DST Systems Senior Financial Writer & Editor in Albany, New York

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Organizational Overview

While working at DST Financial Services, you will help our clients discover opportunities in the complexities associated with mounting inflows of data, rapid technological advancements, shifting regulatory change, rising security risks and increasing demands from their customers. Your job is to help our clients discover opportunity through technology, strategic advisory and business improvement solutions. You will work with some of the world’s leading Alternative Asset Managers, Asset Management Service Companies, Banking Companies, Broker-Dealers, Distribution Companies, Insurance Companies and Retirement Companies. Everyday our global offices in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States work together to master the complexity of the financial industry to transform the most challenging tasks into opportunity and competitive advantage.

Role Overview

We are looking for a Senior Technical Writer/Editor who offers excellent research and writing skills along with broad knowledge of employee benefits, investments, financial and estate planning, and taxation in order to write and edit client communications for financial institutions and other customers in the defined contribution retirement plan and wealth management industries.

The Senior Writer and Editor will be a part of the topic idea generation process, submitting ideas for consideration and participating in collaborative meetings. You will conduct in depth research using printed and online resources to gather information and data, verify facts, and clarify information needed to execute assignments.

Responsibilities

  • Utilize broad industry knowledge to assist in content/idea generation

  • Maintain notes and records for current and new projects, tracking all edits and changes

  • Update and maintain all content to remain consistent with changing regulations

  • Submit copy drafts to internal editors for review and approval

  • Meet established deadlines in line with business needs and client expectations

  • Collaborate with Graphic Services Team regarding photo selections, charts and other graphics, and video content development. Proofread typeset and html copy, presentations, and scripts and edit the content to fit established parameters

  • Assist in writing scripts for video content

  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior team members

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in a related field; 4+ years of relevant experience

  • CFP® or similar designation preferred

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, emphasis on Excel

  • Ability to work with Internet-based applications and familiarity with online research services, such as RIA Checkpoint and CCH IntelliConnect

  • Familiarity with investment principles, personal taxation, and employee benefits (e.g., 401(k) plans)

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Location:

Albany New York

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.