29 days old

Financial Analyst - Pensions

Woodbridge Township, NJ
**Financial Analyst - Pensions**

Locations:Iselin, New Jersey

Job Family: Finance


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Financial Services

**Business Unit:** Corporate Pensions

**Requisition Number:** 220740

**Primary Location:** United States-New Jersey-Iselin

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Mid level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 5%

**Division Description:**

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services. Our support functions are split into two organizations, Corporate Core and Corporate Services. These organizations provide essential services to better enable responsible and profitable growth. For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/

**Job Description:**

Siemens Pension Fund

Management (PFM) department is responsible for the oversight and investment

management of over $15 billion of retiree benefit plan assets. The department

manages assets for plans in the US, Canada and Mexico. PFM reports to Siemens

global headquarters Pensions Department, a part of Siemens Financial Services,

based in Munich, Germany. PFM, comprised of six team members, is based in

Iselin, NJ.

As the Pension Fund Management

(PFM) Financial Analyst you will be responsible for the day-to-day financial and

operational tasks associated with managing investment activities of the

Companys Defined Benefit (DB) and Defined Contribution (DC) plans, and

trusts, reporting to the Vice President, Pension Fund Management. The candidate

should have strong analytical and organizational skills, with accuracy and

attention to detail; exercise good judgment and be able to work independently;

possess strong communication and inter-personal skills; demonstrate an ability

to recommend and implement work process improvements to increase effectiveness

and efficiency; will be highly responsive and proactive, and a team player.

Responsibilities include:

+ Maintain and managethe DC Plans databases - track daily participant and other cash flows in 15investment options; follow up as needed to ensure that all entries arereconciled; analyze participant fund movements.

+ DC Plans liquiditymanagement - Weekly rebalancing review between investment managers to ensurethey are on target; analyze participant cash flows and make recommendations toensure that cash is available for participant withdrawals from each investmentoption; prepare directives for managers and custodian; confirm accuratecompletion of fund flows with custodian.

+ Pension and SavingsTrusts Expenses - Create annual forecast of Trust expenses; track, report andanalyze actual versus forecast; prepare exhibits for inclusion in InvestmentCommittee materials; understand investment manager fee schedules - asset andperformance based; analyze fees for accuracy; follow through to ensure fees arepaid on time; interface with managers, custodial systems; ad-hoc analysis asneeded.

+ Pension Plans and SavingsPlans Performance Reporting - Review the monthly performance reports receivedfrom the Custodian for accuracy; follow-up with the Custodian and/or investmentmanagers as necessary to reconcile differences in calculated performance;distribute Flash Reports and summary to the President of Siemens Capital and VPPFM; create and distribute performance attribution reports to VP PFM and theInvestment Officer in PFM.

+ Pension TransactionConfirmations Ensure transaction instructions are implemented as required ;identify and resolve discrepancies.

+ Investment CommitteeMaterials Preparation Prepare and compile Investment Committee presentationmaterials for quarterly IC meetings.

+ Investment PortfolioCompliance Use Custodians proprietary system to track investment managerscompliance with their investment guidelines; research potential complianceviolations and follow up with investment managers, as necessary; document themonitoring process.

+ Plan audits - Workwith SCC Benefits Accounting and external auditors during the Plans audits.

+ Annual RegulatoryReporting - Prepare plans legally required annual documents such as the AnnualFee Disclosure Notice, FBAR and Form 5500.

+ Maintain and manageservice providers reports, contracts and agreements for all pension andsavings plans, and trusts.

+ Fund Profiles Updatequarterly fact sheets for investment options offered within the SavingsPlans. Coordinate with record keepers toensure the posting of the profiles onto employee websites.

+ Plan Activity Tracker track and document the completion of departmental activities, projects, etc.for the Savings and Pension Plans and trusts.

Education: B.A/B.S. in


Experience: At least 2+ years of experience in the

same or related field; Interest in financial markets.

Skills: MS Office Suite, especially

Excel; Strong analytical skills; Attentive to details.

**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


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