Senior Reference Data Associate

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Date: Nov 22, 2018

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  25823
Experience Level: Professional 
Other Location(s): N/A  
Relocation offered: Yes
Travel required: None

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.

Capital Group’s Investment Operations Information & Insights is a global team with locations in Los Angeles, Irvine, Hampton Roads, London, Tokyo and Singapore.  The department is responsible for delivering accurate and timely investment management data and results. 

 

As an Information & Insights Reference Data Senior Associate based in Irvine, you will be responsible for asset set-up as a result of trades and orders and maintenance of securities reference data for Capital Group.  You will be using market data vendor sources to create data records for all equity and fixed income securities and derivative instruments to facilitate trading, compliance, accounting, reporting and investment research requirements.  You will be interacting with key stakeholders and business partners across Investment Operations, Trading and the Investment Group.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Research, source, and analyze securities reference data, along with company information, using market data and various vendor sources
  • Perform time-critical functions on a daily basis; asset setup, vendor feeds, quality control reports, etc.
  • Gather and verify information from various systems and sources; Bloomberg, Blackrock Aladdin, IDC, Telekurs, MSCI, and various ratings agencies  
  • Collaborate with associates at different levels internally and externally

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, or business is preferred
  • 2+ years accounting, finance, or industry experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with a strong ability to learn various systems
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated accuracy in a deadline driven environment
  • Passion for problem solving and multi-tasking
  • 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. 


Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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