Investment Operations & Accounting Analyst

Investment Operations & Accounting Analyst

Marsh McLennan
1-3 years
Not Specified

Job Description



At Mercer, we're creating a culture where you can bring your authentic self to work. As a part of our team, you will bring your inclusive energy and enthusiasm to colleagues that value you personally and professionally - regardless of who you are, what you look like, where you were raised or born, who you love or what your beliefs are. Join us and let's make a difference together.
Mercer Investments is seeking a strong, self-motivated Investment Operations & Accounting Analyst to join its Alternative Investments Operations Department!
What can you expect
  • Assist with the implementation and maintenance of client and fund investment accounts.
  • Assist in the accounting oversight function for various investment accounts, liaising with clients, consultants, and portfolio managers regarding onboarding activities, and managing client cash flow activities, including private equity capital calls/distributions and executing mutual fund trades.
  • Serve as the liaison between clients and custodians to help anticipate and analyze ongoing cash needs for monthly, quarterly or annual draws for investors
  • Communicate with investment managers and custodians to facilitate client investment activities, including fielding questions regarding custodians and processes

What is in it for you
  • A company with a strong brand and strong results to match
  • Culture of internal mobility, collaboration and valued partnership with the business.
  • Employee Resource Groups, which provide access to leaders, relevant volunteer and mentoring opportunities and interactions with counterparts in industry groups and client organizations.
  • Competitive pay (salary and performance bonus potential), full benefits package - starting day one (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, generous 401k match AND contribution).
  • Flexible work opportunities for work/life balance
  • Tuition Reimbursement plan per year and participation in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan

We will Count on you to:
  • Monitor clients for cash flow needs and provide back office operational support including:
  • Monitoring accounts for daily inflows and outflows
  • Executing trades or directing the implementation of trades
  • Coordinating and reviewing accounts for cash requirements for payment of capital calls
  • Provide documentation and/or requests from auditors for clients fiscal year end audit requirement
  • Facilitate and monitor outgoing wires for accuracy and timeliness as dictated by approved investment policy and re-balancing procedures
  • Prepare and/or review documents with clients for completeness and accuracy
  • Assist in the management of investor subscription, redemption, and transfer procedures for private investment funds including documents, wire transfers & acceptance letters work with consulting and client services team to ensure timely turnaround of documentation
  • Communicate with investors on a variety of issues including contact information changes and requests for general information about fund operations
  • Participate in the coordination of our funds audits and tax filings
  • Participate in the preparation of investors K-1s
  • Review and reconcile invoices prior to organizing payments

What you need to have:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business administration
  • 1 to 3 years of business experience
  • Experience in the operation capacities of custodians, such as banks, trust companies and brokerage firms
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Overall good technical skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated, self-directed, and attentive to detail
  • Able to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Must be Customer Service Oriented

What Makes You Stand Out
  • Experience in the operation capacities of custodians, such as banks, trust companies and brokerage firms
  • Experience with foundations and endowments
  • Experience with alternative investment
  • Ability to adapt well to changing priorities

believes in building brighter futures by redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. Mercer's more than 25,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a business of (NYSE: MMC), the world's leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, with 76,000 colleagues and annual revenue of $17 billion. Through its market-leading businesses including , and , Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit . Follow Mercer on Twitter .
Marsh McLennan and its Affiliates are EOEMinority/Female/Disability/Vet/SexualOrientation/Gender Identity employers.

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., doing business as Marsh McLennan, is a global professional services firm, headquartered in New York City with businesses in insurance brokerage, risk management, reinsurance services, talent management, investment advisory, and management consulting. Marsh McLennan ranked #212 on the 2018 Fortune 500 ranking, the company's 24th year on the annual Fortune list, and #458 on the 2017 Forbes Global 2000 List.

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