Senior Investment Operations Specialist - Chief Investment Office

Job Classification:
Investment Management - Investment Operations

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), a financial services leader with over $1.5 trillion of assets under management, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Prudential's diverse and talented employees are committed to helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth through a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment management. In the U.S., Prudential's iconic Rock symbol has stood for strength, stability, expertise and innovation for more than a century.

The Chief Investment Office's (CIO) Chief Operating Office (COO) is committed to being a trusted partner that delivers efficient and risk-smart operational solutions for investment activities. The COO executes this through 4 main functions: Core Operations; Investment Performance Reporting and Analysis; Risk, Governance and Administration; and Financial Reporting and Analysis. The COO relies on a talent-centric culture, with tech-driven operations to support the CIO by performing post-trade execution, performance measurement, quarterly close support, and operational risk activities.

The Core Operations team within COO is seeking a Senior Investment Operations Specialist to join the team. The role will primarily support the Alternative Assets Group but also will support the firm’s Impact & Responsible Investing team which invests in operating businesses and real assets that combine social impact and financial return. The position reports to the Vice President of Investment Operations. The candidate will be expected to:
  • Attend weekly Investment team meetings and stay up to date on recent pipeline activity;
  • Work closely with attorneys to provide data needed for the timely execution of deal closings and other requests;
  • Input pricing ticket data into internal system using details from CRM system and through communication with Investment team;
  • Act as liaison with Accounting and Operations departments for deal setup;
  • Coordinate with Operations and Settlement teams on wire transfers;
  • Transact transfers and equity sales through internal trade system;
  • Prepare allocations for new deals, as requested;
  • Provide cross-coverage, as needed, for other functions within Core Operations

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, or business-related fields;
  • 3 - 5 years of accounting / financial analysis experience;
  • Sound understanding of equities, fixed income securities, and alternative investments;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet strict reporting deadlines;
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills;
  • Keen attention to detail and excellent time management skills;
  • Ability to foster and build relationships across multiple departments;
  • Advanced Excel skills preferred.

Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, domestic partner status , medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Newark, New Jersey, United States of America