Account Administration Group Leader, Operations

US-MO-St. Louis
Job ID
2017-1512

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

The Account Administration Group Leader, Operations, is one of two people responsible for the daily oversight of the Account Administration Team.   The Account Administration Team is responsible for reconciling the holdings, cash balances, pending trades and market values of every NISA portfolio on a daily, and monthly basis. They resolve all breaks in a timely manner and ensure all trades, corporate actions, income and cash flows are properly posted into the NISA Investment Advisors accounting system. They also support Client Services by preparing periodic reports to meet client requirements. The Team has end-to-end responsibility for the integrity of the entire account.

The Account Administration Group Leader is responsible for the training, guidance and supervision of the Account Administration staff. She/he ensures accurate and timely outcomes in daily deliverables, produces detailed metric reports, and maintains current industry knowledge to assist in both strategic and tactical discussions with NISA senior management. She/he will actively participate in the analysis of current and future technology initiatives related to enhancing the current environment, procedures and controls, risk and audit initiatives, and will work to create a team environment which promotes continuous improvements.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or other related field; CFA is a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in middle and back office operations, focusing on reconciliations
  • Experience supervising a team is a plus. Buy side investment operations is preferred
  • Extensive accounting and operations experience servicing listed and OTC derivatives
  • Strong background in process flow development and controls
  • Team orientation with exceedingly high standards for delivery excellence
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think independently under constant delivery deadlines
  • Proficiency in MS Office, especially using MS Excel and Access preferred, SQL experience a plus
  • Experience with SS&C’s CAMRA and Recon is very beneficial

 

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

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