Investment Monitoring - 30% • Assist in monitoring existing investments, capturing and communicating relevant performance data and documents. • Assist in monitoring changes to legal documents, alerting management team to changes in terms and any impact to MSU, capturing key data in investment software. • Assist in monitoring policy asset allocation targets and coordination of all rebalancing transactions. • Assist in monitoring CIF liquidity.
Financial Reporting/Audit - 20% • Assist in annual review of Audited Financial Statements for all investment managers. • Assist with review of all K-1s, obtaining foreign entity tax reporting and distribution of documents to MSU’s tax staff. • Assist with preparation of NCSE/Commonfund, Cambridge Associates and Penn State survey responses.
Other Investment Support - 25% • Review market value and performance estimates entered by interns and/or investment office staff for accuracy. • Assist with the maintenance of investment software. This includes setting up new funds, companies, share classes and month end review processes. • Monthly upload of indices to investment software. • Monthly preparation of information needed by external consultants. • Assist with preparation of monthly dashboard. • Monthly reconciliation of internal cash account. • Biweekly preparation of internal cash projection.
Administrative - 15% • Assist with data and document management including appropriate backup and adherence to departmental retention schedules. • Assist with responses to investment Freedom of Information Act requests. • Contribute to an atmosphere that encourages, celebrates and reflects a diverse work force, working together in a creative, collaborative environment. • Assist in creating and maintaining an environment which provides for effective teamwork within department as well as with staff in other departments. • Serve as coach, facilitator, delegator and leader for interns in the office, providing direction as needed. • Other duties as assigned.
Investment Transactions and Money Movement- 10% • Serve as a backup for money movement and investment transaction • Serve as a backup for reconciliation of manager-reported cash flows and outstanding commitments to MSU records.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Business, Accounting or a related field; one to three years of progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in accounting, financial analysis, management and/or supervision and in the area of employment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
CPA designation preferred.
Core Competency Requirements: • Ability to comprehend and extract key financial data from a variety of financial reporting documents and formats. • Strong data management and organizational skills. • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills. • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. • Ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels, including senior leadership (both internal and external). • Tact and diplomacy. • Knowledge of advanced use of databases, spreadsheets, and other PC-based reporting tools. • Absolute integrity and discretion essential. • Demonstrated initiative, proactive action, independent thinking and problem-solving skills.
Please include a cover letter with resume and application.
Bidding eligibility ends on 1/15/2019 at 11:55 PM
Internal Number: 553252
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