Senior Associate, Client Reporting and Performance

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • New York Life Insurance Company
  • 25 Sep 16

Senior Associate, Client Reporting and Performance

New York Life Investments, a division of New York Life Insurance Company, is one of the world's largest global asset managers. With more than $500 billion in assets under management, the Investments Group manages premiums paid by the company's six million policyholders, and a global asset management business. New York Life Investments offers a full suite of guaranteed products and annuities, as well as institutional and retail asset management products. It also oversees ten independent investment management boutiques responsible for managing the company's third party assets.

Summary of Position:
The Client Reporting and Performance Analyst will be responsible for the preparation of ad-hoc, monthly/quarterly and year to date client reports, portfolio performance analysis and management fee billing for NYL Investors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of comprehensive client and management reports for NYL Investors
  • Analyze portfolio returns and attribution for accuracy using industry best practices
  • Ensure performance returns are in accordance with GIPS and industry best practices
  • Support management, client services and portfolio manager with portfolio reporting and performance related inquiries
  • Produce and distribute Investment Management fee invoices
  • Drive process improvement by partnering with business analysts and technology to improve and streamline reporting capabilities.
  • Lead/participate in regression testing of client reports
  • Collaborate with various business partners including Operations, IT, Systems Support, Client Services and Portfolio Management/Trading Desk
  • Interface with all levels of management e.g., portfolio management, operations and business management
  • Lead/participate in departmental and interdepartmental projects
  • Promote customer-focused approach in dealing with business partners and clients

Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting/Finance, MBA a plus
  • Minimum 7 years fixed income performance and client reporting experience with an Asset Management/Investment Advisory Firm
  • In depth knowledge of performance measurement methodologies a (e.g., True-Time Weighted, Modified Dietz) and GIPS standards
  • Comprehensive understanding of fixed income investments, asset classes and investment measures including duration, yield and WAL

Required Skills:
  • Strong analytical background specifically with respect to fixed income performance measurement and attribution methodologies.
  • Ability to synthesize or distill information from a number of sources.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven experience with establishing and maintaining strong customer relations both internally and externally
  • Ability to operate efficiently in a deadline driven environment through effective prioritization
  • Ability to create business specifications, test plans and implement changes to processes through the use of technology
  • Easily adapts to change
  • Experience with Crystal/Business Objects. Eagle PACE, CAMRA, Bloomberg and Blackrock Aladdin a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications

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* Based on revenue as reported by "Fortune 500, Ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual)," Fortune Magazine, June 15, 2015. See http://fortune.com/fortune500/2015/ for methodology.
1. Operating earnings is the key measure use by management to track Company's profitability from ongoing operations and underlying profitability of the business. This indicator is based on generally accepted accounting principles in the US(GAAP), with certain adjustments Company believes to be appropriate as a measurement approach ( non GAAP), primarily the removal of gains or losses on investments and related adjustments.
2. Assets under management represent Consolidated Domestic and International insurance Company Statutory assets (cash and invested assets and separate account assets) and third party assets principally managed by New York Life Investment management Holdings LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company.