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Contracts/ Operations Coordinator

New York

Corporate Group

Ref#: 2287

Date published: 22-Mar-2019

About Fortress 

Fortress Investment Group LLC is a leading, highly diversified global investment manager with approximately $42.1 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2018. Founded in 1998, Fortress manages assets on behalf of over 1,750 institutional clients and private investors worldwide across a range of credit and real estate, private equity and permanent capital investment strategies. Investment performance is our cornerstone - we strive to generate strong risk adjusted returns for our investors over the long term. For additional information on Fortress, please visit www.fortress.com.


About The Position

The Contract Administrator will assist in the management of Market Data and Application software for Fortress Investment Group LLC associates globally. The Contract Administrator manages orders for services from associates, updates inventory database records, reviews invoices for accuracy and routes for payment approval.

The candidate must be familiar with general accounting and financial concepts in order to provide accurate accounting of expenses. The candidate will also possess strong interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills; strong organizational and analytical skills. Additionally, to be successful, the right candidate must be a team player with strong customer service orientation.


Responsibilities

  • Assist in Day-to-day management of contracted services which includes vendor management

  • Use of FITS (Financial Information Tracking System) to maintain inventory

  • Manages contract administration process for vendors associated with Market Data and Application Development Services products

  • Processes requests to add, cancel or re-assign services due to moves, departures or change in business requirements

  • Processes, reconciles and validates invoices daily. Manage all aspects of the market data and application development contract and invoice lifecycles

  • Participates in department projects and fulfills adhoc requests

  • Performs additional responsibilities as assigned 

Qualifications

  • Demonstrates ability to prioritize assigned work and complete in a timely manner

  • BS Degree (or equivalent) in accounting/finance 

  • Demonstrates excellent attention to detail, ability to follow multi-step processes, organization skills and ability to multi-task; ability to effectively manage an unpredictable workload and meet established deadlines

  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrates high service orientation, integrity, discretion and follow through

  • Demonstrates the ability to work across broad, diverse groups; demonstrates the ability to collaborate and develop/maintain relationships with both Fortress Investment Group LLC and Vendors

  • Strong business analytical skills

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially with Excel and Outlook are required

  • Knowledge of FITS a plus


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Fortress Investment Group LLC collectively with its subsidiaries and operating affiliates is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.