Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Houston, TX

Description

Job Purpose (Job Summary):
Under general supervision, handles pricing issues including the daily review of vendor supplied prices and research and resolution of pricing exceptions in
a timely manner. Independently prepare valuation reports for the AIM Valuation Committee, the Board of Trustees, Financial Reporting, and the funds
independent auditors.
Key Responsibilities / Duties:
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.
Qualifications
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
Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required:
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

Metasys Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, veteran or disability status.

About the Company

Metasys Technologies

With over 15 years of experience, Metasys Technologies (MTI) provides consultants with rewarding career opportunities in a multitude of organizations.

Rated by The Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of the best places to work, MTI provides our consultants with opportunities for growth and recognition. MTI has a nationwide network of clients including Fortune 50 companies and numerous medium to small sized businesses.

We offer opportunities in I.T. Professional Services, Finance & Accounting, and Business Professional Services.

Our tools and consultant care program help you with the interview process and provide you with continuous guidance and insight.

If you are a candidate looking for career growth or change, we can help you find a career that matches your aspirations.

Company Size

100 to 499 employees

Industry

Computer/IT Services

Founded

2000

Website

http://metasysinc.com/