Director, Alternative Instrument Readiness
Company: Fidelity Investments
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Job Description:The RoleThe Director, Alternative Instrument
Readiness is a member of the FFIO Global Product Solutions Team
(GPS) and is responsible for the onboarding of new alternative
instruments into FFIO, coordinating work needed to support various
Asset Manager investment paths. This role requires deep expertise
of Alternative Instruments including (Derivatives, Loans, and
Digital assets). The Director would be helping to define new
service models and drive innovation in building scalable solutions
to support the long-term growth of alternative instruments and
reduce operational impact. This will involve documenting
requirements with business partners on new instrument intake,
working across FFIO to understand the current support model,
identifying gaps, and working with service lines and business
partners to develop scalable solutions in a timely manner. This
role will work with other teams within FFIO as well as across the
organization, collaborating with Asset Management, Legal, Risk, and
Compliance on instrument readiness. - -The Expertise and Skills You
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in
Finance/Accounting with at least 3-5 of those years spent in either
Derivative or Alternative Instruments.
- Broad understanding of the alternative fund industry, including
private equity, private markets, real assets, and hedge fund
- Detailed instrument knowledge (including Listed and OTC
Derivatives, Loans, Digital Assets, and other Alternatives).
- Detailed understanding of the lifecycle of the complex
instruments to aid in ensuring strong FFIO Control Structure.
- Experience supporting middle and back-office operations for
private fund structures is preferred.
- Outstanding analytical, conceptual thinking, and
- Strong project management, formal and informal team leadership
- Flexibility and the skill to both lead and contribute to teams
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to develop and
deliver cogent, informative presentations to all levels and
functions of business leadership.
- Presence and judgment to put forward well-reasoned
recommendations and engage in dialogue with key
- Understanding of financial and accounting principles and how to
apply them in business.The TeamThe GPS team operates across FFIO
and collaborates with investment operations, trading, compliance,
legal, and oversight teams across all Fidelity asset management
divisions to bring new products and services to our customers. We
cultivate a culture of quality while embracing pace over perfection
when implementing new investment instruments, products, and
capabilities across the Fidelity ecosystem. GPS teams view
investment and operations challenges as opportunities and enjoy
implementing strategies that minimize portfolio disruption and
transactions costs while improving the customer experience!
-Certifications:Company OverviewFidelity Investments is a privately
held company with a mission -to strengthen the financial well-being
of our clients. -We help people invest and plan for their future.
We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering
benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and
independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to
help invest their own clients' money.Join UsAt Fidelity, you'll
find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that
positively impacts peoples' lives, including yours. You can take
advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage
of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home.
Honored with a -, we have been recognized by our employees as a
Best Place to Work in 2023. And you don't need a finance background
to succeed at Fidelity-we offer a range of opportunities for
learning so you can build the career you've always imagined.At
Fidelity, our goal is for most people to work flexibly in a way
that balances both personal and business needs with time onsite and
offsite through what we're calling "". Most associates will have a
hybrid schedule with a requirement to work onsite at a Fidelity
work location for at least one week, 5 consecutive days, every four
weeks. These requirements are subject to change.We invite you to
-Find Your Fidelity -at -.Fidelity Investments is an equal
opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to
attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an
enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.Fidelity will
reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need
adjustments to participate in the application or interview process.
To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR
Accommodation Team by sending an email to -, or by calling
800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.At Fidelity, we value honesty,
integrity, and the safety of our associates and customers within a
heavily regulated industry. Certain roles may require candidates to
go through a preliminary credit check during the screening process.
Candidates who are presented with a Fidelity offer will need to go
through a background investigation and may be asked to provide
additional documentation as requested. This investigation includes
but is not limited to a criminal, civil litigations and regulatory
review, employment, education, and credit review (role dependent).
These investigations will account for 7 years or more of history,
depending on the role. Where permitted by federal or state law,
Fidelity will also conduct a pre-employment drug screen, which will
review for the following substances: Amphetamines, THC (marijuana),
cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine.
We welcome those with experience in jobs such as Billing, Cost, and
Rate Clerk, Retail Sales Representative, and Accounts Payable Clerk
and others in the Accounting and Finance to apply.
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