Managing Director, Operations

Nashville, Davidson County
Jul 22, 2014
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Key member of the investment office responsible for oversight of all administration-related functions including: accounting, valuations, performance measurement, reporting, documentation, operational due diligence, and compliance. Individual will report directly to the Vice Chancellor for Investments.

Key Functions and Expected Performances:
  1. Managerial
    1. As needed, supervise, train and recruit personnel responsible for performing administration functions.
    2. Work with all related departments of the university to develop, assess, and refine financial reporting requirements.
    3. Manage custodial and fund administration relationships.
  2. Reporting
    1. Oversee reporting and reconciliation of portfolio valuations, performance, and accounting for all investments of the endowment fund.
    2. Ensure capital calls, wire transfers, and investment manager funding/redemptions are executed in an error-free and timely manner.
    3. Oversee and monitor the administration of all derivative positions.
    4. Ensure all university tax requirements are met appropriately.
    5. Liaise with all outside sources to facilitate custodial needs, necessary surveys, and separately-managed accounts.
    6. Coordinate content for the quarterly Investment Committee reports.
  3. Compliance
    1. Perform compliance-related duties including endowment and manager guideline monitoring, coordination of legal documents, and trade verification/settlements.. Research, recommend, and implement new policies and processes in accordance with best practices in industry.
  4. Data Integrity
    1. Ensure the quality and integrity of data for both internal and external parties is standardized and consistent.
    2. Participate in the enhancement of the proprietary manager database. The system is used to source, monitor, update, and cross-reference pertinent information regarding existing and prospective investment managers.
  5. Other duties as assigned.

    Basic Qualifications

    Job requires Masters and 10 years of experience or the equivalent.

    Job Executive

    Primary Location TN-Nashville-Loews Vanderbilt Plaza

    Organization Office of Investments 140420