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Job Description

2020 Guggenheim Investments Operations Summer Internship

About the Position

Guggenheim is seeking organized and detail-oriented candidates to join its Investment Management Operations team for a Summer Internship starting in June 2020. The Operations Intern will assist with projects across the operations department including reconciliation, trade operations, data integrity, pricing, reporting, accounting, and performance.

Roles and Responsibilities:

* Perform daily reconciliations to ensure portfolio management and investment accounting systems accurately reflect investment positions and cash levels
* Assist team members with the performance of their operations duties
* Assist to ensure that all positions are accurate and reconciled with custodians and other external parties as well as across multiple internal systems including BlackRock Solutions, Wall Street Office, e-PAM, Sophis, TriResolve and others as needed
* Assist with implementing formal processes that ensure reconciliation processes meet standards established by internal and external auditors including SAS 70 procedures
* Assist with the compilation and organization of documentation and data to assist with the reconciliation of complex asset classes
* Assist on projects with teams from Trade Operations, Data Integrity, Pricing, Reporting, Accounting, Performance, and Portfolio Management
* Pro-actively work to develop processes and procedures related to the assigned portfolios


* Currently enrolled in a 4-year undergraduate program, and have completed at least two years
* Desire to learn about Finance, Investment Management and Operations
* Exemplary analytical skills and keen attention to detail
* Strong problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to take initiative
* Exceptional speaking, listening and writing skills
* Team-oriented with the ability to work well with diverse groups
* Willing to roll up their sleeves to perform any and all tasks needed to ensure the success of the team
* Proficiency in all Microsoft products with a particular emphasis on Excel
* Authorized to work permanently in the U.S.

What You Can Expect From Us:

* Collaborative environment, with honest and direct interactions
* Opportunity to develop, grow, and learn the broader business
* Health and wellness programs through comprehensive and competitive benefits package
* Modern, conveniently-located facilities
* Community and corporate citizenship through volunteer time off and matching gift programs

Guggenheim Guiding Principles

Stewardship, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Talent

About Guggenheim Investments

Guggenheim Investments is the global asset management and investment advisory division of Guggenheim Partners, with expertise in fixed income, equity, and alternative strategies. We focus on the return and risk needs of insurance companies, corporate and public pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and foundations, consultants, wealth managers, and high-net-worth investors. Our team of investment professionals performs rigorous research to understand market trends and identify undervalued opportunities in areas that are often complex and underfollowed. This approach to investment management has enabled us to deliver innovative strategies providing diversification opportunities and attractive long-term results.

To succeed in the Guggenheim culture, candidates must be self-starters and strive for results. We are looking for people, who operate as business owners, adhere to the highest standards and think creatively to realize opportunities, wherever they may be.

Guggenheim Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diversified and inclusive workforce.

About Guggenheim Partners

Guggenheim Partners is a diversified financial services firm with offices in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Geneva, Hong Kong and London. It has over $100 billion of assets under supervision, runs numerous investment funds and provides wealth management services to wealthy families. The firm traces its heritage to the innovative Guggenheim family that was a prime mover in the development of business in the United States beginning in the late 1800s. The family also was an important pioneer in philanthropy, and it created the Guggenheim Museum and Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

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