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Investment Compliance and Performance Analyst

Job Description
Organization: 
Colorado PERA
Organization Type: 
Other
Job Location: 
Statewide
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Other
Job Description: 

JOB SUMMARY
This position is responsible for conducting investment compliance and performance quantitative analysis as well as other total fund research and analytical support.  Duties include report generation, data review, issue resolution, and policy and procedure implementation.

IDEAL CANDIDATE
Our ideal candidate is assertive, forward-thinking, and takes initiative. We are looking for a professional that pays attention to details, has excellent time-management skills, and has a wide variety of experience in the financial services industry.

Areas of Responsibility

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Implements PERA's investment compliance program according to applicable statutes and investment policies
Reconciles performance and compliance data and output, and researches inconsistencies or inaccuracies
Communicates with various stakeholders and external consultants on compliance and/or performance related issues
Implements PERA's divestment program
Responsible for fund compliance, performance, and divestment analysis and reporting to investment management team and other senior management
Prompt resolution of compliance and performance related issues and questions
Assists with compliance, performance, and other total fund related projects
Responsible for administration of PERA's external manager portal, including submission review, reporting, and coordination with internal investment staff
Provides general research and analytical support to the CIO
Participates in training and educational opportunities for ongoing professional development
Maintains regular and prompt attendance in the workplace
Carries out other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in related field; five years of investment experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience; progress towards CFA designation preferred
Broad knowledge of investment instruments and operations across all asset classes
Customer service orientation with excellent verbal and written communication skills
Advanced proficiency in spreadsheet, word processing, and presentation software
Effective time management and organizational skills; ability to work with minimal supervision
Strong quantitative/analytic aptitude; accounting, mathematical and statistical skills
Exceptional attention to detail

WORKING CONDITIONS

Standard office environment with regular computer use

BENEFITS
We offer a competitive benefits package for our employees including:

Health Insurance - 100% employer paid Medical, Dental, Life & AD&D, and Disability insurance, among other options
Work/Life Balance - generous paid time off as well as paid volunteer hours
Retirement Planning - PERA defined benefit plan, 401(k) and 457 defined contribution plans
Professional Development - tuition assistance, certifications, and on-the-job training
Wellness Programs & Perks - free access to our on-site fitness center, free on-site parking or RTD subsidy, and more

HOW TO APPLY
Complete the employment application online. Please have copies of your resume, cover letter, and any college transcripts available to upload. Please review the following questions. You will be asked for a response to these as part of your application:

Describe your experience performing compliance and/or performance reporting.
Describe the different asset classes with which you have experience.  
Describe your career progression and how you believe this position would contribute to your career goals.

ABOUT COLORADO PERA
Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) provides retirement and other benefits to the employees of more than 500 government agencies and public entities in the state of Colorado. Our main office is located in Denver; where 300 days of sunshine, a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, and natural beauty combine to make it the nation's top city in which to live, work, and play. PERA is a vital and stable contributor to Colorado's economy.

Our mission is to promote long-term financial security for our membership while maintaining the stability of the fund. Our vision is to become the retirement plan of choice for all Colorado public employees. Established in 1931, PERA manages approximately $43 billion across a variety of asset classes, such as stocks, bonds, private equity, and real estate. PERA's investment strategy uses actuarially established investment objectives with long-term goals and policies. Our investment professionals work to invest retirement contributions and maximize returns for the Fund with limited risk. 

At PERA, you can be part of a dynamic, collaborative group of professionals working to fulfill the retirement expectations of our members. You will use your unique skills to do important and meaningful work that is critical to the success of both the organization and the state of Colorado that you love. You will have the opportunity to develop, become an expert in your role, and tackle new challenges, all while enjoying the competitive compensation, lifestyle, and stability that PERA provides. Thus, for both member and employees, PERA represents "One of Colorado's Best Investments." 

 

Requirements/Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in related field; five years of investment experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience; progress towards CFA designation preferred
  • Broad knowledge of investment instruments and operations across all asset classes
  • Customer service orientation with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced proficiency in spreadsheet, word processing, and presentation software
  • Effective time management and organizational skills; ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong quantitative/analytic aptitude; accounting, mathematical and statistical skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
Compensation/Benefits

commensurate with experience - Salary

How To Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/575876-103712

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