SPRING 2023 - Compliance Co-ops (6 Months)
Boston, MA 
Share
Posted 19 days ago
Job Description

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters - to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and institutions who rely on us to help them build more secure and prosperous futures.

What you will be responsible for:

MFS is a global investment management firm focused on creating long-term value responsibly by doing what's right for our clients every day. Our rich history dates to 1924, when our founders invented the mutual fund. Since then, collaboration and innovation have fueled our success. Our unwavering commitment to finding the best, most durable investment opportunities is what sets us apart - and our success is grounded in our unique approach, disciplined philosophy and collaborative culture.

Joining our team provides opportunities to share your voice and talents, tackle challenging problems, create solutions and collaborate with dedicated co-workers.

This Co-op experience provides participants with a meaningful, relevant work experience as part of their academic studies. In addition to daily responsibilities, participants will have the opportunity to participate in a series of structured activities designed to enhance their learning experience including:

  • Co-Op New Hire Orientation
  • Senior Leadership Speaker Series
  • Social & Networking Events
  • Presentation Challenges

At the conclusion of this position, co-ops will have increased their knowledge of investing, the mutual fund industry, employee engagement, and a firm understanding of how compliance learning works at an asset manager.

MFS co-op positions are a 6-month commitment (January 9, 2023 - June 30, 2023), working Monday - Friday and work between 35-40 hours. Our program is designed for undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in a co-op program through their college or university and can meet our requirements.

MFS is a hybrid work environment (with 2 remote days and 3 on-site days) unless otherwise stated in the job posting. This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless MFS approves an exemption as an accommodation due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission of an exemption request does not guarantee that an exemption will be approved or that the request can be accommodated.

Job Summary

Following established procedures, the co-op in this position will assist the Compliance group with ensuring the quality and integrity of reporting and data, and developing content for our Compliance intranet, emails, newsletters, etc. The position involves acting as an integral part of the team by bringing content together, researching and gathering additional information as needed.

Principal Responsibilities

  • The job will be focus on responding to ad hoc requests for information and research within the Compliance Group
  • Review and research differences between multiple compliance monitoring systems
  • Complete a daily list of assignments, including review of prior day changes made to compliance systems, and disseminating reports daily to both the Compliance Team and Investment Team members
  • Register/ post internal documents to the Contracts application in DIVA
  • The candidate should be detail oriented, have strong organization skills and sound problem solving skills.
  • Write, review and edit copy for intranet internal emails, newsletters. Work on the editorial review of the content.
  • Interact with people from different departments within Compliance to summarize and highlight key policies and initiatives.
  • Maintain content on the Department's SharePoint intranet
  • Additional duties to be performed as requested.

Job Requirements

  • Proven attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects effectively and efficiently.
  • Working knowledge of computer-based programs including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and/or SharePoint
  • Pursuing a Bachelors' degree in a communications-related field.
  • Ability to take initiative, to utilize resources, and to communicate effectively.
  • Commitment to learning, creativity and critical thinking
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize projects and meet deadlines
  • Comfortable working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

#LI-HYBRID

What we offer:
  • Generous time-off provided: including "Responsible time off" for many roles, paid company holidays when the US Stock Exchange is closed, plus paid volunteer time
  • Family Focus: Up to 20 weeks of paid leave for new parents, back-up care program, dependent care flexible spending account, adoption assistance, generous caregiver leave
  • Health and Welfare: Competitive medical, vision and dental plans, plus tax-free health savings accounts with company contributions
  • Wellness Programs: Robust wellness webinars, employee assistance program, gym reimbursement through our medical plans, fitness center discounts and more
  • Life & Disability Benefits: Company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability
  • Financial Benefits: 401(k) savings plan, Defined Contribution plan- 15% of base salary invested into the Plan, competitive total compensation programs

MFS is a hybrid work environment (remote/onsite) unless otherwise stated in the job posting.

This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless MFS approves an exemption as an accommodation due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission of an exemption request does not guarantee that an exemption will be approved or that the request can be accommodated.

If any applicant is unable to complete an application or respond to a job opening because of a disability, please contact MFS at 617-954-5000 or email for assistance.

MFS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws. Employees and applicants of MFS will not be subject to harassment on the basis of their status. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited. Please see the EEO is the Law document and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision, linked for your reference.


MFS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws. Employees and applicants of MFS will not be subject to harassment on the basis of their status. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited. Click here to view the EEO is the Law poster and supplement.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
Open
Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend
Indicates required fields