Americas Head Operational Due Diligence

United States - Connecticut, United States - New York

City
New York, Stamford

Job Type
Full Time

Your role
Are you passionate about hedge fund of funds business? Do you consider yourself an analytical fact-finder? If so, an Operational Due Diligence Head of Region role has arisen within UBS Hedge Fund Solutions' Investment team that might be a good opportunity for you. You will be part of a central dedicated team managing funds on the Funds of Hedge Fund platform. We serve the institutional investment community and invest directly into the World's top Hedge Funds.

We are looking for someone to be responsibilities for all aspects of business and operational due diligence on hedge funds for strategies covered including: equity long/short, statistical, systematic, convertible, merger arbitrage, trading, macro, credit, fixed income, mortgages, private credit, and UCITS.

Requirements
You have:
• a background analyzing hedge funds or proprietary trading operations Big 4 Financial Services Sector Audit/ Consulting or Market/ Operational Risk from a prestigious Investment Bank or have worked in the back office of a hedge fund. Preferable to have held a senior level role performing OpDD at another investment firm.
• familiarity with the different service providers and their roles with hedge funds
• 10+ years post-qualified experience (although more exceptional candidates with less experience will be considered).
• familiar with back and middle office operations and systems
• well-versed in securities valuation and pricing analysis
• understanding of risk management methodologies

Your team
We are a dynamic team that works closely with the investment professionals to determine whether hedge fund investments are suitable for our portfolios. We are consultative in nature and focusing in on the business risks of a hedge fund. We conduct onsite visits will require some business travel in the US, and possible international travel to Europe and/or Asia.

Your experience and skills
You have:
• a background analyzing hedge funds or proprietary trading operations Big 4 Financial Services Sector Audit/ Consulting or Market/ Operational Risk from a prestigious Investment Bank or have worked in the back office of a hedge fund. Preferable to have held a senior level role performing OpDD at another investment firm.
• familiarity with the different service providers and their roles with hedge funds
• 10+ years post-qualified experience (although more exceptional candidates with less experience will be considered).
• familiar with back and middle office operations and systems
• well-versed in securities valuation and pricing analysis
• understanding of risk management methodologies

We are looking for someone who can:

• Manage a team including coaching, planning, scheduling, and reviewing work product
• Coordinate with the European OpDD region on setting the OpDD strategy and projects
• Communicate and establish good working relationships with senior members of the HFS team
• Communicate and establish good working relationships with senior business personnel of hedge funds
• Review documentation and conduct interviews (on-site with hedge funds) to establish facts pertaining to business and operational risk
• Evaluate the overall quality of hedge fund systems, controls, infrastructure and personnel
• Write detailed reports containing comprehensive information and analysis related to the business and operational environment at the hedge funds
• Perform regular monitoring of ongoing and new investments
• Review other team members' reports
• Help develop other team members
• Spearhead special projects
• Understand more nuanced areas of the financial systems
• Determine necessity of “as-needed” monitoring of current investments that undergo significant change over time
• Present to current and prospective clients as needed

What we offer
Together. That's how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step
Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.
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