Portfolio Treasury Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 17 Oct 18

Portfolio 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 Management sponsors and sub-advises a broad array of products ranging from traditional long only funds to alternative strategies, including hedge funds & private equity.  Products are offered to a global investor base and are subject to a variety of different regulatory regimes requiring a high degree of customization to meet our clients' unique needs.  The Wellington Funds Group is a division falling under the Wellington Management umbrella that is responsible for sponsoring many of these products.  The Wellington Funds Group Treasury team is responsible for managing and overseeing the financing platform utilized by the Wellington Funds Group as well as sub-advisory funds with similar financing needs.  The Portfolio Treasury Analyst will play a key role in advising portfolio management on how to optimize their financing costs, working with counterparties to maximize franchise value, and on customized solutions designed to meet client objectives.  Day-to-day work is typically highly project oriented and can be very operationally focused at times.  The Portfolio Treasury Analyst will report to the Head of Portfolio Treasury.  This role will require frequent interaction with prime brokers, derivative counterparties, custodians, clients, Trading, the Legal & Compliance Group, and the Wellington Funds' Group Portfolio Accounting and Financial Reporting teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The ideal candidate for this role is someone with a strong work ethic who is looking to expand his or her knowledge and impact.  The candidate will receive training and be expected to learn quickly such that they will be able to:

  • Advise portfolio management and clients on methods of implementing financing strategies for various product types and investment styles
  • Serve as a technical subject matter expert for certain financing and 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
  • Identify and lead initiatives to implement technology solutions to develop new capabilities, scale operations and enhance controls
  • Implement new 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 industry developments as they relate to financing, prime brokerage, custody, derivatives, 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 on projects and inquiries with other Wellington teams including Product Management, Client Service, Trading, Portfolio Management, Portfolio Services, Legal & Compliance, and Tax


QUALIFICATIONS
  • College undergraduate degree, preferably in finance, economics, accounting, math, or business
  • Desire and ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment, performing multiple tasks and balancing competing priorities
  • Desire to lead projects and cross functional initiatives
  • Advanced technology skills in the context of analyzing/managing large amounts of data (SQL, Access, Python, etc)
  • Very strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • A client service mindset and strong communication skills
  • Technical knowledge of hedge funds, complex financial instruments, and/or financing is considered a plus
  • A natural curiosity and desire to expand one's knowledge and role
  • 2-4  years of industry experience
  • Possession of or progress towards a CFA charter or MBA is a plus


JOB TITLE
Portfolio 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 .