Accounting Operations Analyst

Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Norfolk, VA, US, 23513

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  28990
Experience Level: Professional 
Other Location(s): N/A  
Relocation offered: Yes
Travel required: a. Up to 25%

Come grow with us

At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.

Our Investment Operations group has approximately 800 associates globally, supporting core components of our investment offerings and growth of the business. Core Operations supports the investment process and distribution efforts by performing accounting, fund administration, and securities operations for the investment portfolios available to Capital Group’s global clients. The department’s strong accounting and finance capabilities, along with the agility to build new capabilities, enable superior investment outcomes and service for our clients. Key responsibilities include daily valuation of securities, trade processing and settlement, corporate actions research and processing, collateral management, and accounting, including net asset value determination and financial reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, review, approve information/entries and supporting documentation with increasing complexity
  • Monitor external service providers; assess and track vendor performance
  • Review monthly and quarterly client-facing reports
  • Participate in technical training for other associates; provide feedback to manager regarding associate performance and developmental needs
  • Interact and oversee relationships to ensure questions and issues are being addressed using the appropriate level of confidentiality

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, or business is required; CPA or MBA is preferred
  • 3+ years progressive accounting experience leading people, processes, and/or projects
  • Strong technical systems skills, especially in Microsoft Excel
  • General knowledge of mutual funds or investment management and/or GAAP experience is a plus
  • Exceptional standard of quality involving accuracy, attention to detail, organization, self-review skills, thoughtful analysis, problem solving, and accountability
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed

 

Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.7 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 


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