New York, NY, US

Middle Office Specialist, Private Debt (Hybrid Work Model)

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with strong analytical and financial background, who wants to take an active role in Private Debt deal execution and ongoing asset management duties!


About the Role:


This role will be an integral part of Swiss Re's Middle Office Private Debt working in close collaboration with the investment team. This challenging role offers an excellent development opportunity and allows building a deep knowledge of Swiss Re Asset Management's organisation and responsibilities. We work in a growing environment and are required to demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and autonomy in daily work.


Key responsibilities are:


• Provide in-depth operational assessment for potential deals in the pipeline

• Ensure operational readiness, leading the end-to-end funding process, including operational set up, cash funding and approvals

• Perform KYC checks in line with regulatory requirements

• Partner with the business on operational due diligence for external counterparties

• Act as a key point of contact for internal and external stakeholders and respond to ad hoc requests and enquiries

• Participate and lead projects and initiatives including development, implementation and testing of new tools and processes 



About the Team


The Middle Office Public & Private Markets team forms part of Asset Management's Middle Office, a core component of the Chief Operating Office. We are responsible for providing comprehensive support across public and private financial asset classes. We work hand in hand with analysts and investment professionals to service the investment platform. In your role, you will provide business manager support across Private Debt products including infrastructure loans, mid-market loans and commercial mortgage loans. You will be a key contact for all internal stakeholders and external parties and become an integral part of AM's Middle Office team and their day-to-day operations.



About You


You are a curious and engaged team member with a proven ability to take initiative and demonstrate strong attention to detail and quality.  You are open-minded, conscientious and enthusiastic with the ability to meet deadlines, combined with the attitude to succeed and a desire to exceed expectations in a fast-paced environment!


Additional requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a financial relevant subject
  • Previously worked in asset management, portfolio management, loan administration space in a bank or asset management platform with a minimum of 3 years' experience, specific focus on loans is a plus
  • Have successfully performed KYC checks in your previous roles
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills



We are looking forward to your application!



For New York City the estimated base salary range for this position is $72,000 to $116,000.  The specific salary offered for this or any given role will take into account a number of factors including but not limited to job location, scope of role, qualifications, complexity/specialization/scarcity of talent, experience, education, and employer budget.  At Swiss Re, we take a "total compensation approach" when making compensation decisions. This means that we consider all components of compensation in their totality (such as base pay, short-and long-term incentives, and benefits offered), in setting individual compensation.



About Swiss Re


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.

Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


Reference Code: 129005 


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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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