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Senior Analyst CLO Operations

Job ID R.0047103 Primary location Greenwood Village, Colorado Date posted 07/12/2024 Worker type Regular Workplace flexibility Remote

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Whether they’re helping people reach their long-term financial goals or providing personal wealth management strategies, every associate contributes to changing the lives of those we serve for the better. When it comes to job satisfaction, that’s hard to beat. And from a personal satisfaction perspective, you’ll enjoy the freedom to support causes that matter to you and experience a truly inclusive work environment. Your future starts now.

As a Senior Analyst CLO Operations, you’re responsible for providing operational support for the trading and reporting functions within the Collateralized Loan Obligations (CLO) Operations team.  Every day is different as questions arise in real time on the underlying trades in our funds.  This position will work very closely with front office traders and analysts, third party accounting support, agent banks, and our internal legal team and will collaborate with the operations, accounting, and reporting teams within the larger Empower investments group.  The functions supported by the analyst include the processing and reconciliation of trade related data, validating security master file (SMF) data, resolving cash and position discrepancies, account maintenance, and monthly reporting.

What you will do

  • Communicating cash and position discrepancies with external accounting administrator or trustee bank to ensure trades are processed and settled accurately for bank loans on each existing CLO or CLO warehouse.
  • Validating SMF data of new loans to our portfolios
  • Answer a large volume of questions regarding trade allocations, KYC data, etc. with a target of same day response (sometimes very time sensitive)
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external partners and customers
  • Prepare documents and communicate elections for corporate actions.
  • Reconcile and research loan rating variances and other security attributes as required.
  • Assist with reconciliation and request of funds during warehouse stage.
  • Support internal and external audit requests as needed.
  • Keep detailed supporting documentation of processes and individual transactions.
  • Build-out new processes and improvements on a regular basis
  • Proactively improve current operating procedures
  • Other tasks as assigned.

What you will bring

  • 3+ years financial services experience and knowledge of investment products and back-office/reporting operational support.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, related field, or commensurate experience
  • Proficient computer skills and intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong analytical reconciliation and problem-solving skills
  • Relentless focus on accuracy and supporting documentation for all that you do.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, agile environment successfully.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, work independently and interact effectively with team members and other internal/external partners.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

What will set you apart:

  • Previous experience with CLO asset manager or bank loan investment operations
  • Demonstrated pursuit of continuing education
  • Exhibit a passion for identifying process improvements.
  • Demonstrated affinity for learning/mastering new technologies.

***Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time, including CPT/OPT.***

What we offer you

We offer an array of diverse and inclusive benefits regardless of where you are in your career. We believe that providing our employees with the means to lead healthy balanced lives results in the best possible work performance.

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Retirement savings – 401(k) plan with generous company matching contributions (up to 6%), financial advisory services, potential company discretionary contribution, and a broad investment lineup
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250/year
  • Business-casual environment that includes the option to wear jeans
  • Generous paid time off upon hire – including a paid time off program plus ten paid company holidays and three floating holidays each calendar year
  • Paid volunteer time — 16 hours per calendar year
  • Leave of absence programs – including paid parental leave, paid short- and long-term disability, and Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)
  • Business Resource Groups (BRGs) - internal networks that rally around common interest, experiences and identities such as race, ethnicity, gender, ability, military status and sexual orientation. BRGs play a vital role in educating and engaging our people and advancing our business priorities.

Base Salary Range

$80,100.00 - $113,175.00

The salary range above shows the typical minimum to maximum base salary range for this position in the location listed. Non-sales positions have the opportunity to participate in a bonus program. Sales positions are eligible for sales incentives, and in some instances a bonus plan, whereby total compensation may far exceed base salary depending on individual performance. Actual compensation offered may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill level and will be finalized at the time of offer.

Equal opportunity employer  Drug-free workplace

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity.  All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age (40 and over), race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, religion, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law. 

***For remote and hybrid positions you will be required to provide reliable high-speed internet with a wired connection as well as a place in your home to work with limited disruption. You must have reliable connectivity from an internet service provider that is fiber, cable or DSL internet. Other necessary computer equipment, will be provided. You may be required to work in the office if you do not have an adequate home work environment and the required internet connection.***

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