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Business Manager II

United States, Pennsylvania, Oaks
1 Freedom Valley Drive (Show on map)
September 14, 2022

The Investment Manager Services Division (IMS) at SEI is growing rapidly and is seeking a new member for the Business Management team. Our primary goal is to provide exceptional customer service and business management services to drive business decision and grow the business. This includes the working with the Business Management Team to perform the financial plan, budgeting, analysis and forecasting of projects, initiatives and daily business activities.

These responsibilities are to be carried out in a manner consistent with the vision, goals and policies of the unit. You will have operational ownership and leadership in partnering with the unit's Senior Officers, Directors and other unit personnel, SEI market units, SEI business management teams, and vendors to coordinate, facilitate and execute on the delivery of a cost-focused, efficient, standardized and consultative services to the respective teams.

You will oversee and be responsible for developing and implementing procedures for maintaining and/or enhancing client service, quality of services and for improving operational efficiency. You will be responsible for assisting in the management team and development of staff.

What you'll do:
* You will oversee and provide the ongoing financial planning, budgeting and forecasting for ongoing business activities and projects.
* You will provide financial analysis, results, reporting and measurement for internal clients.
* You will act as a consultant to manage and minimize risk, provide solutions and proactively address business concerns.
* You will be a strategic partner to the business teams and management to support profitability and growth.
* You will act as a project manager, providing reporting, including analysis of status and key milestones as they relate to deadlines and deliverables.
* You will interact with other business units on various financial and business issues.
* You will participate in regular management meetings and initiatives to support the business.
* You will keep abreast of industry standards and knowledge to be able to communicate with client
* You will perform other duties as necessary.
What you bring to the table:
BA / BS in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics or equivalent professional experience.
Minimum 5 years experience in the financial services industry, corporate accounting or business management. Understanding of SEI's accounting systems and programs is preferred
Demonstrated ability to build relationships, act as a consultant, manage projects and drive the business forward.
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, along with the analytical skills needed to identify problems and trends. Ability to work under pressure.

Attributes we value:
A drive to broaden one's knowledge of the financial services industry by learning new concepts and systems and taking the initiative to apply it to daily work assignments.
Attention to detail to ensure that all deliverables consistently meet the highest standard of quality and accuracy
Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. As the needs of our clients change, we need to be flexible to change with them.
Positivity and collegial approach in assisting both colleagues and clients and the ability to work in team environment.
Curiosity, critical thinking and attention to detail: Whether it's to identify a solution to a problem or possibly help implement a more efficient process or procedure, your skills have a place in our business.

What you can expect from us:
We are a technology and asset management company delivering on our promise of building brave futuresSM-for our clients, our communities, and ourselves. Whether you're in one of our global offices or remotely contributing your talent, our culture encourages collaboration, spurs creativity, and inspires the courage to unlock opportunities that help us realize our fullest potential.
Without people, it's just work, so we take pride in caring for our employees and clients. We understand the importance of integrating work and life because finding harmony in your professional and personal activities is key to achieving fulfilment.
And inclusion isn't just a buzz word for us-it's at the core of our commitment to driving our collective success. We ask employees to bring their authentic selves to do their best work every day. It's the power of diverse perspectives, experiences, and ideas that help us deliver the solutions that solve for our clients' most complex challenges.
Six core values are the foundation of SEI's culture. Care for our clients, communities, investors, and each other drives our commitment to these values.
Courage: We think and act like owners, embracing risk to drive growth for our clients and company.
Integrity: We do what we say and act with transparency (because it's the right thing to do).
Collaboration: We work with each other, our clients, partners, and communities to solve problems that matter.
Inclusion: We nurture an environment of respect and belonging where people are empowered to be themselves.
Connection: We build lasting relationships through which we learn, grow, and succeed.
We have Fun.
Does your brave future include professional growth, mastering new skills, and cultivating meaningful connections? Come build it with us, and join our community.

SEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and so much more...
After 50years in business, SEI is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions. Reflecting our experience within financial services and financial technology our Oaks, PA office encompasses an open floor plan and numerous art installations designed to encourage innovation and creativity in our workforce. We recognize that our people are our most valuable asset and that a healthy, happy, and motivated workforce is key to our continued growth. At SEI, we're (literally) invested in your success. We offer our employees paid parental leave, back-up childcare arrangements, paid volunteer days, education assistance and access to thriving employee networks.

SEI is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.