Associate Portfolio Manager

Anonymous Recruiter
London (South)
13 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Associate Portfolio Manager Location: London, UK Salary: Competitive You’ll be working in the Quantitative & Systematic Equities Team in London, part of UBS Asset Management, a business division of UBS. We are responsible for managing quantitative, systematic and rules-driven strategies including alternative beta and traditional indexing. Our product offering includes; ETFs, synthetic equity index funds, structured funds, commodity strategies (including precious metals) and multi-asset funds. Our benchmarks range from mainstream indices to highly customised solutions all supported by leading edge proprietary technology. We have experienced significant asset growth from our global client base over recent years and we have developed plans for further expansion. Responsibilities: Do you have what it takes to succeed in managing investments? Are you absolutely focused on the client's portfolios? We are looking for someone like this to assist lead portfolio managers in: · The daily responsibilities of our physical equity index funds. · Monitoring portfolios and maintaining models to ensure compliance with the investment and risk guidelines · Monitoring and managing cash flows and currency positions · Monitoring and analysing corporate actions and index changes · Generating orders and placing trades, monitoring and attributing performance · Assisting in the ongoing improvement of our management processes and proprietary portfolio management systems · Essential skills required : You have: · A strong academic background with excellent numeracy skills · A keen interest in Financial markets · An excellent attention to detail and accuracy under pressure within tight time constraints · Some experience of working in the financial series ideally investment banking or asset management You are: An advanced user of Excel A holder of the IMC & CFA designation or be studying/or willing to study towards this Fluent in English (a second language especially German would be an advantage) Calm and accurate under pressure and able to manage and prioritise your workload effectively (a great multi-tasker) A solution-oriented thinker, who can use their initiative and communicate confidently Closing Date: 9 th November 2016 How to Apply Please click the apply now button below. About us Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the background support. That's what we do. And we do it for private clients, institutions and corporations around the world. We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us? What we offer Together. That’s how we do things. We offer talented people around the world a supportive, stimulating and diverse working environment. We’ll value your passion and commitment. And reward your performance. Why UBS? Video 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. This job was originally posted as