Asset Management firm seeks an individual to value fixed income investments.
Assist oversight of monthly and mid-month [daily] pricing, as well as review and maintain documentation of price exceptions (i.e. over-rides and stress).
Review quality of feeds and price sources, independently obtain broker quotes/prices and provide periodic review of the sources' policies, procedures and quality.
Work with the team and developers to assist with design and requirements for database and tools to capture, maintain, and allow for comparison of period over period changes.
Responsible for back-testing to demonstrate valuation quality.
Assist preparation and presentation of documentation for Valuation Committee meetings.
Support the quarterly review and reporting by external parties (e.g. valuation consultants).
Assist working with the accountants and external auditors as the central point of contact and to provide support (including for ASC 820 disclosures) and coordinate the valuation aspect of the audits.~~
Bachelor's degree in accounting and/or finance (with demonstration of high GPA and strong quantitative coursework). CPA a plus.
3-5 years of accounting / auditing /valuation advisory experience with specific knowledge of fixed income products, and strong analytical skills.
Experience working with or in a SSAE 16 (SOC1) environment.
Must have strong business experience in fixed income, financial industry. Asset management / hedge fund /insurance experience is preferred.
Able to handle multiple projects with minimal supervision, works well under pressure, well organized.
Ability to sustain high energy in a dynamic, fast-paced, pressure-filled environment.
Creative problem-solver experienced in playing both strategic and hands-on roles simultaneously.
Possess a high degree of maturity, diplomacy, ethical behavior, professionalism, integrity and character, with an ability to interact as a team player with team members at various levels in the firm.
Strong work ethic, including ability to "do what it takes" to get the job done.
Detail oriented; follows through and completes tasks; strong communication and verbal skills.