Great-West Financial Empower Retirement

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Investment Data Analyst

Investment Data Analyst

Job ID 
14775
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-CO-Denver (DTC)
Posted Date 
10/3/2017
Category 
Investments

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Position Highlights

Be Bold Be Brilliant

 

Would you like to be a part of one of America's leading financial services firms? Great-West Financial is the nation’s second largest insurer in sales of individual life insurance through banks. We also offer annuity and executive benefits products. Under Empower Retirement, we provide employer sponsored retirement plans as the nation’s second largest retirement plan provider.

 

Our over 5,000 associates across 40 locations across the country provide world class service to:

 

30,000+ employer sponsored retirement plans

8 million+ employees participating in their employer-sponsored retirement plan

467,700+ individual life insurance and annuity accounts

$460 billion+ total assets under administration

 

The Investment Data Analyst will support the securitized fixed-income investment team by ensuring accurate data is available to support portfolio management functions.  The analyst is responsible for integrating, manipulating, and synthesizing diverse data sets and presenting it as complete and accurate analyses, inclusive of standardized reporting as well as ad-hoc analytical requests where a defined process has not been established, and maintaining / improving database and spreadsheet procedures.  Ideal candidates will possess strong technical skills as well as a basic investment knowledge including an understanding of the fixed income investment grade universe.   Please note that this position does not offer a path to become part of the investment management team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing a process for aggregating, organizing and distributing data.
  • Communicating with a variety of vendors in order to bring a comprehensive view to analyses that support investment strategy decisions.
  • Identifying and solving complex requests through quantitative means; when a defined process and/or solution has not been established.
  • Integrating, manipulating, and synthesizing diverse data sources while developing a deeper understanding of data elements and relationships.
  • Developing effective quality controls through each phase of the analytical process.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting, mathematics, or related field, equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • 2+ years of professional experience involving direct data analysis preferred.
  • Working knowledge of fixed income assets.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills (including VBA), Intermediate to Advanced MS Access skills required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication required.
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to self-motivate, work collaboratively within teams, and be flexible to accommodate change within a dynamic environment, preferred.
  • Exceptional problem solving skills with unrelenting focus on practical business implications. 

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: Normal Office Working Conditions

 

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills.

About Great-West Financial

At Great-West Financial® and Empower Retirement, our more than 5,000 associates are dedicated to helping customers secure their financial futures. We offer a range of retirement savings products, life insurance, annuities and investment services from offices across the country. If you’re interested in joining a company that enjoys a record of strong performance and is rich in history yet innovative, bold and transformative, then our organization is an outstanding place for you to grow and succeed. We’re an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. We’re also committed to providing a drug-free workplace.

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