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Senior Business Project Analyst

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Date: Jun 12, 2018

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  20241
Experience Level: Professional 
Other Location(s): N/A  
Relocation offered: Yes
Travel required: None

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At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.

Global Client Services is part of Capital Group’s Investment Operations organization, with offices in Los Angeles, London, Singapore, and Tokyo. Our department services Capital’s institutional clients, prospects, and intermediaries. We support institutional marketing, sales, and distribution teams. Our mission is to deliver a superior client experience and enable the distribution of Capital Group’s investment services globally. We have several functional teams within our department. 

 

As a Senior Business Project Analyst based in Los Angeles, you will sit within our Information Management team. We manage organizational, product, and portfolio data to produce scheduled reporting for institutional clients, consultants, and intermediaries.

 

You will be responsible for executing in-depth research and business analysis functions on initiatives of varying size and complexity that introduce or significantly alter capabilities, processes, or systems. During the course of the projects, you will also engage with other specialized functional areas such as the Project Management Office and our Information Technology Group.
 
Responsibilities: 

  • Participate regularly in large scale projects and lead small to medium sized projects in support of strategic business, regulatory, or operational objectives
  • Analyze the value of an idea, concept, cost/benefit, request, or a potential project including the scope, objective, and initial high-level requirements
  • Lead group discussions such as demos, user meetings, test team meetings, feedback sessions, and focus groups
  • Serve as a resource to the department by supporting team in navigating business structure and relationships, identifying best practices, and mentoring associates within the group
  • Collaborate with project leadership to drive the process to implement innovative recommendations, factoring in customer needs, external approaches, and/or competitor analysis

 
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5+ years professional experience in the investment management industry with project management and/or business analysis responsibilities with significant scope and complexity
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects within a team or multiple teams
  • Demonstrated broad working knowledge of standard processes, tools and deliverables, process mapping, process design, and requirements gathering
  • Demonstrated knowledge of investment mandates, investment vehicle structures, investment operations, competitive landscape, and reporting/regulatory environments
  • Business insight as it relates to external practices, trends, technology, and information affecting various departments and business areas
  • Advanced skills and deep experience with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, etc.). 
  • Ability to travel between Southern California offices, as needed

 

 

Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.39 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 


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