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Sr. Financial Analyst, Investment Operations

Description

As a member of the Investment Operations team at General Motors Asset Management (GMAM), you will work collaboratively within integrated, cross-functional teams to provide a fresh prospective and deliver business, digital and analytics transformation. You will be tasked with leading multiple investment projects to streamline and modernize functions, which requires a strategic thinker with a passion for asset management. Additionally, you will be responsible for middle and back office support as well as supporting key investment initiatives. This position will have direct access to both Operations and Investment leadership teams and partner with controllers, IT, enterprise risk management, legal, and compliance teams, as well as external investment managers, trustees, custodians, and administrators.

Responsibilities

  • Support investment teams in operational management of assets across fixed income, equities, real estate, private equity, and hedge funds

  • Recommend and lead process improvement projects implement automation and pension management best practices with a strong focus on controls

  • Lead steady pipeline of investment and operational initiatives by serving as primary project manager, tracking deliverables and progress, and escalating items when appropriate

  • Process, analyze, and review investment data related to operations, risk, attribution, and other key analytics/metrics

  • Process investment activity including account maintenance, cash/asset transfers and instructions to custodian bank/administrator

  • Create, update and review cash flows across all clients and legal entities as well as review of administrator calculated NAV estimates

  • Support and maintain internal/external metrics to help monitor operational activities

  • Assist in the vendor management of external service providers


Additional Description

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in investment management or investment operations, corporate role, treasury, or with a management consulting or asset management firm

  • Bachelor’s degree in quantitative discipline; Finance, Accounting, Economics, Engineering, etc.

  • Exceptional Excel skills (strong data analysis and VBA a plus) with strong attention to detail

  • Experience in business intelligence and analytics, data visualization, and/or process optimization; PowerBI, Tableau, or other analytics tools is a plus

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including ability to succinctly synthesize data, develop recommendations, and create and present materials

  • Ability to drive work independently and manage multiple projects that vary in scope and complexity simultaneously; comfort in dealing with ambiguity

  • Strong organizational and project management skills & ability to meet changing priorities/deadlines

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment

  • Demonstrate ability to identify/implement efficiency and process improvements

  • Strong understanding of business risk issues and internal control environment

  • Entrepreneurial mindset and a keen interest in asset management


About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com . In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.