Fund Accountant - Pricing Analyst

Company: Veterans Sourcing Group HQ ( Learn More )

General Information
4 Year Degree
At least 1 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description A global financial services company is seeking a Pricing Analyst on a temporary-to-hire basis for their office in Newark, DE.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Provide independent valuation services
  • Responsible for daily price¬† capture, validation, and calibration across the index constituents
  • Responsible for producing and analyzing valuation movements within client portfolios on a daily basis
  • Perform daily pricing and validation of all investment assets
  • Review of price confirmation collection within department
  • Analyze price movements against market expectations.
  • Provide subject matter expertise support to downstream teams and clients
  • Liaise with pricing vendors and brokers to resolve issues and minimize risk
  • Complete all daily, monthly, and ad-hoc tasks and reporting as required accurately and to deadline
  • Resolve client queries promptly and professionally
  • Participate in client meetings
  • Escalate all issues promptly and effectively to supervisor
  • Contribute to ongoing developments of the pricing control process
  • Ad-hoc project work as directed
  • Job Requirements
    • 1 to 3 years asset pricing or fund accounting experience
    • Pricing vendor knowledge, i.e. Bloomberg, Reuters
    • Knowledge of industry activities, particularly corporate actions, index tracking and stock markets.
    • Understand the effect that changes in prices and other data elements have on the market value of an account and be sensitive to these changes.
    • Self motivated and proactive with the proven ability to work accurately and under pressure to meet deadlines.
    • Demonstrate an understanding and interest in stocks, bonds, options, and financial markets and products.
    • Intermediate to Advanced MS Excel skills, including pivot tables and v-look ups.¬†
    • Mathematical mindset demonstrating strong numerical skills.
    • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and attention to detail.
    • Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate within a team environment and interact across departments.
    • Demonstrate customer focus and follow-up skills.
    • Ability to work independently and multi-task in a fast paced environment.
    • The role holder will be required to operate flexible working hours to cover early starts and/or late finishes as demanded by the business.
    • Bachelor degree with preference in Finance, Accounting, or Economics.