Analyst, Investment Operations

Job Title

Analyst, Investment Operations

Job Description

Walton Enterprises is seeking a qualified Investment Operations Analyst. The Investment Operations Analyst primarily serves to implement the portfolio decisions recommended by the Investment Team. This involves completing documentation related to investments, maintaining accurate records of transactions, and developing a strong working knowledge of the clients and their investment portfolios. The role also requires a significant amount of both written and oral communication with and coordination between internal and external stakeholders. The work environment is fast-paced and deadline driven. We will provide on-the-job training for this position.

About the Position
The ideal candidate is engaged and interested in the operational aspects of building an investment portfolio and is motivated to support the investment team. Successful Analysts are able to learn quickly, apply acquired knowledge to new situations, and demonstrate strong critical thinking skills. They exhibit strong organizational skills, proactively complete work, prioritize tasks, and manage time well, and they are comfortable communicating with individuals at all levels of tenure.

What you will do

Responsibilities
• Act as liaison between clients, fund managers and administrators, custodian, investment team and internal staff to complete, execute, and submit all documentation related to investments in client portfolios
• Review monthly and quarterly performance reports to accuracy. Coordinate with performance reporting group to provide timely and accurate updates and information regarding changes to client portfolios.
• Collect, interpret, and organize information relating to all aspects of client portfolios – including amendments, consent forms, investment and liquidity opportunities and elections, fund updates, and anticipated cash flows, and coordinate with investment team to ensure any necessary actions are taken for client portfolios.
• Monitor transaction records, share class information, and manager liquidity provisions on behalf of all client portfolios
• Proactively support client and portfolio objectives through communication with third-party service providers. Review documentation and maintain correspondence.
• Complete ad hoc reports and requests
• Utilize manager/custodian websites to monitor client transactions and cash flows.
• Utilize internal and external resources to support client activities.
• Provide administrative support to client teams.
• Maintain awareness of current investment themes and client interests.

Who we are looking for

Qualifications required for your success
• Demonstrated ability to think critically and make informed decisions
• Proactive attitude, desire to learn, ability to self-direct work, eagerness to contribute to team success
• Strong analytical and organizational abilities
• Ability to work in a time-sensitive environment and balance competing priorities
• Exceptional written and oral communication skills
• Experience in a customer service environment
• Able to learn quickly and adapt to new challenges
• Exhibit professional, focused, and disciplined approach to work responsibilities
• Experience in Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Outlook, and Word

Personal attributes that support your success
• Ability to act as a trusted advisor to principals and colleagues while demonstrating expertise and integrity
• You are helpful, a team player, and show respect while collaborating with others
• You are results oriented and exercise sound judgment in your work
• A lifelong learner, who is inquisitive and solves problems with bold thinking and innovation
• A visionary who plans for the future with imagination and wisdom
• You are dedicated to achieving excellence and work with others to tackle the tasks at hand

About Walton Enterprises
Walton Enterprises supports the personal, philanthropic and business activity for the Walton family. We are a family-led organization, supporting multiple generations of Sam & Helen Walton’s family.

Walton Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment of any kind. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Basic Qualifications

• Demonstrated ability to think critically and make informed decisions
• Proactive attitude, desire to learn, ability to self-direct work, eagerness to contribute to team success
• Strong analytical and organizational abilities
• Ability to work in a time-sensitive environment and balance competing priorities
• Exceptional written and oral communication skills
• Experience in a customer service environment
• Able to learn quickly and adapt to new challenges
• Exhibit professional, focused, and disciplined approach to work responsibilities
• Experience in Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Outlook, and Word