Operational Due Diligence Officer

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • UBS
  • 17 Jan 19

Operational Due Diligence Officer

Your role
Are you passionate about the hedge fund of funds business? Do you consider yourself analytical fact-finder? If so, an Operational Due Diligence Officer role has arisen within UBS Hedge Fund Solutions' Investment team that might be a good opportunity for you. You will be part of a central dedicated team managing funds on the Funds of Hedge Fund platform. We serve the institutional investment community and invest directly into the World's top Hedge Funds.

We are looking for someone to be responsibilities for all aspects of business and operational due diligence on hedge funds for strategies covered including: equity long/short, statistical, systematic, convertible, merger arbitrage, trading, macro, credit, fixed income, and mortgages.

We are looking for someone who can:

• communicate and establish good working relationships with senior business personnel of hedge funds
• review documentation and conduct interviews (on-site with hedge funds) to establish facts pertaining to business and operational risk
• evaluate the overall quality of hedge fund systems, controls, infrastructure and personnel
• write detailed reports containing comprehensive information and analysis related to the business and operational environment at the hedge funds
• perform regular monitoring of ongoing investments
• Determine necessity of “as-needed” monitoring of current investments that undergo significant change over time

Your team
We are a dynamic team that works closely with the investment professionals to determine whether hedge fund investments are suitable for our portfolios. We are consultative in nature and focusing in on the business risks of a hedge fund. We conduct on-site visits will require some business travel in the US, and possible international travel to Europe and/or Asia.

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?