Graduate Talent Program 2023, Investment Risk Analyst

Zurich, Switzerland
15 Nov 2022
30 Nov 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Your role
Are you experienced in investment risk? Are you familiar with tracking error and Value at Risk (VaR) in a portfolio management context? Do you enjoy discussing risks with colleagues, portfolio managers, business management?
We're looking for someone like that to:
• run daily, weekly and monthly checks of risk exposures client portfolios
• ensure high quality of data being using in risk modelling infrastructure and resolve any data errors in a timely manner
• analyse portfolios and liaise with portfolio managers on the risks that are being taken
• identify, summarise and provide input on key risks and performance of funds for reporting to management
• make sure business, client and regulatory requirements and requests are dealt with in a disciplined, timely and efficient manner
• support the business on new product launches and assessment/approval of new funds and financial instruments

Graduate Talent Program
Our Graduate Talent Program (GTP) lasts 18 months. You'll be directly involved in day-to-day operations, working with professionals and gaining first-hand experience of our business.

As well as on-the-job learning, you'll get training on the financial markets, our products and other core business topics. Rotational assignments are a key part of the program. By taking on other roles in related departments, you'll gain a wider perspective.

Besides all that, you'll attend networking events, cross-business classes and social occasions where you'll get to know us.

To learn more about our Graduate Talent Programs, click here . Your team
You'll be working in the Risk Control team within Asset Management in Zurich. This global team oversees all business areas of Asset Management including Exchange Traded Funds, equities, fixed income, real estate, infrastructure, hedge fund and multi asset portfolios. You will be focusing on portfolios across these asset classes booked or managed in Zurich, in coordination with the global asset class risk officers.

Your expertise
You need have completed your bachelor's or master's degree.

In particular, you have:
• a bachelor's or master's degree, preferably in economics, finance or business administration
• knowledge and understanding of risk management techniques including concepts such as Value-at-Risk, Portfolio Theory and Stress testing
• able to respond quickly in a fast moving environment
• able to adapt to evolving requirements and competing priorities
• a self-starter and proactive
• a great communicator (and you know how to handle challenging situations)
• team-orientated, while able to complete tasks independently
• experience with high-level programming language and statistical modeling software know-how (like R, Python, Matlab,...)

Perhaps you've organized a fundraising event or taken part in team sports? Or persevered and passed an exam in a subject you found challenging? Think about how things you've achieved match the skills we're after.

Start date: July 2023

Join us
At UBS, we embrace flexible ways of working when the role permits. We offer different working arrangements like part-time, job-sharing and hybrid (office and home) working. Our purpose-led culture and global infrastructure help us connect, collaborate, and work together in agile ways to meet all our business needs.

From gaining new experiences in different roles to acquiring fresh knowledge and skills, we know that great work is never done alone. We know that it's our people, with their unique backgrounds, skills, experience levels and interests, who drive our ongoing success. Together we're more than ourselves. Ready to be part of #teamUBS and make an impact?

About us
UBS is the world's largest and only truly global wealth manager. We operate through four business divisions: Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. Our global reach and the breadth of our expertise set us apart from our competitors.

With more than 70,000 employees, we have a presence in all major financial centers in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

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.
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