Data Analyst

Wellington Management in IT/ Data Systems Email Job
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Job Description


Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 55 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.



The Portfolio Accounting Analyst (“The Analyst”) will be part of the Cash Control team within Portfolio Administration.  Portfolio Administration is a part of Portfolio Services which provides each of Wellington’s investment teams with the data, controls, and support they need to ensure that their investment intent is accurately reflected in accordance with client regulatory and operational requirements.  Other teams within Portfolio Services include Portfolio Implementation, Portfolio Data, and Portfolio Integrity. The Analyst will be responsible for operational support and driving key initiatives related to the accuracy of the firm’s internal representation of client Cash balances.  Many of the initiatives include working in a team setting and communicating regularly with other groups within Portfolio Administration as well as vendors, Client Services/GRG, Portfolio Management, Fixed Income and Equity Trading teams, and Banks.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Work with key partners across Portfolio Services to assess non-working currency balance exceptions, related processes and help develop new workflows to more efficiently manage  balances for clients and investors

  • Lead and participate in both small and large initiatives related Cash data and balances, with a focus on foreign exchange (FX) transactions

  • Liaise between Client Services, Portfolio Accounting and other internal stakeholders for implementation of Operating Model changes and onboarding of unique Cash services

  • Gain a thorough understanding of the operating model through daily oversight of all primary Cash Control workflows including FX’s reconciliation and execution,  processing, overdrafts, custodian capstock feeds monitoring, expense processing, etc.

  • Assess and create control reports to allow for efficient and independent workflow management

  • Participate in working groups to define effective solutions to complex business challenges and/or process improvements

  • Provide guidance and expertise to Business Analysts and IT regarding development requirements for FX initiatives and Cash availability

  • Strategically review our accounting capabilities and make recommendations where we need additional development or have opportunities to gain efficiencies and reduce risk exposure

The successful candidate for this role must have a college degree and 3-5 years of experience preferred in the financial services industry with working knowledge of custodian bank processes.  An advanced degree or CFA is always a plus.  The individual must be well organized, resourceful, motivated and have the ability to adjust to rapidly changing priorities.  The candidate will have strong and demonstrated communication, operations and project management skills.  Other important qualifications and experience would include:

  • Broad knowledge of capital markets

  • Custody and accounting / recordkeeping experience

  • Knowledge of foreign exchange transactions and their impact on recordkeeping

  • Experience working with programming languages and large data sets using SQL, Python and excel advanced functions to advance productivity and business gain

  • Ability to identify, extract and analyze data to identify patterns and opportunity for improvements in business workflows

  • Proven track record of initiating and managing change

  • Solid understanding of investment management operations and support practices

  • Well-developed interpersonal, presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Excellent organizational, interpretation and decision making skills

  • Demonstrate strong business judgment, including the ability to synthesize multiple complex issues and effectively balance competing objectives

  • Dedicated, highly motivated and passionate professional with a strong service and investment orientation

  • Ability to think with vision and communicate concisely

  • Ability to partner effectively with others

  • High degree of integrity and professionalism


Data Analyst



100 Federal Street


As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at

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