UBS Financial Services Credit Risk Officer - Managed Funds in Stamford, Connecticut

Your role:

Are you independent, self-driven and a decision maker? Do you have sharp analytic skills with a good counterparty credit awareness and good knowledge of traded products? We’re looking for someone like this to:

  • review and/or approve requests, proactively and constructively, while adhering to the firm’s risk principles and standards

  • exercise judgment and escalate decisions to higher authority levels, as needed

  • participate in portfolio reviews to identify risk developments and/or concentrations

  • assess counterparty exposure, evaluate transactional risks associated with various trading activities and monitor counterparty credit quality and drivers of credit exposure on their portfolio

  • advise on ISDA and other trading agreement documentation from a risk perspective as well as structure and negotiate credit-related aspects of this trading documentation

  • interact with salespeople, traders and other support functions (e.g. Legal, Market Risk, Operations) and provide support to the Credit Analysts in their day-to-day responsibilities on the portfolio

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’ll be working in the Credit Risk team in our Stamford, CT offices. We are responsible for assessing the creditworthiness of Mutual Funds, for managing credit limits and exposures, and for providing ad hoc trade approvals. Our product focus includes OTC derivatives, securities financing, exchange traded derivatives, banking products and structured transactions.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

  • 5-8 years of Investment Bank credit risk experience and good knowledge of traded products

  • established credit analysis skills and sound credit judgement and a track record of having exercised credit authority

  • a good understanding of trading agreements such as ISDA and CSA, GMSLA etc.

You are:

  • well organized and able to stay on track, even when no two days are the same

  • able to work regularly under pressure

  • comfortable working productively in a team-oriented, collaborative environment as well as independently

  • able to interact well with a large number of different areas within the firm

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 #: 171476BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Credit Risk Officer - Managed Funds

City: Stamford

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United States - Connecticut

Function Category: Risk