Transamerica Intermediate Investment Analyst-Trade Operations-Aegon AM in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job FamilyInv Analyst Middle Office

Job Description SummaryCompany Overview:Aegon Asset Management is a global investment firm with about 250 investment professionals in North America, Europe and Asia. Within the United States, Aegon Asset Management investment offerings include credit strategies, global equity, multi-asset and real asset strategies, and customized investment solutions. The firm serves a diverse global client base that includes corporate, union and public pensions, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, subadvisory, family offices and wealth managers. We are committed to excellence, trust and building long-term partnerships with clients. Position Overview: Aegon USA Investment Management, LLC is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Investment Analyst within the Securities Trade Operations Team. This position will be responsible for supporting the needs of Front Office and Client Services related to trade settlement, corporate action election, research, issue resolution, onboarding, and communication. Hire will continue to build relationships by maintaining cooperation and effective communication between Front Office and Operations. In addition, this position may assist with other team functions including cash publishing, and related projects.Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Solving problems by communicating to Front Office, Client Services, custodians, and other impacted parties

  • Daily publishing and reconciliation of cash balances on Aladdin

  • Collateral management

  • Investigating and resolving cash discrepancies by working with banks and other groups within Asset Operations

  • Daily reconciliation of positions on Aladdin to Custodians

  • Assisting with client onboarding

Required Qualifications:

  • B. A. (Accounting, Finance, or financial services-related) is required with 1-3 years of experience

  • Working knowledge of fixed income products, life cycle of a trade, and investment processes preferred

  • Strong customer service and relationship management skills

  • Strong analytical, problem recognition and resolution, organizational, and communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities, including the ability to meet tight deadlines occurring throughout the day

  • Detail oriented, accurate, and analytical

  • Addresses issues in a timely and professional manner

  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment

  • Proficiency with MS Office.

Job and compensation levels depend upon an applicant’s qualifications including the extent of his/her relevant experience and other job related factors and will be determined by hiring supervisors/managers and HR.

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Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC, is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

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At Transamerica, hard work, innovative thinking and personal accountability are qualities that we honor and reward. We understand the potential that is unleashed by leveraging the talents of a diverse workforce. We embrace an environment where employees enjoy a balance between their careers, families, communities and personal interests. Ultimately, we appreciate the uniqueness of a company where talented professionals work collaboratively in a positive environment focused on helping customers secure their long-term financial futures.

Transamerica is a part of AEGON, an international life insurance, pension, and asset management company. The AEGON companies employ approximately 28,000 people and have a strong presence in more than 20 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.transamerica.com.