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Los Angeles CA Full Time Posted: Thursday, 10 August 2017
 
 
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Req ID: 8821
Experience Level: Professional
Other Location(s): Los Angeles (CA)
Relocation offered: Yes
Travel required: None

Come grow with us

At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it's more than that. It's smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you'll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You'll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You'll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you'll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.

The Global Investment Control (GIC) department directly supports Capital Group s investment professionals, implements investment decisions and facilitates the investment process. Operating from locations in North America, Europe, and Asia, core functions include order management, portfolio construction and compliance, trade support, corporate action communication and coordination, and Proxy services, among others. These services support the management of equity and fixed income portfolios for retail, institutional and private clients.

In addition, GIC supports enterprise wide initiatives and strategic objectives. One of these initiatives is developing new product offerings to make American Funds accessible to investors outside the United States. This effort continues to grow in scope as we introduce new funds and asset classes to the program and GIC has an evolving need to directly support the process.
Based in Los Angeles, the Senior Analyst will play a critical role on the Portfolio Implementation and Compliance team focusing on this effort, acting as a liaison between team leads and other internal stakeholders such as technical solution providers. This individual will ensure business requirements are addressed before a technical solution is designed and implemented. They may also be responsible for overseeing client compliance issues and guidelines, processing and managing investment orders as new funds are being introduced.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with project leads and technical experts to determine current and future state business processes.
  • Identify gaps in business processes, translate gaps into system requirements and facilitate negotiation of requirements with technical solution providers.
  • Manage and facilitate prioritization of technology backlog.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to the team in moving forward and meeting deliverables.
  • Lead functional and user acceptance testing, ensure a smooth implementation of technical solutions including the development of training materials and post implementation support.
  • Ensure fund/client accounts are properly constructed based on portfolio convictions and remain in compliance with established guidelines.

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years' experience in Investment Operations or IT with some exposure to business analysis or project management.
  • Undergraduate degree required; knowledge of investment management industry with exposure to quantitative portfolio management/construction or working towards CFA certification preferred.
  • Knowledge of standard processes, tools, and deliverables for project management and business analysis, including: process mapping, process design, and requirements gathering will be highly desirable.
  • Comfortable navigating multiple areas of the organization, including influencing and getting buy-in on technology/business process solutions and requirements.
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities and meeting deliverable deadlines.

Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world's largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.39 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers.

We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


Los Angeles CA, United States of America
IT
Capital Group
Capital Group
JS8821-EN_US
8/10/2017 9:51:29 PM


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