Investment Operations Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Madison, WI, USA Madison WI US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • State of Wisconsin Investment Board
  • 14 Jun 18 2018-06-14

SWIB is seeking two (2) Investment Operations Analysts to perform complex operational and middle office activities. One position is responsible for derivative support, collateral management, securities lending/borrowing support, and data stewardship. The other position is responsible for supporting the front office trading, corporate action processing, cash management and data stewardship.

Essential activities:

  • Support timely and accurate trade processing and settlement of public markets, multi-asset and derivative products. Work closely with front office, brokers and custodial staff to support
  • Serve as operational support to front office and provide direction on complex inquiries
  • Perform reconciliation of trading positions, process corporate action activity, and investigate discrepancies
  • Perform daily derivative reconciliation, collateral management, and support lifecycle events
  • Oversee third party services and serve as an internal data steward
  • Support daily and monthly activity of the investment portfolios, including transition activity and cash movements
  • Monitor securities lending/borrowing activity and month end reconciliation
  • Identify operational process improvements and recommend solutions to stakeholders
  • Assist in implementing new investment instruments and strategies, developing related procedures and internal control activities
  • Serve as operational support for organizational strategic initiatives
  • Monitor and stay abreast on the industry and regulatory changes/events impacting trading and collateralization. Assist legal with execution of agreements and implementation

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance, economics, or equivalent experience
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in finance, accounting or related industry
  • Knowledge of public market and multi-asset language and products
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to be adaptive and thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Superb work ethic, attention to detail, team orientation, and commitment to excellence

SWIB offers:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Meaningful, performance-based incentive compensation
  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • Educational and training opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Challenging work in a professional, team environment


The position requires U.S. work authorization and residency in, or willingness to relocate to, the Madison, Wisconsin area. SWIB is prepared to offer relocation assistance as needed.


Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.