Risk Officer- Asset Management

Chicago, New York, United States - Illinois, United States - New York
Competitive salary
13 Aug 2022
05 Sep 2022
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Your role
Do you have strong technical skills and are you highly analytical with an interest in investment risk management?

We are looking for someone like that to:

• perform investment risk reporting and analysis of the Fixed Income business, including VaR, stress loss, issuer credit, portfolio analytics, liquidity scenarios and risk guidelines
• review pricing and risk models on financial instruments including equity, fixed income, and currencies
• prepare and present presentations of the risk framework to regulators, board of directors or clients
• collaborate with portfolio managers to lead risk meetings and review fund strategies and risk profiles
• liaise with Operations, Finance, IT, and other logistical groups to implement new business initiatives, regulatory requirements and other various projects
• work with IT to improve efficiency of risk reporting and develop the global risk system infrastructure
• collaborate with the global risk control team to standardize processes and leverage existing resources

Your team
You'll be working in the Asset Management Risk Control team in New York or Chicago. We are responsible for independent oversight of investment fund portfolios, modelling, analysis, and reporting for various Group Risk Control activities in the Americas region. Your role will include close interaction with portfolio managers, as well as senior risk professionals.

Diversity helps us grow, together. That's why we are committed to fostering and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. It strengthens our business and brings value to our clients.

Your expertise
You have:

• ideally have 10+ years of experience in a Market Risk Control / Asset Mgmt. or Investment Banking / Quantitative capacity covering a broad range of equity, credit, FX and derivatives products
• a BA/BS in Finance/Mathematics/Statistics/Engineering with a CFA/FRM designation being a plus
• proven analytical skills, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills
• previous experience with MSCI Risk Metrics or other third-party vendor risk management systems is a plus
• proficiency in Microsoft Excel and intermediate programming skills in languages such as VBA, R or Python being a plus
You are:
• a teamwork-oriented individual who can comfortably work in a fast-paced environment among senior portfolio management professionals
• able to utilize quantitative skills to provide value-added risk analysis and commentary for portfolios

About us
UBS is the world's largest and only truly global wealth manager. We operate through four business divisions: Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. Our global reach and the breadth of our expertise set us apart from our competitors.

With more than 70,000 employees, we have a presence in all major financial centers in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us
At UBS, we embrace flexible ways of working when the role permits. We offer different working arrangements like part-time, job-sharing and hybrid (office and home) working. Our purpose-led culture and global infrastructure help us connect, collaborate, and work together in agile ways to meet all our business needs.

From gaining new experiences in different roles to acquiring fresh knowledge and skills, we know that great work is never done alone. We know that it's our people, with their unique backgrounds, skills, experience levels and interests, who drive our ongoing success. Together we're more than ourselves. Ready to be part of #teamUBS and make an impact?

Disclaimer / Policy Statements
UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

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