Senior Manager, Investment Regulatory Risk

  • Full Time
  • Dallas

Website GuideStone Financial Resources

GuideStone Financial Resources

Experience GuideStone!
We are an innovative organization that invests in the spiritual, relational, financial, physical and professional development of our employees. We have a culture that values excellence, teamwork, humility, integrity, compassion and stewardship.


What We Offer You!
We offer employees a generous benefits package, flexible work schedules, the opportunity to be involved in community outreach and tuition reimbursement.

This position leads investment regulatory risk activities for GuideStone Capital Management and GuideStone Funds to ensure compliance with SEC and other regulatory requirements. This position’s responsibilities include activities around:

Derivatives Risk
Valuation Risk
Liquidity Risk
Market and Credit Risk
Proxy Voting
Class Actions Monitoring
Securities Lending Oversight
Operational Due Diligence / Risk Assessment of Sub-Adviser/Service Provider Operations
Corporate Insurance Policies
This individual will serve as the Derivatives Risk Manager for GuideStone Capital Management.


What you will do:

Develop and then lead the derivatives risk management program required by SEC Rule 18f-4. This includes the identification and assessment of the Funds’ derivatives risks, the establishment maintenance, and enforcement of investment or risk management guidelines, stress testing, backtesting, internal reporting and escalation of material risks. Due diligence and oversight of one or more third-party vendors and coordination with Portfolio Management will be required to comply with the regulatory limit on fund leverage risk.
Chair the Valuation Committee and maintain policies and procedures related to the valuation of Fund investments as required by SEC Rule 2a-5. This includes assessing and managing valuation risks, establishing, applying and testing fair value methodologies, and coordinating the due diligence and oversight of the Funds’ external accountant and administrator, as well as pricing vendors.
Chair the Liquidity Risk Management Committee.  Administer the Funds’ liquidity risk management program and policies and procedures as required by SEC Rule 22e-4.  This includes the assessment, management, and periodic review of liquidity risk, and classifying the liquidity of Fund investments. Due diligence and oversight of one or more third-party vendors and coordination with Portfolio Management will be required.
Evaluate the risks attributable to new investments, determine the mechanisms for controlling operational risks, and assess the adequacy of the Funds’ investment, issuer and counterparty credit risk management.
Investigate proxy voting matters on which GuideStone Capital Management votes and vote in the best interest of the Funds. Establish and maintain measures to determine that votes are cast consistently with proxy voting policies and procedures.
Due diligence and oversight of securities class action vendors
Due diligence and oversight of the Funds’ custodian and securities lending agent in conjunction with Fund Operations.
Operational due diligence and oversight of Fund sub-advisers and service providers in conjunction with Compliance
Work with GuideStone’s corporate Risk Management Director on the annual insurance policy renewals, representing the needs of the GuideStone Funds board and the Funds in general.
What you will need:

Bachelor’s degree required.
Master’s in Business Administration preferred.
CPA, IACCP, J.D., or CFA preferred.
Relevant experience regarding the management of derivatives risk, e.g., through portfolio management, compliance, or accounting.  This needs to include a thorough understanding of the different types of derivatives and the unique attributes of each.
Organizational understanding, influence and relationships to advance program goals through coworkers who do not report to this position.
Understanding of the ’40 Act and Registered Investment Companies.
Knowledge of and ability to research and determine risk management best practices. Ability to adapt and apply best practices to GuideStone’s business model, resource availability and organizational culture.
Leadership skills to motivate others to action to maintain and enhance programs.
Time management skills to efficiently balance the demands of this position’s programs.
Judgement to determine where to apply time, resources and energy to sustain and develop different programs at various times, considering internal and external factors.
Strong analytical skills to dig into details and deliver sound defensible reasons for program objectives, strategies and tactics.
Strong project management skills to efficiently achieve program goals.
Broad and effective communication skills to work with trustees, executives, third-parties, managers and front-line employees through various verbal and written formats.
Tenacity and internal motivation to independently advance program goals and overcome impediments and challenges.
Fundamental understanding of GuideStone’s business models, operations and reputational factors.

Who We Are
GuideStone is a diversified Christian financial services provider, offering retirement, insurance, investment management, property and casualty coverage, and executive planning products and services to the Southern Baptist and wider evangelical Christian community. GuideStone sponsors the nation’s largest Christian-screened registered mutual fund family and is located in Dallas, Texas.

What We Offer:
Flexible work schedules

Community outreach

Generous benefits package

Tuition reimbursement


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