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Marsh & McLennan Fund Administration Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts

Mercer’s Fund Administration Group supports a growing number of collective investment trust and mutual funds. The team is looking to hire an Analyst who will help the team support all aspects of financial statement production, as well as expense budgeting and monitoring for assigned Mercer mutual funds and collective portfolios. Coordinates the workflow of third party vendor’s Fund Administration group. Review financial statements and monthly/quarterly filings, prepare fund expenses and review reimbursement calculations for the Mercer products. Provides financial and operational oversight for product launches and pro forma reporting. Individual will be responsible for assisting senior analysts with annual audits of Mercer products, semi-annual financial statement reviews and quarterly filings. Responsibilities also include oversight of quarterly Board reporting for Mercer Funds and Mercer Collective and Group Trusts. Individual will also support client audits and related annual Form 5500 filings. Description: o Support and/or manage the creation of semi-annual and annual product Financial reports and quarterly filings o Supports fund administration related activities; accruals, expenses, fund finance reporting, budgeting, etc. o Primary communication with third party fund administration and finance operations groups for Mercer products as well as third party custodian, accounting group and transfer agent. o Involved with daily requirements surrounding oversight of standards established with each vendor ensuring the highest level of service to the clients of the Mercer Funds and Mercer Collective and Group Trusts. o Attend and Manage meetings with vendors o Provide written and verbal updates to management o Analyze current procedures internally and externally looking for areas of improvement o Uses analytical skills to identify potential issues o Performs timely review of monthly fee calculations o Acts as liaison with auditors to answer any questions related to audits, financial statements expenses and reimbursements o Support and/or manage the creation of quarterly Board materials for the Mercer Funds and Mercer Collective and Group Trusts o Exposure to 15c Board Reporting/profitability analysis for Mutual Funds o Regulatory Investment Company working knowledge that is readily applied to daily product oversight o Product and Legal Entity Audit management: coordinate both internal and external audits o Assist client auditors with investment product requirements and data delivery based on needs o Security Valuation: specifically able to apply FAS 157 regulations within at the ERISA plan level, 40 Act Mutual Fund and investment companies Qualifications: o Mutual Fund experience; transfer agent, custodian, fund accounting, fund administration, client services, etc. o Independent problem solving skills o Ability to work independently on assignments Requirements: o Bachelor's degree preferably in accounting or finance o 1 -5 years of mutual fund industry experience o Fund Administration experience and knowledge preferred At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth, and careers. We’re in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees — whether we’re designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement or aligning workers with workforce needs. Using analysis and insights as catalysts for change, we anticipate and understand the individual impact of business decisions, now and in the future. We see people’s current and future needs through a lens of innovation, and our holistic view, specialized expertise, and deep analytical rigor underpin each and every idea and solution we offer. For more than 70 years, we’ve turned our insights into actions, enabling people around the globe to live, work, and retire well. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today . Visit www.mercer.com for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Mercer Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: http://www.mmc.com/. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity . Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC). Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers. R075830-en R075830

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