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Team / division overview
The potential candidate will be part of the Investment Guideline Management (IGM) team, within DWS. The team is responsible for providing on-going support to the DWS organization for rule implementation and post trade monitoring of investment and trading activities to ensure compliance with federal security laws and client specific instructions. The successful applicant will assist in ensuring compliance with the Investment Company Act of 1940 as well as specific fund restrictions for all institutional clients, proprietary/sub-advised Funds and ERISA clients that are managed by the firm.
As a/an Investment Guideline Management Analyst you will (be):
Work with and assist institutional advisory services, retail mutual funds, alternatives, and other investment products in parts of client on-boarding process and establishing and updating client investment guidelines
Process and research daily alerts through a review of investment management agreements and data from Order Management and accounting systems to determine if alerts are valid guideline breaches
Communicate investment guideline breaches to portfolio managers for validation
Log guideline breaches into a central errors and breaches database
Monitor that open breaches are closed/resolved in a timely manner and that client accounts reimbursed for loses when applicable
Perform manual monitoring for rules that cannot be systematically programmed into the system through a review of various ancillary reports/system
Front-line resolution of escalated business specific issues across assigned project areas
Interface with internal and external contacts for resolution of process discrepancies in a timely manner
Monitor and escalate aging issues and unresolved disputes to local supervisors, also provide written commentary on outstanding open issues that represent risk including tasks not being performed as required
Build a strong relationship with the business, understanding their needs and operations
Understand business and regulatory requirements and ensure functions are being performed in those requirements
Participate in Departmental projects, initiatives and ad hoc tasks as required
We are looking for
0-3 years of experience in the Financial Services, Compliance/Regulatory background is preferred
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure, while adhering to internal policies and procedures
Excellent Microsoft skills (especially Word and Excel); knowledge of trading systems (i.e. Charles River, Blackrock- Aladdin etc.) and project management skills are a plus
Ability to function effectively in a large team environment, ask questions and sound decision making skills
Ability to handle sensitive materials and information with discretion
Professional and articulate; excellent interpersonal skills
Well developed oral and written communication skills
Good organizational skills and ability to effectively prioritize work, demonstrating flexibility when handling multiple tasks and timely decision making
What we'll offer you:
At DWS we're serious about diversity, equity and creating an inclusive culture where colleagues can be themselves sand it's important to us that you enjoy coming to work - feeling healthy, happy and rewarded. At DWS, you'll have access to a range of benefits which you can choose from to create a personalised plan unique to your lifestyle. Whether you're interested in healthcare, company perks, or are thinking about your retirement plan, there's something for everyone.
Some of our core benefits:
Competitive Salary and Matched 401K Savings Plan
Generous Paid Time Away plus Bank Holidays
Physical and Mental Health Well-Being benefits including (but not limited to) Health & Life Insurance Plans and the support of trained Mental Health First Aiders
Family friendly benefits including generous parental leave packages (supporting all variations of family set-ups), to healthcare plans and travel insurance
The opportunity to support our CSR strategy which is focused on combatting climate change & achieving greater social justice. You can make donations to our partnered organizations or take part in corporate volunteering opportunities in your local communities by providing on hand support.
DWS' Hybrid Working model is designed to find the right balance between in-person collaboration and engagement in the office, which is core to our working culture, and working from home. Each business group varies on the split between time spent in the office and at home, but this will be discussed and made clear as part of your application and interview process. We will continue to review and evolve our working environments and methods to ensure that we are working in the best way possible for our people.
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