Analyst, Operations

US-MO-St. Louis
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NISA Investment Advisors, LLC (NISA) offers customized investment solutions for tax-exempt and taxable institutional clients. NISA manages over $140 billion in fixed income and equity securities and over $80 billion in derivative notional value.  We seek bright, motivated individuals who can contribute to our growing team of professionals. Candidates with a high degree of independent thinking skills, strong analytical and quantitative skills, and team playing abilities are encouraged to apply.


The Operations Analyst works with both the trading desk and client services to process trading, market and settlement activity in client portfolios. An Operations Analyst maintains portfolio accounting records and reconciles cash balances and unsettled trades with custodians daily.  This includes: 


  • Balancing cash
  • Confirming contributions and withdrawals
  • Sending trade information
  • Verifying that trades due to settle do so
  • Working to resolve failed trades
  • For derivatives, notifying custodians of collateral movements or margin payments and verifying settlement
  • Working with custodians to resolve differences
  • Reviewing performance calculations 

The Operations Analyst also reconciles holdings, market values, accrued, payables, receivables, and cash with custodian monthly and works with the custodian to resolve material differences. Where applicable, the Operations Analyst also collects monthly performance from third party providers and reconciles to NISA returns.


  • Bachelor's degree in a field requiring strong analytical and quantitative skills, and/or relevant industry-related experience
  • Background in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Interest in achieving or working toward an advanced degree (e.g., MBA) or professional designation (e.g., CFA) is strongly preferred 
  • Compensation based on years of experience


NISA Investment Advisors, LLC  is an equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.


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