Federated Investors, Inc. is one of the largest investment managers in the world, with nearly $400 billion in assets under management. We offer 108 domestic and international equity, fixed-income and money market funds, as well as a variety of separately managed accounts. Our diversified product line is distributed through more than 8,500 financial intermediaries and institutions. We have been in business for over 65 years and are passionate about growth with a keen eye on stability and always making the right decision.
CAREER OPPORTUNITY #: 7500
POSITION TITLE: IMO DATA SPECIALIST
DEPARTMENT: INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS
Bachelor degree in Finance, Business or Accounting preferred or equivalent financial services industry experience.
Minimum 3 years of financial services experience required.
Technical writing experience (e.g. procedures, training materials, etc.) required.
Data analysis expertise required.
Advanced knowledge of applicable operations functions required; familiarity with compliance requirements associated with mutual funds and the securities industry desired.
Experience with various proprietary software packages (e.g. Eagle, Bloomberg, IBOR, Charles River) required; MS Office products expertise required.
Play a central role in aligning the needs of business units with the capabilities delivered by information technology, and may serve as a "translator" between those groups. Ensure that data within MarkitEDM system is aligned with external data sources, i.e., Charles River, Bloomberg, Finders, etc. Build data within system and create rules for report development.
Work with various groups and determine data and reporting needs. Develop business requirements for reporting and ensure that data meets the needs of the business.
Collect, evaluate and compress data and information from multiple sources, resolve conflicts and differentiate between actual and required user needs
Deliver results after thorough research of functional needs by collaborating and communication between various users
Understand end user's requirements and transform them into operational application
Communicate with internal teams and external clients to deliver functional requirements like GUI, screen and interface designs.
Assist in the review, development and implementation of new procedures and/or processes resulting from reengineering, new initiatives, increased quality control or as mandated by corporate policy.
Ensure scheduled work, tasks and deadlines are completed and verified by agreed deadlines, checklists are signed, reviewed and required back up and documentation is filed.
Shift work required. Business support occurs from 7:00AM – 8:00PM
Federated Investors Tower – Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Understanding and ability to articulate how technology aligns and supports business processes
Strong technical skills, business acumen, organization skills and the ability to prioritize competing deliverables
Problem solving and decision making skills; strong analytical ability
Ability to learn new skills and absorb materials quickly
Solid oral and written communication skills
Ability to utilize interpersonal skills to effectively deal with conflicting priorities and work as an effective member of a team
Federated Investors, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with a professional environment.
Only those candidates in whom we have an interest will be contacted.
About Federated Investors, Inc.
Since 1955, millions of investors in the United States and around the globe have relied on Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII) for world-class investment management. Federated has grown to become one of the nation's largest investment managers with $397.6 billion in assets under management.
Federated has honed its disciplined investment process over a half-century to deliver style-consistent investment products, including 123 domestic and international equity, fixed-income and money market funds, as well as a variety of separately managed accounts. Federated's diversified product line is distributed through more than 8,400 financial intermediaries and institutions who assist investors in meeting their unique objectives. For additional information about Federated Investors visit FederatedInvestors.com.