Job ref no.: CT3115703-01#2320

Collateral Specialist - Prime Brokerage Margin


- Are you detail oriented, even when multitasking? Do you like to work closely with the business and clients? Do you like solving complex problems? We're looking for someone like this to:

  • Manage the counterparty risk of Prime Brokerage clients by evaluating margin levels and risk based on daily assessment of clients' portfolios using UBS' margin framework.
  • Daily interactions with Prime Brokerage Risk, account managers & clients to ensure coverage of client's accounts.
  • Work with Sales and Risk with quantitative analysis of new client portfolios and determining appropriate margin levels for equity, fixed income, OTC and ETD products.
  • Provide high quality client service. Work in partnership with the business to provide innovative solutions and services to clients.
  • Continuous development of collateral management risk infrastructure, liaising with different functions to enhance margin methodologies.
  • Perform various daily controls. Continually seek to enhance and streamline controls and processes.

You will be working in the Hong Kong Collateral team, part of the wider Global Collateral and Margin Management function which also includes OTC and Exchange Margins activities. You will be responsible for collateral calculation and exposure management for Prime Brokerage clients. The team takes a proactive role in working with credit, client service, sales, IT and risk management to ensure that the firm's margin risk exposure is evaluated and monitored consistently with the Firm's internal risk guidelines.

  • University degree level education ideally within a numerate discipline.
  • 1-3 years' experience within Investment Bank Operations.
  • Good knowledge of a broad range of financial products across equities and fixed income.
  • Excellent analytical, numerical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to understand complex trading strategies in order to apply margin levels.

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?
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Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

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Job ref no. CT3115703-01#2320
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Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 1 year - 3 years
Career Level
  • Entry level
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