Investment Risk - London - Permanent

Logan Sinclair
London, United Kingdom
Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
24 May 2023
23 Jun 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
  • Analyse and evaluate investment risks associated with different fund strategies and asset classes
  • Establish and monitor key risk indicators (KRIs) relating to material risks, including investment, market, and liquidity
  • Assess the firm's risk management policies and procedures, as they relate to mandates falling under EU regulatory regimes, such as UCITS and AIFMD
  • Ensure compliance with global exposure and leverage limits;
  • Engage in the product development process, review new fund portfolios and advise on suitability challenges
  • Contribute towards the improvement of risk modelling and risk monitoring tools
  • Monitor and analyse financial market trends and conditions to identify potential risks
  • Collaborate with other business functions and stakeholders on enterprise projects requiring risk input
  • Preparing and presenting investment risk reports for senior management and other relevant stakeholders
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and industry best practices related to investment risk management

  • 7-12 years of relevant professional experience within risk management gained within the asset management industry, risk consultancy or relevant service provider
  • Be an expert on risk management requirements under UCITS and AIFMD, including
  • knowledge of VaR and Commitment approach methodologies
  • Strong academic background, a relevant post-graduate qualification (e.g. Master's degree, CFA, FRM etc.) would be advantageous
  • Strong experience with risk analytical systems (e.g. RiskMetrics, Bloomberg, FactSet etc.), knowledge of Python and SQL for data analysis will be a plus
  • Be able to work independently as well as part of a team to identify, analyse and resolve unfamiliar issues
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative style in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Strong communication, project management and presentation skills
  • Provides clear summaries to senior management, highlighting key points and control outcomes
  • Demonstrate good attention to detail, and the ability to document working procedures
  • Have strong interpersonal skills, to interact effectively with colleagues and with senior management
  • Self-starter, able to quickly pick up concepts and implement new ideas