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Senior Fund Treasury & Custody Analyst

Employer
Wellington Management Company, LLP
Location
Boston, USA
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 23, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
About Us

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.

About the Role

THE COMPANY

Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management Company, LLP is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With over US$1 trillion in assets under management as of 30 June 2021, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in 65 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. We are seeking qualified candidates to join our evolving and expanding technology team. Together, you will not only dream up solutions to today's investment challenges, but you will build them to see real-life results.

OVERVIEW

Wellington Management sponsors and sub-advises a broad array of products ranging from traditional long only funds to alternative strategies, including hedge funds and 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. We are seeking a Senior Fund Treasury & Custody Analyst who will play a key role in advising portfolio management on how to optimize their financing costs, working with counterparties to maximize franchise value, and customizing solutions designed to meet client objectives. Day-to-day work is typically project oriented but can be very operationally focused. The Senior 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
  • 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
  • Lead and work with business and technology colleagues on a variety of projects related to process re-engineering to create scale, efficiency, and control
  • Build relationships with internal service consumers as well as external service providers including prime brokers, custodians, and derivatives counterparties
  • Conceptualize, design, and develop custom reporting and analyses using industry standard tools (e.g., Tableau, Python, etc.)
  • Analyze, control, and transform data from a variety of sources to make available for broad use and consumption
  • Advise portfolio management and clients on methods of implementing financing strategies for various product types and investment styles
  • Analyze stock and 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
QUALIFICATIONS
  • College undergraduate degree, preferably in finance, technology, 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
  • Possess a natural curiosity and desire to expand one's knowledge and role
  • Advanced technology skills 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
  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • Possession of or progress towards a CFA charter or MBA is a plus
Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

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 GMWTalentOperations@wellington.com .

At Wellington Management, our approach to compensation is designed to help us attract, inspire and retain the best talent in our industry.We strive to pay employees fairly and competitively across all levels and roles. Our approach to compensation considers all aspects of total compensation; all employees are eligible to receive salary, variable compensation, and benefits. The base salary range for this position is:
USD 80,000 - 180,000
This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered when making compensation decisions, including but not limited to skill sets; role; skills and experience; certifications; and education. This range is an estimate, and further details on salary and total compensation aspects will be shared with candidates during the recruitment process.

Base salary is only one component of Wellington's total compensation approach. Other rewards may include a discretionary Corporate Bonus and/ or Incentives, if eligible. In addition, we offer a comprehensive and high value benefit package to meet the unique needs of our employees and their families, and we are committed to fostering a flexible work environment that enables employees to thrive personally and professionally. Examples of our benefits include retirement plan, health and wellbeing, dental, vision, and pharmacy coverage, health savings account, flexible spending accounts and commuter program, employee assistance program, life and disability insurance, adoption assistance, back-up childcare, tuition/CFA reimbursement and paid time off (leave of absence, paid holidays, volunteer, sick and vacation time)

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