Fund Treasury Custody Analyst

Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, USA
19 Jan 2022
02 Feb 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

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 60 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.

We are transitioning to a hybrid work environment where both remote work and the office play a critical role. Our vision is a future where all employees are empowered to work flexibly to drive the best outcomes for our clients. Flexible work is a mindset and a core value. Our employees are encouraged to work remotely two days a week as a standard practice and will have flexibility in terms of working hours.

The company
Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With over US$1 trillion in assets under management as of 31 December 2019, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 50 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.
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 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 Fund Treasury & Custody Analyst will report to the Manager 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.
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
  • Conceptualize, design, and develop custom reporting and analyses using industry standard tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI, etc.)
  • Lead and work with business and technology colleagues on a variety of projects related to process re-engineering in order to create scale, efficiency, and control
  • Analyze, control, and transform data from a variety of sources to make available for broad use and consumption
  • Build relationships with internal service consumers as well as external service providers including prime brokers, custodians, and derivatives counterparties
  • Develop subject matter expertise for certain financing and fund related topics, analyze and resolve complex problems, 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
  • 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
  • College undergraduate degree, preferably in finance, engineering, economics, 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 (or willingness to acquire them) in the context of analyzing/managing large amounts of data (SQL,Tableau, Access, Python, Advanced 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
  • 2-6 years of industry experience
  • Possession of or progress towards a CFA charter or MBA is a plus

Fund Treasury Custody Analyst

100 Federal Street

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 .

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