Hedge Funds Credit Risk Officer

London, United Kingdom
10 Jan 2021
15 Jan 2021
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Your team
You'll be working in the Hedge Fund Credit Risk Control team in London. We are a small team of five in London, responsible for the credit risk of the portfolio of Hedge Funds in EMEA. Our remit includes counterparty credit analysis and due diligence, limit setting, exposure management and ad hoc trade approvals.

Your expertise
• a university degree in finance or economics, or even engineering or mathematics
• ideally a CFA qualification (or equivalent)
• strong analytical, quantitative and problem solving skills
• experience in a financial services organization (preferably tier 1 bank) managing Hedge Fund credit risk
• solid understanding of financial markets and a passion to provide best-in-class client experience
• detailed theoretical and practical knowledge of derivatives and the credit risk the bank runs trading these, as well as experience of the range of risk mitigation techniques (in particular margin levels required for each trade or trade type
• good working knowledge of legal documentation (ISDA, CSA, PBA, GMRA etc.) and experience negotiating suitable credit related legal terms
• existing credit authority for counterparty ratings, trades, limits and documentation terms
• experience and skill at analyzing bespoke counterparty and trade structures
• a strong track record of leading value-adding due diligence on Hedge Fund clients
• an excellent communicator, with strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build strong relationships with internal and external clients
• well organized and able prioritise efficiently between multiple urgent / important tasks
• able to identify the differences between Managed Funds, Grey Funds and Hedge Funds, and to set credit appetite appropriately for the latter two
• a strong business partner, whilst also being a robust second line of defence by challenging the business when necessary
• an excellent team worker, willing to help, train and encourage your colleagues within the Hedge Fund team - in EMEA and globally - as well as the wider FI credit team
• able to demonstrate pro-active preparation for potential scheduled market events and ability to effectively and promptly react and adapt to unforeseen events
• a proactive driver innovation by adopting an agile co-creation mindset
• open, execution-oriented and have a proactive mindset in daily activities and in interacting with colleagues (e.g. can-do-spirit, embrace change, optimize / simplify processes)

About us
Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us
We're a truly global, collaborative and friendly group of people. Having a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace is important to us. And we support your career development, internal mobility and work-life balance. If this sounds interesting, apply now.

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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