Portfolio Performance & Risk Analyst / Subject Matter Expert

Recruiter
Excelsior Search
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Commensurate with experience.
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
29 Nov 2022
Ref
17707685
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Our client is a global financial technology (fintech) provider of front & middle office solutions for Investment Banks, Asset Managers, Hedge Funds and Fund Adminstrators, looking for a portfolio risk analytics expert with a fixed income edge to join their growing multi-asset solutions team. Working with an award winning analytics platform, this is a client facing role engaging with customers to help them manage their portfolio performance & risk and increase their efficiency through effective use of the analytics platform.

In partnership with clients to support their use of the analytics platform, you'll ensure its integrated as best as possible into their investment process, solve analytical problems that arise and optimise their efficiency using the risk tools (i.e. risk reporting, VaR and tracking error analysis, return attribution, stress testing, portfolio hedging, construction and optimisation etc). Besides this being a varied client engagement role in an enterprising environment that will allow you to learn and increase your portfolio analytics expertise, it will also give you a lot of exposure to many investment institutions. There is ample opportunity for further learning and career growth in a variety of roles, depending on your personal interests.

Appropriate candidates will have the following experience and skills:
  • Domain knowledge in portfolio analytics such as fixed income portfolio risk, performance attribution, pricing or a similar quantitative area. It would be even better if your fixed income experience included the use of derivatives i.e. credit & interest rate swaps etc (not a pre-requisite though as you'll have ample learning opportunity).
  • Your portfolio analytics expertise, intelligence and personality are most important so our client is open to a variety of career experiences such as at an Asset Manager, Hedge Fund, Fund Administrator or Investment Bank in a Risk Analyst, Performance Analyst, Quant Analyst, Fixed Income Analyst, Portfolio Analyst or Fixed Income Trading type role, or at a technology company or consultancy.
  • Experience using any of the following risk management solutions or similar would be an advantage: Bloomberg PORT / Point, UBS Delta, Yieldbook, MSCI / Barra / Riskmetrics, Qontigo / Axioma, Factset etc.
  • A creative approach and ability to present complex information in a clear and structured way.
  • Excellent data analysis and problem skills.
  • Must be customer focused and comfortable in such an environment with excellent written and verbal communication, besides having a consultative problem solving approach.

Excellent career opportunity with well respected global company, offering the chance to develop your portfolio risk expertise in a varied role with lots of client engagement and problem solving.

Location: area London (flexible working, hybrid or in office).

Remuneration: commensurate with experience.

If this role suits you please either apply online or introduce yourself in confidence to charlotte@excelsiorsearch.com quoting ref 12081.

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