Colorado PERA Investment Compliance And Performance Analyst in Denver, Colorado

JOB SUMMARYThis position is responsible for conducting investment compliance andperformance quantitative analysis as well as other total fund research andanalytical support. Duties include report generation, data review, issueresolution, and policy and procedure implementation.IDEAL CANDIDATEOur ideal candidate is assertive, forward-thinking, and takes initiative.We are looking for a professional that pays attention to details, hasexcellent time-management skills, and has a wide variety of experience inthe financial services industry.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSImplements PERA's investment compliance program according to applicablestatutes and investment policiesReconciles performance and compliance data and output, and researchesinconsistencies or inaccuraciesCommunicates with various stakeholders and external consultants on complianceand/or performance related issuesImplements PERA's divestment programResponsible for fund compliance, performance, and divestment analysis andreporting to investment management team and other senior managementPrompt resolution of compliance and performance related issues and questionsAssists with compliance, performance, and other total fund related projectsResponsible for administration of PERA's external manager portal,including submission review, reporting, and coordination with internalinvestment staffProvides general research and analytical support to the CIOParticipates in training and educational opportunities for ongoingprofessional developmentMaintains regular and prompt attendance in the workplaceCarries out other duties as assignedQUALIFICATIONSBachelor's degree in related field; five years of investment experience;or equivalent combination of education and experience; progress towards CFAdesignation preferredBroad knowledge of investment instruments and operations across all assetclassesCustomer service orientation with excellent verbal and written communicationskillsAdvanced proficiency in spreadsheet, word processing, and presentationsoftwareEffective time management and organizational skills; ability to work withminimal supervisionStrong quantitative/analytic aptitude; accounting, mathematical andstatistical skillsExceptional attention to detailWORKING CONDITIONSStandard office environment with regular computer useBENEFITSWe offer a competitive benefits package for our employees including:Health Insurance - 100% employer paid Medical, Dental, Life &AD&D, and Disability insurance, among other optionsWork/Life Balance - generous paid time off as well as paid volunteer hoursRetirement Planning - PERA defined benefit plan, 401(k) and 457 definedcontribution plansProfessional Development - tuition assistance, certifications, andon-the-job trainingWellness Programs & Perks - free access to our on-site fitness center,free on-site parking or RTD subsidy, and moreHOW TO APPLYComplete the employment application online. Please have copies of yourresume, cover letter, and any college transcripts available to upload.Please review the following questions. You will be asked for a response tothese as part of your application:Describe your experience performing compliance and/or performance reporting.Describe the different asset classes with which you have experience.Describe your career progression and how you believe this position wouldcontribute to your career goals.ABOUT COLORADO PERAColorado Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) providesretirement and other benefits to the employees of more than 500 governmentagencies and public entities in the state of Colorado. Our main office islocated in Denver; where 300 days of sunshine, a thriving culturalscene, diverse neighborhoods, and natural beauty combine to make it thenation's top city in which to live, work, and play. PERA is a vital andstable contributor to Colorado's economy.Our mission is to promote long-term financial security for our membershipwhile maintaining the stability of the fund. Our vision is to become theretirement plan of cho