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Director, Alternative Instrument Readiness

Company: Fidelity Investments
Location: Merrimack
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

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 Bring

  • 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 products.
  • 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 problem-solving capabilities.
  • Strong project management, formal and informal team leadership skills.
  • Flexibility and the skill to both lead and contribute to teams are musts.
  • 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 decision-makers.
  • 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.

Keywords: Fidelity Investments, New England , Director, Alternative Instrument Readiness, Executive , Merrimack, Northeast

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