Fund Treasury Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 22 Oct 17 2017-10-22

Fund Treasury Analyst

WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT

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 50 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.

POSITION

Wellington Alternative Investments (WAI) sponsors and sub-advises a broad array of long/short equity, multi-strategy, global macro, and relative value hedge funds that invest globally across all asset classes. WAI Fund Services (WAI-FS) is responsible for the financing, accounting, and operations for these hedge funds.  WAI-FS is comprised of three teams: 1) Fund Administration; 2) Treasury, and 3) Audit and Financial Reporting.  The WAI-FS Treasury Analyst will manage report to the Treasury Manager of WAI-FS.  This role will require frequent interaction and collaboration with other Wellington teams, prime brokers, custodians, clients, third party fund administrators, and the funds' auditor.
Job Responsibilities

  • Serve as a technical subject matter expert for certain financing and hedge fund related topics, analyze and resolve complex issues, and respond to inquiries on a broad array of business issues
  • Analyze stock/loan metrics and data, optimize financing costs and collateral usage, perform margin analysis and projections to assist in the portfolio management process
  • Advise portfolio management and clients on methods of implementing financing strategies for various product types
  • Identify and lead initiatives to implement technology solutions to streamline operations and enhance controls
  • Implement new procedures and enhance existing processes both internally and at service providers to support evolving needs of the business
  • Closely manage prime broker and custodian service provider relationships
  • Keep apprised of hedge fund industry developments as they relate to financing, prime brokerage, custody, risk management, and service provider oversight
  • Strategically diversify risk across counterparties while ensuring the efficient management of financing costs, counterparty balance sheet impact, and collateral usage
  • Launch, close, and restructure hedge funds and other alternative products
  • Work closely with other Wellington teams including Product Management, Client Service, Trading, Portfolio Management, Derivative Operations, Corporate Actions, Portfolio Services, Legal & Compliance, and Tax
Job Qualifications
  • College undergraduate degree, preferably in finance, economics, accounting, or business
  • 8-10 years of industry experience
  • Strong project management skills with significant experience leading cross-functional initiatives
  • Comfortable managing multiple priorities while working in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Advanced Excel and Access skills, or a desire to develop them in the context of analyzing/managing large amounts of data
  • Very strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • A client service mindset and strong communication skills
  • Previous work in a custody, prime brokerage, fund operations, or treasury related role is preferred
  • Previous experience managing service provider or client relationships will be viewed favorably
  • Technical knowledge of hedge funds, complex financial instruments, custody, and/or financing is considered a plus
  • A natural curiosity and desire to expand one's knowledge and role
  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, performing multiple tasks and balancing competing priorities
  • Possession of or progress towards a CFA or MBA is a plus


JOB TITLE
Fund Treasury Analyst

JOB FAMILY
Wellington Funds Group

LOCATION
100 Federal Street

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive 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 Wellington@icareerhelp.com .