Senior Investment Operations Controls Analyst

Boston, MA 02116

Posted: 09/06/2018 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 81952

A major financial institution in Boston, MA is seeking a Senior Investment Operations Controls Analyst to join their team on a one year contract basis ($50/hour). The Senior Investment Operations Controls Analyst will be primarily responsible for providing support for analysis and business controls improvements across the company’ s operations functions within the Investment Division. This position will focus on risk and controls from a Business as Usual and Global Optimization (GO) program perspective, providing support for analysis and controls improvements across our operations functions.

Contract Details:
  • Pay is $50/hour
  • One-year contract

Responsibilities for the Senior Investment Operations Controls Analyst:
  • Perform independent monitoring and testing of internal control within the functional operational teams, provide suggestions for improvement, recommend changes to processes, and follow-up to ensure all corrective actions are implemented completely
  • Recommend enhanced controls and risk mitigates for the division
  • Lead projects to deliver improved processes and controls as requested by the business
  • Help to improve the controls environment across the business, including Financial and non-Financial activities.
  • Engage with independent parties to facilitate support and independent testing of key controls
  • Work closely with Internal Audit, external auditors and other risk professionals
  • Develop strong relationships with key business stakeholders to help develop a thorough understanding of the Business's risk profile and core processes and controls.
  • Participate in due diligence and integration activities as requested
  • Coordinate with functional heads to prepare responds to external audit finding with regards to the company operations.
  • Prepare the annual deficiency analysis for risk and materiality assessments
  • Carry out ad-hoc control reviews and fraud investigation, if requested

Requirements for the Internal Controls Manager: 
  • Bachelor’ s Degree (Finance, Accounting or Economics preferred)
  • Minimum 8 years’ relevant experience in financial services or equivalent experience with minimum 3 years of people management experience
  • Solid knowledge of securities instruments/settlements, banking process and modern securities reconciliation practices
  • Clear understanding of Control Frameworks and methodologies
  • Proven planning and project management skills.
  • An appreciation of the importance of delivering quality service with an emphasis on process improvement
  • Proven experience influencing and working collaboratively with both clients and vendors
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, to meet tight deadlines, allocates time efficiently, and handle multiple demands
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills with the ability to research issues where the solution is not readily apparent
  • Good team player with the ability to build relationships across multiple levels and investment/corporate business units
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to motivate people
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                     

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