Athene Risk Internship (Co-op) in West Des Moines, Iowa
We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.
The term of this opportunity is from December 20, 2021 to July 8, 2022.The co-op will work closely with our Derivatives Management team for 40 hours/week (Mon-Fri) in West Des Moines, Iowa.
Supports the day to day derivative hedging process by conducting analysis and generating reports.
Assist with creation and enhancement of risk management models and improve the efficiency of the derivative hedging processes and systems.
Conduct analysis on financial derivatives such as options, futures, and swaps using statistical, mathematical, financial and computer programming skills.
The expansive daily exposure to the financial trading activities will allow the co-op to attain a higher level of both theoretical and practical understanding of hedging and risk management.
Qualifications and Experience:
Pursuit of Bachelor’s or Master’s level degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Math, Physics, Computer Science, or other STEM majors
Solid quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills
Highly detail-oriented, quick learner and ability to function in fast-paced team environment
Solid social skills and written communication ability
Experience with, MS Excel, MS Access, VBA and statistical software
NOTE: Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment background check.
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Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
We are driven to do more. More for our customers and the financial professionals who offer our products. If you are driven to do more and love the challenge of pursuing more, Athene is your kind of company. You will find we offer more than the basics to create a diverse, inclusive and dynamic work environment at our various locations.
Based on your location you will experience a unique blend of: • Benefits to meet individual needs including, but not limited to, a 401(k) and/or pension plan with a company match, paid time off, paid holidays, job-related tuition reimbursement, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. • Career development opportunities including a Leadership Development Program, self-guided trainings and periodic Lunch & Learns. • Amenities that include "dress for your day" work attire, in house coffee bar, on-site café, ergonomic desks, game room area and on-site fitness facility. • Volunteer opportunities to give back to the community, company-sponsored volunteer events throughout the year, individual non-profit volunteer time that can earn grant money, and non-profit matching gift program.
Athene USA is also proud to be recognized for the following: • Best places to Work in Money Management by Pensions & Investments, 2020 • Iowa's Top Workplaces; since 2015 • Bermuda Top Ten Employer; 2019 • United Way of Central Iowa awards• Advocate & Volunteer; 2016 • S pirit of Central Iowa; 2017, 2019 • Game Changer; 2018 • Impact-Maker; 2018, 2020 • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Awards • Patriot Award, 2018 • Pro Patria Award, 2019 • Seven Seals Award, 2019 • Military Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • Military Spouse Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • LGBTQ+ Friendly Employer by Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2021 • Excellence in Education LOMA;10 plus years • Structured Retail Products (SRP) • Best Carrier Award; 2017 & 2018 • FIA of the Year; 2019
For more specific details for each location, please click here (https://www.athene.com/about/careers) .