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Financial Analyst - Pricing

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia, 30309
  • Salary: 30.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 days ago

Contract Opportunity with 90-Year Old Global Investment Firm

Position: Pricing Analyst
Location: Atlanta, GA, 30309
Term: 12 Months (05/17/2021 to 05/16/2022)

Day-to-Day Responsibilities: 

  • Obtain security prices from the approved sources.
  • Review various variance and exception reports.
  • Use secondary sources to verify daily quotes.
  • Contribute to the improvement of the daily pricing process.
  • Assist in the documentation of good faith pricing procedures and reports and any other pricing issues.
  • Prepare reports and answer queries relating to fund audits.
  • Answer queries from Fund Accountants, Fund Accounting Managers, compliance specialists, auditors and Investments personnel.
  • Complete special projects as required.
  • Review exchange rates for accuracy.
  • Assist in the completion of all periodic reporting requirements.
  • Develop relationship with pricing vendors to provide support with various pricing issues.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Work Experience / Knowledge:
  • At least 2-5 year Fund Accounting or Finance experience in the securities/investment industry is required.
  • Must have a solid understanding of accounting and financial principles as it applies to daily pricing and various reporting requirements.
  • Must be able to utilize computer equipment and software, specifically spreadsheet applications.
  • Knowledge of market data services like Bloomberg or Reuters is a plus.
  • Proficient knowledge in fixed income securities or derivatives is strongly encouraged
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with a variety of individuals are required.
  • Must have strong analytical skills in order to handle a variety of pricing issues including but not limited to foreign currency translations, futures,
  • option and swap contracts and corporate actions related items.
  • Must have the ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and concentrate on detailed information.
  • Must demonstrate initiative in actively pursuing solutions to pricing issues.
  • Must be able to utilize computer equipment and software, specifically spreadsheet and database applications.
  • The ability to contribute in a team environment is critical.
  • Must also be able to work under pressure and make quick, sound decisions.
  • Formal Education: (minimum requirement to perform job duties)
  • A Bachelor's degree in Economics, Accounting or Finance is required or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would
  • provide the knowledge, skills and ability required.
  • CFA designation or progress towards designation preferred
If this looks like a perfect fit, apply today!