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Norges Bank Investment Management

Analyst / Senior analyst - Valuation and Accounting

Norges Bank Investment Management
United States, New York
Posted 3 months ago In-Office Permanent n/a

Do you want to work with the valuation of the biggest sovereign wealth fund in the world, together with highly skilled people across Asia, Europe, and US? Do you want to join an Operations team that sits at the heart of the fund’s core processes and pioneers the use of cloud technology and programming languages to find the most efficient way of supporting our investments?

Then we have the job for you!

The Role

As the successful applicant you will be part of a team responsible for the daily valuation of fixed income and equity asset classes as well as overall net asset value for the fund. Furthermore, you will manage the flow of benchmark changes in the US region. At the core sits the close working relationship with internal teams to implement and maintain robust operational processes supporting the management of the portfolio. This goes across all asset classes – fixed income, equities, real estate, and unlisted renewable infrastructure.

The fund has a performance culture, and we believe in delegation. You will be given the opportunity to excel and to make an impact. We would like someone to grow into this role and develop with the team. You will contribute to a good working relationship with internal teams to ensure requirements are captured and implemented, including the quarterly reporting to the fund's leader group.

The position is in New York and will report to the Head of Valuation and Accounting. Some travel should be expected.

What you will do

This is a collaborative environment conducive to working on some of the following tasks:

  • Quality assurance of the overall market value of the fund and ongoing performance and attribution, working in close cooperation with the rest of the team
  • Champion and drive forward the development of the team’s function with a focus on automation, utilising the virtual network of engineers, developer specialists and analysts across regions
  • Contribute to the development of internal tools and models using the latest available technology including cloud-based services

What you need

  • Bachelor’s degree with strong academic records.
  • Previous experience from asset management is desirable but not a requirement. Newly graduated candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates with a pure technical background will be considered given a demonstrated motivation for working with financial instruments and valuation
  • Candidates with a non-technical background should have an interest in developing new computer science skills, including Python, AWS, and SQL

Who you are

  • International curious mindset with an eagerness to learn with an ability to manage multiple workstreams
  • Analytical creativity and intellectual curiosity with a strong attention to detail
  • Proactive and self-driven work style and a good team player
  • Attracted to joining a diverse, collaborative, and results-driven team
  • High level of integrity with an ability to learn and an ambition to excel
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills with proficiency in written and spoken English.

What we offer

Norges Bank Investment Management offers a rewarding, international fast-paced working environment, and the opportunity to play a role in safeguarding and building financial wealth for future generations as part of one of the world’s largest funds. Norges Bank Investment Management has a performance culture that values the contribution of every individual and focuses on professional growth.

Our core values of excellence, innovation, integrity, and team spirit underpin our culture and how we operate across all our offices. We collaborate and share information within our organisation which consists of 37 nationalities. English is our common working language. Our organisation is grounded in trust, high ethical standards, a flat hierarchy, and diversity. We aim to increase the share of women to exceed or match the industry average across all functions.

Norges Bank Investment Management is committed to ensuring Equal Opportunities for all employees.

Perks and benefits

We offer everyone at the fund competitive pay, an engaging work environment, and an opportunity for personal growth and development. In addition, you can look forward to:

  • Staying healthy – We care about your health! That’s why we offer market leading health and dental benefits, including a comprehensive insurance program. You’ll also get an annual physical exam, counselling services, and reimbursement of gym membership fees.
  • Spending time with family – Becoming a parent? Don’t stress! You’ll get 16 weeks, gender-neutral, full base pay, parental leave to spend with your child. Mothers get an additional 10 weeks of pregnancy related leave
  • Recharge when you need to – All employees get 25 vacation days, and one extra for the last week of the year. When you’re taking time off, we provide access to holiday facilities in Norway and all over Europe, for you and your family. Find your charging station and come back energised!
  • Norwegian work-life balance – We believe that a healthy balance is crucial for your well-being. When you work here, you’ll be able to combine an exciting career in the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund with a fulfilling life outside the office. Of course, there are several social clubs and events within the fund too if you’d like to combine the two!
  • Planning for the long term – We contribute 8% of base salary to your 401k DC plan. You can focus on the present and don’t worry about the future.
  • Work with Purpose – We work to safeguard and build financial wealth for future generations. Through responsible investment and active ownership, we help shape the future of our world.

Are you interested?

We would love to hear from you! You can apply through the link in this ad, that will take you to the application form in our recruitment system. Applications will be reviewed consecutively throughout the application period. Do you have questions about the role or the team? Please contact Håvard Magnussen, Head of Valuation and Accounting (hmg@nbim.no) or Michael Mazzola, Regional Operations Manager (mmz@nbim.no).

Deadline for application is January 31st, 2022 at 23:59 CET

Norges Bank Investment Management does not sponsor a visa petition or other work authorization, nor will the company provide relocation assistance, for this position.

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