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Business Analyst-Associate (Application)
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote
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Applied on January 24, 2022
Job Id #52854 Posted December 17, 2021


Proxy Support

  • The purpose of this position is to support and influence a variety of aspects within the proxy voting process at Columbia Threadneedle Investments.
  • The role will be expected to perform daily proxy voting controls, reporting, analysis and resolution of activities in accordance with established procedures and policies while maintaining proxy voting records.
  • Work with team members to ensure the operational activities of voting are being performed appropriately and votes are submitted timely and accurately
Specific Skills: 
  • The CTI RI Stewardship team requires proxy voting functional support through the 2022 seasonal peak period. We seek an individual with: 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. 
  • Background in proxy voting, ESG or sustainability strongly preferred. 
  • Emphasis of an operational and processing background. 
  • Experience in investment management, investment analysis and/or portfolio management support preferred. 
  • Experience working with complex business systems and processes, including ISS Proxy-Exchange, is preferred. 
  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel at the Intermediate or Advanced level is required. 
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to deliver results with a high degree of accuracy, timeliness, and with a sense of urgency. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to work remotely and with limited direction in a team environment. 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while upholding quality and meeting established service level agreements. 
  • Ability to lead smaller level projects and meetings. 
Required Qualifications: 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. 
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to deliver results with a high degree of accuracy, timeliness, and with a sense of urgency. 
  • Ability to take initiative and remain team player, act proactively, and think creatively. o Ability to work independently while following established procedures. 
  • Ability to work remotely and with limited direction in a team environment. o
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize effectively, meet deadlines and deliver high quality, accurate work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Ability to understand business needs, translate them to those involved within the Investment Management process. 
  • Strong organization, time management and follow-up skills. 
  • Professional and/or educational experience in investment management 
  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel at the Intermediate or Advanced level is required. 
  • Programming/coding experience with Excel VBA, SQL Server/Access databases

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontal.com.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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