Payroll Specialist (Denver, CO)



What Are We Looking For?

Payroll Specialist

What Will You Do?
Reporting to the Global Head of Payroll, you are required to provide a hands-on focus primarily responsible for the international payroll and also serving as a backup for the US payroll team, including accountability of all associated compliance and statutory reporting activities. Continually execute company’s overall strategy in delivering accurate and timely payrolls, but also ensures legislative changes and trends are learned and taught within the team, take an active lead role in delivering system and process enhancements.

  • Partner with HR & vendors to ensure all pay letters are collated and sent timely for international employees to ensure the employees are paid on time
  • Review of all payrolls returned by vendors, not just checking for the input vs. output, but having a thorough knowledge of each country payrolls
  • Proactively seek, identify, develop, & review any and all payroll & cross-functional processes to ensure maximum efficiencies are realized for company
  • Identify system enhancements and collaborate with the SAP IT staff in defining requirements to mitigate further problems
  • Support special projects, including, preparation of documents, testing of new implementations, and follow-up on timelines and deliverables, lead cross-functional teams as needed
  • Develop new processes that will further streamline existing processes in support of departmental and company cost savings
  • Partake in payroll operational task execution along with ensuring approval process is followed
  • Provide training and leadership to the payroll staff as needed
  • Support internal annual audit, working with internal and external auditors
  • Research and resolve inquiries in a timely manner and with accurate data
  • Work closely with the Global Head of Payroll in mitigating any risks identified while ensuring end to end processes are accurately documented

What Skills Do You Need?
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience required
  • FPC or CPP certification required
  • Experience in SAP is strongly desired
  • Minimum of 5 year of overall payroll experience required
  • Minimum of 2 years in international payroll
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills with all levels of employees
  • Must be a self-starter with little supervision
  • Ability to define problems, provide resolutions & draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to participate & contribute on cross-functional teams
  • Ability to communicate with employees and management in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear straight-forward, and professional manner
  • Ability to use personal computers, payroll applications & 10-Key machine
  • Advanced or expert level in Microsoft  Excel
  • Ability to maintain strictest level of confidentiality
  • Partner with other teams, but also be an ambassador to the Payroll team
  • Assist with ad hoc reports requests and other payroll accounting tasks as needed
  • This position also requires strong technical and business process skills and the ability to interact at all levels of the organization
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RFP Proposal Team Manager (Denver, CO)



What Are We Looking For?


RFP Proposal Team Manager

What Will You Do?
  • Manage the team and mentor junior members of the team
  • Review processes and procedures to ensure the team operates efficiently
  • Ensure the work is assigned appropriately amongst the team and deadlines achieved
  • Liaise with business requesters regarding deadlines and deliverables given resources and other commitments
  • Review and sign off the team’s work
  • Set objectives for the team
  • Conduct appraisals for the team
  • Coordinate introductory meetings and training for new team members
  • Complete more complex RFP’s
  • Keep the RFP database updated with recent responses
  • Respond to regular and ad hoc requests from the sales and client teams
  • Ensure appropriate and clear language is used in accordance with the company literature principles, for product documentation and disclosures
  • Ensure as far as possible that disclosures, i.e. investment objectives and policies, and respective risk disclosures are reflected consistently within product documentation and across like products (where jurisdictional regulations permit)
  • Carry out additional duties as assigned
  • Manages the RFP team

What Skills Do You Need?
  • At least 5 years proven RFP experience within an asset management company
  • At least 2 years prior experience managing an RFP team
  • Experience of completing both retail and institutional documents
  • Experience across different asset classes; equities, fixed income and absolute return/hedge funds
  • Understand and follow laws and regulations applicable for your role, seeking the help of your supervising manager or Compliance if you would like further explanation or direction regarding this
  • Knowledge of financial markets, financial markets function and the impact of economic figures and national/regional/global events on markets
  • Understanding of issues relating to market abuse and anti-money laundering
  • Educated to degree level
  • Strong English, Mathematics, Finance and/or Economics qualifications
  • Strong writing skills and competent use of grammar
  • Computer literate (advanced Word and Excel)
  • Organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • The ability to work within a team environment, adapting to different teams as appropriate
  • Coping with high pressure/deadline driven environments
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Fast thinking, excellent communication skills
  • Professionalism & enterprise/innovation
  • Team spirit & collaboration
  • Strong attention to detail/quality of work
  • Commercial awareness
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Executive Administrator (Denver, CO)



What Are We Looking For?


Executive Administrator

What Will You Do?

 
  • Support select members of the Investment Research Team:
    • Email management
    • Composing draft emails
    • Responding daily to numerous call and meeting requests
    • Calendar management
    • Call and meeting scheduling
    • Travel planning
  • Data management for the Investment Research Team
    • CRM data entry and organization
    • Email filing
    • Management of quarterly investment letters and reports
    • Other administrative support
    • Meeting prep
    • Ad hoc projects

What Skills Do You Need?

 
  • 5+ years experience in an administrative role
  • Experience with MS Office
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Must have time management skills and be detail oriented

 
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DevOps Engineer (Reston, VA)


What Are We Looking For?

DevOps Engineer

What Will You Do?

We have a full-time position performing DevOps in support of a hard target mission as part of a small software development team.

  • Provide DevOps support to newly developed software solutions on classified networks
  • Perform installations of software components on government controlled machines, networks and cloud environments
  • Monitor previously installed software on a regular basis to ensure software is functioning properly
  • Deploy new releases, updates, and patches
  • Automate, test, and implement software systems
  • Maintain and optimize deployed solutions

What Skills Do You Need?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience
  • Linux and AWS admin experience
  • Experience with deployment technology such as Ansible, Openshift, and Docker
  • Experience with automated build environments, such as Jenkins or Hudson
  • Advanced scripting skills with Bash and Python
  • Experience with software control, such as Git - Security+ certification, or ability to obtain within 1 month
  • US Citizenship and active TS/SCI clearance. Poly desired.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Curiosity and willingness to learn quickly
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
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Mid-level Software Engineer (Reston, VA)


What Are We Looking For?

Mid-level Software Engineer

What Will You Do?

We are currently seeking a Mid-level Software Engineer in support of a critical mission. Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Lead and manage multiple technical tasks in software design, implementation, and integration projects
  • Independently perform exceptionally complex software development tasks
  • Ensure efficient delivery of contract capabilities using industry standards and repeatable processes
  • Mitigate risks, control costs/schedule variances, and effectively manage large-scale, integrated software projects

 
What Skills Do You Need?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • 6 years of relevant professional experience
  • Significant experience developing software applications
  • Extensive experience with Windows, web applications, data processing, system administration, and system security
  • Programming experience with Python, Visual Basic, Cold Fusion, JAVA, JavaScript, and/or other programming languages
  • Experience with Agile development
  • Experience with Redhat OpenShift
  • Experience using Postgres or any other database software
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Experience transitioning applications to C2S
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