Senior Private Market Risk Analyst

7 days left

Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited
London, United Kingdom
Competitive plus Bonus/Benefits
21 Jul 2022
20 Aug 2022
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Key Responsibilities

Delivering Results
  • Develop and take responsibility for areas within Risk Analysis and Benchmarking for private market investments and new asset classes
  • Conduct or contribute to Private Market Risk's New Investment Reviews, e.g. through analyzing DCF models for equity investments or credit rating reviews for debt investments
  • Improve top-down and bottom-up risk modelling framework of private assets
  • Contribute to reviews of methodologies and assumptions for private markets
  • Participate in projects/analysis for top-down risk modelling of the entire scheme
  • Participate in projects for developing scheme level analysis and metrics from a Private Market Risk point of view
  • When needed, provide an independent insight on private market asset valuations
  • When needed, develop papers on different research topics for various boards and senior management

Managing Resources
  • Automate and redesign processes to achieve efficient risk management and risk reporting
  • Proactively drive development of analytics and bring rest of team on board with plans
  • Engage with system providers to understand where we can leverage on existing solutions
  • Managing Relationships
  • Participate in meeting and discussions with Private Markets Group and the wider organization to better understand requirements, get into the investment process early and to build trust

Managing Processes & Future Focus
  • Keep abreast of industry developments
  • Ensure that processes and controls are robust and in line with best practice and models are compliant with the Model Risk Policy
  • Contribute to Engagement internally and with international peers

Technical Competencies, Skills and Experience

  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience
  • Numerical degree in Finance, Statistics, Mathematics or the like
  • Good understanding of private assets, structured finance and corporate finance concepts - ability to partake in the investment meetings
  • Understanding of financial markets and instruments gained through courses or experience
  • High degree of computer literacy, ability to program in Excel VBA, MatLab or Python.

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