UBS Financial Services Research Strategist - Emerging Markets in New York, New York

Your role:

Does research interest you? Are you a research oriented professional who is a self-reliant, team player, innovative, a broad thinker and someone who is passionate about EM economic and political dynamics as they relate to financial markets? Do you feel comfortable in a corporate culture which emphasizes integrity, collaboration and the search for excellence? Do you have the ability to perform at a high level of accuracy, multitask and communicate well, both orally and on paper? Do you have excellent analytical skills? Are you interested in financial modelling and basic econometric analysis? We’re looking for someone like that who can:

• Support our EM cross asset allocation team and thematic investment activities:

o Maintain, improve and help develop quantitative models employed to inform our market views, asset allocation, and thematic investing work.

o Maintain the data bases that are the input for our models and various quantitative screens and score cards.

o Monitor the different drivers of emerging market performance in a portfolio, focusing on top down equity views. These include: the macroeconomic/policy backdrop, geopolitical events, aggregate earnings trends for countries and sectors, and valuation parameters.

o Help identify key country and sector investment themes in emerging markets, both short and long term.

o Help prepare materials for presentations and publications and be a resource to support the EM team.

o Develop and maintain key relationships with sell-side and buy-side counterparts.

o Collaborate in the formulation of views with our EM teams in Asia and Europe with special emphasis on communicating our Asia views to the rest of the EM team, as well as America's based FAs and clients.

o The EM strategist will also be expected to collaborate with other areas of CIO and the Wealth Management division in an effort to discover needs and communicate our research and investment views.

o Be prepared to obtain the required regulatory licences, such as Series 7 and others.

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:

UBS is the global leader in wealth management, with offices in all 5 continents. In the Americas, CIO Wealth Management Research includes a team of economists, equity, fixed income, and FX strategists who collaborate to provide top-down analysis and bottom-up, company input into the CIO investment process.

Your experience and skills:

•Relevant academic training, including graduate school with a focus on international economics, economic development, economic policy, finance, statistics, econometrics, or financial engineering.

•Understanding of portfolio theory and familiarity with investment processes.

•1-2 years of cumulative field experience in the building and use of complex spread sheets, Bloomberg functionality, or statistical packages such as EViews , Stata, or Matlab would be plus.

•Languages: ability to read and speak Mandarin and/or Spanish a plus.

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 #: 177588BR

Business Divisions: Global Wealth Management

Title: Research Strategist - Emerging Markets

City: New York

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United States - New York

Function Category: Strategy