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Credit Risk Officer, Global Family Office/Hedge Funds

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Nov 27, 2022

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Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Your role
Are you naturally curious and ambitious? Do you have sharp analytical skills?

We're looking for a Credit Risk Officer like you who can:

• evaluate counterparty credit risk based on your understanding of hedge fund and family office credit risk management techniques, trading strategies, and infrastructure, as well as a number of other quantitative and qualitative measures of credit worthiness. This will include client due diligence visits for onsite evaluations
• hold delegated personal authority (within established risk-based limits) to approve new positions or to make recommendations to higher authority levels
• interact with business units in relation to transactions to ensure risks are within our limits in the sector
• evaluate transactional risks associated with OTC derivatives, securities financing, exchange traded derivatives, banking products and structured transactions
• prepare, as well as review and approve, written counterparty annual reviews/transactional credit proposals drawing conclusions relating to credit assessment, risk appetite, exposure drivers and business prospects
• lead trading documentation negotiation including ISDA/CSA, Prime Brokerage and Repo Agreements
• ensure all regulatory requests, audit items and operational risk issues are dealt with in a disciplined, timely and efficient manner
• perform ad-hoc credit risk analysis and participate in portfolio reviews to identify risk developments or concentrations Your team
You'll be working in our Hedge Fund and Global Family Office Credit Risk Control team in London, which is aligned with our Investment Banking business. Our team are responsible for the credit assessment, monitoring, control and transaction decision approval of UBS's counterparties, which primarily encompass hedge funds, family offices and private equity funds. You will serve as a Credit Officer focusing on quantitative risk assessment of transactions and hedge fund counterparty credit analysis.

Your expertise
• a Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, preferably in accounting, finance, economics or mathematics and a MBA/CFA preferred
• ideally 7-10 years of experience and demonstrated expertise in a similar position
• prior experience with due diligence and analysis of the financial condition of hedge fund counterparties
• established quantitative risk analysis skills employed in a credit risk, market risk or trading environment
• a knowledge and understanding of financial markets and a breadth of trading and lending products
• familiarity with common trading documentation, particularly ISDA/CSA, Prime Brokerage and Repo Agreements
• excellent communication skills - the ability to communicate directly and professionally with clients and internal stakeholders is of critical importance to the role
• a team player with strong interpersonal skills to establish trustworthy relationships with internal peers, business, and senior management



About us
UBS is the world's largest and only truly global wealth manager. We operate through four business divisions: Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. Our global reach and the breadth of our expertise set us apart from our competitors.

With more than 70,000 employees, we have a presence in all major financial centers in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us
At UBS, we embrace flexible ways of working when the role permits. We offer different working arrangements like part-time, job-sharing and hybrid (office and home) working. Our purpose-led culture and global infrastructure help us connect, collaborate, and work together in agile ways to meet all our business needs.

From gaining new experiences in different roles to acquiring fresh knowledge and skills, we know that great work is never done alone. We know that it's our people, with their unique backgrounds, skills, experience levels and interests, who drive our ongoing success. Together we're more than ourselves. Ready to be part of #teamUBS and make an impact?

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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