Willis Towers Watson.
Stamford, CT, United States
Operational Due Diligence Analyst','180005KO','!*!We currently have an opportunity for an Operational Due Diligence Analyst within our Manager Research Team. You will work closely with Investment Analysts as well as other Consultants and will take responsibility for the timely delivery of ODD reports and projects. Please note that this role does involve international work, and in some cases, travel. Candidates must have the ability and flexibility to work across time zones.Responsibilities:• Undertaking initial reviews of operational due diligence questionnaires and screening processes for investment managers across a range of investment disciplines (hedge funds, private equity, real-estate, bonds and equity managers)• Managing onsite operational due diligence visits• Researching the middle and back office functions of various investment managers• Reviewing selected fund managers’ trading systems and pricing procedures• Assessing the nature and quality of all service providers• Assessing and contributing a view towards the operational risk of a manager• Reviewing fund documentation including audited financial reports, controls reports, offering memorandum, IMA and subscription docs• Conducting ongoing updates and follow-up where changes have occurred• Collating and assimilating data to help respond to consultant and client queries','!*!Requirements:• Approximately 1-3 years of financial services experience, preferably operational due diligence, fund accounting or related areas• General understanding of investments and the institutional investment industry• Understanding of operational processes and risks• High degree of professionalism in dealing with global colleagues and clients• Well organized and detail oriented; ability to execute with accuracy• Compliance focused with ability to follow and improve team procedures and processes • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to formulate and support a documented thesis and form opinions• Undergraduate degree, preferably in finance, business or accounting• Team player comfortable in a professional services environment with the ability to effectively debate and subsequently influence people internally and externally at all levels.• Proven experience successfully managing multiple projects and teams, producing quality deliverables on time and within budget.The Company:Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer:Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. Equal Employment Opportunity: Know your rights.Unsolicited Contact: Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.','Research and Product Development','United States-Connecticut-Stamford','United States-New York-New York','Full-time','Operational Due Diligence Analyst
Willis Towers Watson.
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Towers Watson was forged from the decades of experience, innovation and clients-first philosophy that were hallmarks of both Towers Perrin and Watson Wyatt. Although our vision is firmly fixed on the future, our roots go back nearly 150 years.