UBS Financial Services Business and Finance Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Your role:

Are you trustworthy in driving the business forward? Do you know how to make sure things run smoothly? We’re looking for someone like that who can provide business-related services and support as part of our COO area business management group to:

  • work with the Deputy COO on development and implementation of the division’s technology, operations and data strategy

  • support internal communication on technology, operations and data strategy and other relevant topics

  • prepare decision making materials on a broad range of strategic, risk, regulatory or operations related topics

  • support in establishing and managing strategic plans of the product control and logistics function and the COO area in general

  • will be appointed secretary of the Middle Office Governance Forum, ensuring quorum at monthly meetings, taking minutes, creating and follow-up on action items and maintenance of dashboard

  • assist with HR activities including hiring, talent planning, succession planning and promotion cycles

  • drive annual strategic and financial planning process with Deputy COO

  • manage additional management and project committees

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

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.

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.

Your team:

You will be part of the Chief Administrative Office within our Asset Management organization supporting the COO Global Product Control & Logistics business area, position based in Chicago, IL. This team provides administrative, analytical and strategic business support across various functions, ensuring a smooth and efficient operation while driving key initiatives forward and managing a broad portfolio of tasks.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

  • ability to deal with people and influence them to achieve objectives without strict top down direction setting

  • understanding of Asset Management as well as Hedge Fund / Alternative experience

  • strong numerical skills, attention to detail, accounting, CPA or finance experience preferred

  • ability to work independently and autonomously

  • ability to structure problems and synthesize complex topics into clearly understandable storylines

  • experience in preparing PowerPoint presentations (structuring rather than \"painting\" skills) and presentation materials

You are:

  • experienced in Business Management, Middle Office Operations and IT project management or dealing with complex projects is a plus

  • able to respond quickly as well as work under pressure

  • able to deal with potentially contentious issues effectively, understand personal sensitivities

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your colleagues:

Job Reference #: 173640BR

Business Divisions: Asset Management

Title: Business and Finance Manager

City: Chicago

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United States - Illinois

Function Category: Business management, administration and support, Management and Business Support