Analyst / Associate Job Description

Analyst / Associate Job Description

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Analyst / associate provides support to departments such as Financial reporting, Pricing, Corporate Actions and any other additional users of Fund Accounting applications.

Analyst / Associate Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Interface/communicate with cross functional disciplines and resources
Troubleshoot”, Create, Optimize
Utilize financial databases and analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures
Interface with management in various departments, including tax, financial reporting, IT and management reporting
Provide support for tax, management reporting and financial reporting including footnote support as needed during the close cycle
Prepare schedules and analysis to support the SEC financial filings
Create and maintain supporting binders for all public company filings
Process edits and tie out the 10-K, 10-Qs and 8-K to supporting binders
Coordinate with various departments for reporting information, including consolidation, business units, tax and financial planning and analysis
Assist with and respond to requests from external and internal auditors

Analyst / Associate Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Analyst / Associate

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CFA, CPA, ISTQB, ITIL, CISSP, SANS, GCIA, CEH, GIAC, CPIM

Education for Analyst / Associate

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the analyst / associate job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Accounting, Education, Business, Physics, Business/Administration, Computer Science, Engineering

Skills for Analyst / Associate

Desired skills for analyst / associate include:

Financial instruments and their accounting treatment
Accounting principles
Fund Administration and Accounting policies
Financial and regulatory reporting requirements
Fund accounting systems
Fund administration and valuation function and good understanding of the organisation
UK SORP and other relevant legislation
With particular reference to UK Collective Vehicles
Industry developments and trends
Account reconciliation processes

Desired experience for analyst / associate includes:

Knowledge of Advent Software or other portfolio management systems a plus
Experience in Client Reporting a plus
Knowledge of FactSet a plus
In addition to the above skills, candidate will be expected to study and sit for Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) exam within two years of hire date
Interested applicants must conduct themselves in a highly professional manner
Evaluates and test new or modified software programs and software development procedures used to verify that programs function according to user requirements and confirm to establishment guidelines

