MassMutual Financial Group Junior Investment Analyst- Operations in Boston, Massachusetts

Since 1851, MassMutual’s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We at MassMutual value diversity and inclusion. We’re people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, we’re stronger.

Description

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SUMMARY

Investment operations is a key part of the investment life cycle value stream. This role will support the initial onboarding and ongoing fund administration throughout the life of an investment. This role will interact heavily with our portfolio managers as well our internal back office support.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Junior Investment Analyst for the Middle Office operations will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Monitoring and oversight of investment managers and external service providers

  • Triaging and prioritizing incoming requests from both external and internal stakeholders on a daily basis

  • Processing requests for funding within established time standards

  • Maintaining the investment book of record to reflect investment activity within established time standards

  • Ensuring trade activity is communicated effectively and in a timely manner to the appropriate business areas

  • Collaborating and communicating with stakeholders within Investment Management as well as with other cross-functional business partners

  • Maintaining and improving standard work, policies/procedures and process workflows

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four year college degree

  • 3-5 years working in the financial services sector in similar investment operations capacity.

  • Knowledge of financial securities markets, language and products

  • Avanced knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office products (primarily Excel, PowerPoint, BI and Access)

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future.

  • Position may require up to a 10% travel commitment on a rolling twelve month basis

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills

  • Private equity and/or venture operations experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Independence and self-motivation, with the ability to directly address conflicts and escalate issues where appropriate

  • A sense of urgency, being able to prioritize / multi-task well

  • Strong client focus and ability to partner with various internal groups and client contacts

  • Risk and controls awareness

  • Adaptability and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment

  • Strong attention to detail, while accurately processing large volumes of work under competing priorities

  • Recognition of patterns and trends in data operations and identify opportunities for improving processes and systems

Ranked No. 77 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2017) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.

CORE VALUES

Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

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MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

• 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2018)

• National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2017)

• DiversityInc Noteworthy Company (2017)

• Disability Equality Index® (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2017)

• Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

• Military Friendly Employer (2018)