at Kforce in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Kforce has a client in Newark, DE that is seeking an Accountant.Summary:Instrument, Pricing & Common Reference Data is an operating unit center of excellence providing a global asset pricing service to multiple lines of business across this company as one of its three core offerings. The Index Calculation Agent team in Delaware is responsible for the daily price validation of fixed income instruments included in the the company’s global fixed income flagship benchmarks, covering both developed and emerging markets. The team manages and runs the index calculation engine used for daily and monthly index operations, client reporting and publication generation. The team interacts daily with the Global Index Research Group, a part of the Corporate Investment Banking Research, across its global footprint (in New York, London and Asia) to ensure that the index processes, requests and systems are operating efficiently. Functions performed by the wider team in CIB include:

  • Fixed Income market research to produce robust cutting-edge benchmark products and custom solutions for institutional investors and ETF providers, across the globe
  • Client interaction for strategic queries on index products
  • Commercialization of index services and analytical tools to buy-side clients and vendors
  • Implementation of new index analytics tools and platform for better client service


  • Daily validation of bond prices
  • Work with pricing vendor and technology team to resolve issues and ensure production is successful
  • Generate and maintain month-end Index rebalance and composition reports by garnering information on new bond issuance and auction/buy-back activities
  • Complete all daily and monthly tasks within deadline
  • Resolve client queries promptly and professionally
  • Participate and present in internal monthly team meetings
  • Escalate all issues promptly and effectively to supervisor
  • Bachelor’s degree with preference in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience in Fixed Income, Fund Valuation, Pricing or other related roles
  • Demonstrate an understanding and interest in bonds/financial markets and products
  • Knowledge of industry activities – particularly corporate actions, index benchmarking, stock markets and fixed income products
  • Intermediate to Advanced MS Excel skills, including pivot tables and v-look ups
  • Analytical/problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and proactive with the proven ability to work accurately and under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate within a team environment and interact across departments
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrate customer focus and follow-up skills
  • Ability to work until 7PM EST and US holidays for global market close operations
  • Pricing vendor knowledge, i.e. Bloomberg, Reuters a plus
  • Strong database/SQL knowledge a plus

The pay range is the lowest to highest compensation we reasonably in good faith believe we would pay at posting for this role. We may ultimately pay more or less than this range. Employee pay is based on factors like relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, location, performance, union contract and business needs. This range may be modified in the future.

We offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA, FSA, 401(k), and life, disability & ADD insurance to eligible employees. Salaried personnel receive paid time off. Hourly employees are not eligible for paid time off unless required by law. Hourly employees on a Service Contract Act project are eligible for paid sick leave.

Note: Pay is not considered compensation until it is earned, vested and determinable. The amount and availability of any compensation remains in Kforce’s sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified in its discretion consistent with the law.

This job is not eligible for bonuses, incentives or commissions.

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Compensation Type:Hours*Minimum Compensation:26.00Maximum Compensation:*27.00

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Job Posting: JC255473405

Posted On: Feb 17, 2024

Updated On: Mar 04, 2024

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