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Institutional Investment Administration Analyst I


This is a Contract position in Von Ormy, TX posted April 21, 2020.

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking a talented Institutional Investment Administration Analyst I for the San Antonio Home Office I.

Applies high quality investment research to new securities purchased in the institutional portfolios under limited supervision. Studies securities on the Bloomberg terminal while working with USAA Research Analysts and consults other market data sources. Responsible for creating, defining, and maintaining securities records in the order management, accounting and data warehouse systems, as well as conducting initial post-trade compliance tests.

Job Requirements

About USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

In each of the past five years, we’ve been a top-40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, and we’ve ranked among Victory Media’s Top 10 Military Friendly® Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply.

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  • Determines the proper value of new securities and populates missing security master fields including sector, security type, collateral type, issuer, obligor, sponsor, guarantor.
  • Corrects security master data when errors are reported.
  • Diagnoses and investigates system and data problems -independent from Asset Management Company (AMCO) analysts–and determines root cause of errors.
  • Runs compliance tests after new trades.
  • Detects errors and determines cause.
  • Corrects data problems and/or or notifies Compliance, traders and portfolio managers of any compliance violations.
  • Acquires and applies broad knowledge of the investment business, products and processes.
    Identifies opportunities and potential solutions.
  • Resolves issues and navigates obstacles to deliver work product.
  • Serves as a resource to less experienced team members on escalated issues of a routine nature.
  • Performs all other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field required; 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • Minimum of 4 years’ in investment administration experience in the financial services industry.

*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level*

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions.  This will take approximately 5 minutes.  Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not able to change your responses.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven experience and understanding of Bank Repos, Collateral Management and Cash Trading Instruments
  • Experience using Bloomberg, Princeton Asset Management (PAM) or Aladdin
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs.  Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

For Internal Candidates:

Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement) or must have manager’s approval prior to posting.

Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 4/26/20 by 11:59 pm CST time.