Investment Administrative Assistant

Utah Retirement Systems, Salt Lake City, UT 84102, Openings : 1,
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Job Description : About The Company: Utah Retirement Systems (URS) provides benefits for state and other Utah public employees. It has two divisions. The Retirement Office administers pension and retirement savings plans. PEHP specializes in medical, dental, life, and other benefits.
Investment Department Description:
The Investments Department is responsible for implementing the investment program of the URS Defined Benefit plan. The Investments Team manages investments internally, and selects and monitors external asset managers, with a strong emphasis on alternative asset classes such as Real Assets, Absolute Return and Private Equity. Job Description: POSITION SUMMARY Performs a variety of administrative duties for the Investments Department.
  • Provides administrative support to the Investments Department team.
  • Coordinates with the Corporate Travel Coordinator to schedule travel for Investments Department staff. Arranges trip logistics, due diligence meetings with managers, and asset visits prepares travel and reimbursement requests, creates itineraries, monitors trip reports tracks upcoming travel obligations by asset class.
  • Greets clients, answers incoming phone calls, takes messages, and provides information to callers.
  • Sorts and distributes incoming mail prepares outgoing deliveries.
  • Maintains contact data in the Customer Relationship Management system for department staff.
  • Schedules maintenance and service on office machines.
  • Plans and coordinates in office and offsite events.
  • Manages scheduling and calendaring for the department staff.
  • Assists with managing Outlook inboxes as requested and follows up on actionable items as appropriate.
  • Takes Staff Meeting notes and Investment Committee Meeting Minutes as required.
  • Scans and inputs notes/reports into systems as directed by members of the Investments team.
  • Maintains the Investments Department filing systems.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Required Experience: Education and Experience High school diploma and three (3) years of experience with administrative methods, processes, and procedures or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in the finance industry is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
This list contains knowledge, skills, and abilities that are typically associated with the job. It is not all-inclusive and may vary from position to position:
Required technical skills include the working knowledge of:
  • Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Various programs to produce or compose formal documents, reports, and records.
  • Various types of standard office equipment.

Must possess excellent communication skills:
  • Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Follow written and verbal instructions.

Must have the ability to:
  • Solve problems.
  • Establish and maintain comprehensive records and files.
  • Exercise initiative, independent judgment, and act resourcefully under varying conditions.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality related to sensitive administrative information.
  • Develop effective working relationships.
  • Remember details.
  • Work well in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Multi-task by handling a variety of duties in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Follow through with assignments.
  • Deal effectively with stress caused by workload and deadlines.

Additional Requirements
As a requirement of this position, the employee may be required to submit to the URS Investment Compliance Officer a record of trade confirmations or monthly transaction summaries, as they become available, of all security transactions (excluding mutual funds), in any account under the employee’s control and direction, or under the control and direction of the employee’s spouse.
Work Environment
Incumbent performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate control. Tasks require a variety of physical activities which do not generally involve muscular strain, but do require activities related to walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing and seeing. Filing requires lifting, bending, stooping to move and maneuver awkward sized files weighing up to 20 pounds. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity required to perform essential functions.
Last Date For Apply: 2024-06-13 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEApply Here