Asc Fund Treasury & Custody Analyst

Employer
Wellington Management Company, LLP
Location
Boston, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 May 2021
Closes
13 May 2021
Ref
10558428
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 55 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

POSITION

Wellington Management sponsors and sub-advises a broad array of products ranging from traditional long only funds to alternative strategies, including hedge funds & private equity. Products are offered to a global investor base and are subject to a variety of different regulatory regimes requiring a high degree of customization to meet our clients' unique needs. The InvesTech Fund Treasury & Custody team is responsible for managing and overseeing the financing platform utilized by Wellington's sponsored funds as well as sub-advisory funds with similar financing needs. The Associate Fund Treasury & Custody Analyst will play a key role in advising portfolio management on how to optimize their financing costs, working with counterparties to maximize franchise value, and on customized solutions designed to meet client objectives. Day-to-day work is typically project oriented but can be very operationally focused at times. The Associate Fund Treasury & Custody Analyst will report to the Associate Director of Fund Treasury & Custody. This role will require frequent interaction with prime brokers, derivative counterparties, custodians, clients, traders, portfolio managers, other InvesTech teams, Tax, and the Legal & Compliance Group.

Job Responsibilities
The ideal candidate for this role is someone with a strong work ethic who is looking to expand his or her knowledge and impact. The candidate will receive training and be expected to quickly learn such that they will be able to:
  • Assist the team in advising portfolio management and clients on methods of implementing financing strategies for various product types and investment styles
  • Provide reporting for multiple purposes and multiple audiences
  • Coordinate financing and custody set up processes for new launches
  • Build relationships with internal service consumers as well as external service providers
  • Develop subject matter expertise for certain financing and fund related topics, analyze and resolve complex issues, and respond to inquiries on a broad array of business issues
  • Analyze stock/loan metrics and data, optimize financing costs and collateral usage, perform margin analysis and projections to assist in the portfolio management process
  • Identify and lead initiatives to implement technology solutions to develop new capabilities, scale operations and enhance controls
  • Implement new and enhance existing processes both internally and at service providers to support evolving needs of the business
  • Design and document workflows and in support of continuous improvement and job efficiency
  • Keep apprised of industry developments as they relate to financing, prime brokerage, custody, derivatives, risk management, and service provider oversight
  • Launch, close, and restructure hedge funds and other alternative products
  • Work closely on projects and inquiries with other Wellington teams including Product Management, Client Service, Trading, Portfolio Management, Portfolio Services, Legal & Compliance, and Tax
Job Qualifications
  • College undergraduate degree, preferably in finance, economics, accounting, math, or business
  • Desire and ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment, performing multiple tasks and balancing competing priorities
  • Desire to lead projects and cross functional initiatives
  • Advanced technology skills in the context of analyzing/managing large amounts of data (SQL, Access, Python, Advanced Microsoft Excel, etc.)
  • Very strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • A client service mindset and strong communication skills
  • High degree of integrity
  • Technical knowledge of hedge funds, complex financial instruments, and/or financing is considered a plus
  • A natural curiosity and desire to expand one's knowledge and role
  • 1-3- years of industry experience
  • Possession of or progress towards a CFA charter or MBA is a plus
SKILLS

JOB TITLE
Asc Fund Treasury & Custody Analyst

LOCATION
280 Congress

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at GMCANINQ@wellington.com .

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