement, policy formulation, investment manager research, and discretionary portfolio management. NEPC is a strong advocate of promotion from within, so excellent potential exists for professional growth. $64bn AUM

Description

Level: 5-8 years of financial operations experience

Location: Remote in any state where we are registered

Job Summary:

As a Senior Investment Operations Analyst, you will be responsible for supporting the Investment Operations team in various aspects of the investment process for OCIO portfolios. You will also be responsible for maintaining certain data elements critical to the OCIO trading process.

In this highly visible and fast paced role, you will part of a team responsible for overseeing all aspects of trading OCIO client portfolios including trade execution and settlement, audit support, portfolio policy monitoring, cash management and reconciliation. These activities involve interfacing with hedge fund managers, private equity managers, asset management firms, custodian banks and fund administrators. While your focus will be on the trading and reconciliation process, you will be able to learn all aspects of managing OCIO portfolios depending on your interests and desire to learn new things. You will be responsible for ensuring NEPC’s trading records are reconciled to the custodians’ records and differences are resolved in an accurate and timely manner. Resolution will require interaction with custodian banks, senior team members and consultants. In addition to the investment operations support, this individual will be responsible for taking part in projects to improve operational efficiency on the team.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Facilitate trade execution and settlement for assigned portfolios
  • Reconcile client holdings to ensure all portfolios are accurate for trading
  • Ensure reference data for client investments are accurate
  • Work on process improvements to improve the operational workflow of the team
  • Maintain meticulous documentation of all activity for each client portfolio for activities assigned to you
  • Assist the OCIO Operations Team in special projects as needed

Job Qualifications: 

The successful candidate will be highly detail-oriented, a self-starter with strong organizational skills and multi-tasking capabilities. You must be able to meet deadlines. The successful candidate will have strong communication skills, both oral and written. Highly advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint are also necessary. Experience in portfolio accounting and order management systems a plus. College degree or equivalent experience required.  Some experience in investments at a consulting firm, asset manager or custodian preferred. A candidate with a demonstrated curiosity to learn, entrepreneurial spirit with an interest in being part of a fast-growing team is a plus!

Company Background:

NEPC, LLC is an employee-owned, full-service investment consulting firm based in Boston, Massachusetts. We were founded in 1986 and now have approximately 350 employees and over 400 clients.  We help governments, institutions, families, and individuals preserve and grow their capital across different asset classes and market cycles. We provide a variety of consulting services such as asset allocation, performance measurement, policy formulation, investment manager research, and discretionary portfolio management. Our clients include defined benefit, defined contribution, endowments, foundations, trusts, public, corporate, Taft-Hartley, health & welfare, high net worth, insurance, and private plans.

Culture is important to us here at NEPC – our values include putting clients first, doing the right thing, bringing your whole self to work, building trust, embracing change, and having a we before me approach in our work. Advancing diversity and inclusion within our firm and industry is also a core initiative at NEPC. We are a strong advocate of promotion from within, so excellent potential exists for professional growth. We’re a fun (but demanding) company with excellent working conditions, a very supportive, team-oriented environment, and a full benefits program to support your life and well-being. We offer a competitive salary and bonuses (when applicable).

NEPC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (November 2023)