UBS Financial Services Quantitativ Analyst in Opfikon, Switzerland

Your role:

Are you an expert in quantitative modelling? Are you an innovative thinker who likes to challenge the status quo and to understand the big picture? Are you interested in applying your analytical skills to help our clients meet their investment objectives? If so, we are looking for someone like you to

­ globally own the methodologies and governance of the portfolio health checks (e.g. concentration limits, asset allocation bands) that underpin our advisory offerings

­ develop and improve the methodologies for the generation of investment proposals and the risk management of our client portfolios

­ develop and improve models to advise our clients in terms of feasibility of their overall financial plan and the structuring of their overall wealth

­ prototype such new methods and assess their performance and their impact on the advisory process and present results to different stakeholders within the bank

­ participate in projects around investment risk, e.g. improvements of our investor profiling methodologies

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.

Contact Details:

UBS HR Recruiting Switzerland

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 working in the Investment Process Methodology (IPM) team, the investment risk competence centre within Investment Platforms and Solutions. The team is responsible for different models and methodologies which are crucial success factor across all stages of the WM investment process. Our models are used to calculate the risk for hundred thousand client portfolios every night and support client advisors during portfolio construction and investment advice. We are close to current state of research connecting directly with academia and you will have exposure to many people forming the future of WM in a great, open minded and inspiring environment

Your experience and skills:

You have:

­ strong academic background (master or higher) in a quantitative area (mathematics, physics, quantitative finance, financial engineering, economics etc.)

­ at least 5 years' experience in the financial industry, preferably in investment management or model development

­ excellent knowledge of portfolio management theory and market risk methods

­ sound knowledge of statistical and econometric methods and their application

­ solid programming skills, preferably in R, Matlab or Phyton

You are:

­ a self-starter with excellent problem solving skills

­ able to explain technical topics to a varied audience, including management, regulators or client advisors

­ eager to use science to quantify portfolio risks and generate investment proposals

­ fluent in English and preferably German

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 #: 175518BR

Business Divisions: Global Wealth Management

Title: Quantitativ Analyst

City: Opfikon

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Switzerland - Zürich

Function Category: Process, project and program management, Product Management and Development