Analyst / Associate Examples

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Analyst / Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an analyst / associate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for analyst / associate
  • Deliver and manage requirements to time and cost for projects
  • Jointly participate in project & task assignments with other team members to gain experience in policies and procedures related to the facilitation of mailings, block transfers, conversions and data mining
  • Assume responsibility of less complex projects & tasks while developing fundamental concepts, practices and procedures
  • Maintenance of accurate and current documentation where appropriate and work with appropriate parties to ensure timely deliverables
  • Pro-active communication with all responsible parties for updates and reporting
  • Become accomplished in use of all relevant department tools and resource
  • Determine appropriate benchmarks for Global Career Framework (GCF) Phase IV meetings and prepare career continuum templates
  • Enter information into the Global Job Description system and follow-up with managers on any missing information to complete a job description or career continuum
  • Set up job codes globally and update impacted GCF materials
  • Schedule GCF Phase IV meetings, determining the best use of everyone’s time
Qualifications for analyst / associate
  • Understanding business rationale and supporting regulation (where applicable) to ensure functional requirements are fully understood, documented, and can be articulated with business users and technology managers at all levels of the organization
  • Working closely with technology architects to design and implement agreed requirements (both functional and non) that are aligned to strategic plans, following appropriate systems development lifecycle methodologies
  • Documenting and communicating analysis and design to all stakeholders in appropriate and relevant formats (written, visual, spread sheets)
  • Abstracting and managing requirements to appropriate levels
  • Managing SIT testing cycles and defect tracking against project requirements
  • Delivering medium / large scale application(s) within regulated environments
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Analyst / Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of analyst / associate. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for analyst / associate
  • Perform queries on the data to discern data anomalies and quality audits to ensure the accuracy of the rules or statistical models prior to delivery to clients
  • Monitor model performance and adjust models as directed by more senior analysts
  • Assist with engineering, build teams, and delivery to create ensure appropriate data delivery
  • Perform basic research/analysis to include accuracy reports, cross-tabs, frequencies, data hygiene, correlations, data summarizations, and profiles reports or profile data
  • Provide post-project support
  • Knowledge of new techniques in digital
  • Knowledge of unstructured data
  • Ability to communicate their findings
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a quantitative field (Math, Computer Science) or related degree programs and/or 2-4 years of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of data quality, database concepts, analysis, and rule/code development
Qualifications for analyst / associate
  • MS Access, MapInfo, ArcGIS, Tactician or comparable mapping/database software knowledge is beneficial but not required
  • Minimum one year of business analysis experience
  • Have experience with large distributed processing environments (Hadoop)
  • Strong experience in Hyperion greatly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Comp
  • Product Control RTB experience including daily P&L production (attribution, variance explain ), and Transaction Accounting processes
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Analyst / Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an analyst / associate. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for analyst / associate
  • Responsible for the collecting documents to ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP, SOX and other relevant regulations
  • Monitors and reports commodity transactions, balance sheet and cash flow variances against budget and historical data to identify anomalies or discrepancies and ensure information is accurate and credible
  • Provides accounting data to support commodity activities and supports financial filings and requests for information
  • Establish and account for Mark-to-Market financial statements
  • Supports the coordination and preparation of information for intercompany transactions and reconciliations
  • Collects and enters data to appropriate accounts to maintain intercompany consolidation records
  • Assists in processing and recording intercompany eliminations and adjustments
  • Provides administrative support by collecting financial information for data entry
  • Supports audits by collecting documents and maintaining files
  • Enters financial information to prepare statements for monthly and annual accounts
Qualifications for analyst / associate
  • Commodities and Derivatives
  • Gas and Electric Commodity processes
  • Associate’s Degree preferred with limited to no experience in commodity accounting
  • Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the COSO Internal Control – Integrated Framework
  • Knowledge of utility service business activities and projects
  • Ability to review and resolving data discrepancies
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Analyst / Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of analyst / associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for analyst / associate
  • Processes all cash application activities, including lockbox, wires, ACH, credit card, and unapplied cash receipts daily to ensure cash is current at all times
  • Administers and maintains ACH processing and Credit Card processing
  • Process customer cancelations and deactivate connections
  • Manages open credit/prepayment balances, completing monthly review for potential refunds
  • Manages collections on rejected ACH payments, declined credit cards
  • Manages returned checks collections, credit card dispute resolution, and related reporting for management
  • Serves as an internal resource on customer, billing and cash application questions
  • Prepares monthly financial reports, as assigned
  • Provides support to Billing & Collections team as needed
  • Fulfill new functionality requests
Qualifications for analyst / associate
  • Knowledge of intercompany accounting and consolidations
  • Experience with BMC’s Remedy environment
  • Experience with ServiceNow environment
  • Master’s or equivalent degree required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and familiarity with SQL and databases required
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related discipline preferred
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Analyst / Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of analyst / associate. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for analyst / associate
  • Perform administrative tasks for, among other things, rating committees, portfolio reviews and time-sensitive projects
  • Interact with intermediaries and issuers on rating-related matters
  • Collaborate with the business stakeholders and technology team to understand the vision and business value for a particular project or business area, including the dependencies between systems and processes both internal and external
  • Maintain deliverable schedules for completion of projects on time
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure, prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to internalize feedback and iterate rapidly
  • Ability to create user stories, process flows and wireframes in order to clearly communicate a set of detailed functional requirements
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to better understand product requirements in collaboration with project managers, stakeholders, and the news technology development team in order to ensure team understands requirements to successfully meet business needs
  • Excellent at conducting requirement gathering sessions and then concisely documenting their outcome
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, and the ability to speak knowledgeably with members of both the business and technology teams
Qualifications for analyst / associate
  • Perform data analysis to accurately capture business requirements and as needed throughout the life cycle of each project and fix to ensure high quality results
  • Conducts walkthrough and review of business requirement documents for each assigned project and fix
  • Elicits and captures requirements for the creation of reports
  • Act as subject matter expert for all functional requirement areas
  • Accurately document requirement revisions in all business requirement documents including project specific requirements, the Plan Administration Manual (PAM), the Status Change Matrix (SCM) and all other impacted business requirement documents
  • Strong personal computing skills, including proficiency with Microsoft office products (including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, Access, Project, and PowerPoint)

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