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Investment Risk Analyst

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Job Title: Investment Risk Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Contact Name: Adam Small
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Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a leading global asset management firm is seeking to hire an Investment Analyst to join their London office.


About The Role

The candidate's primary responsibility will be measuring and managing the risk that is being taken across the relevant fixed income funds. The candidate will therefore need an understanding of different risk management techniques, as well as an understanding about fixed income and derivatives instruments. Good personal skills are also essential in this role as you will be required to effectively communicate any findings to the fund managers and other departments across the business.

The candidate will be expected to deliver consistently good results on numerous new and existing pieces of analysis and projects, so the ability to effectively manage workload and time is important.


Key Responsibilities

  • Analyse fixed income funds to understand the key risks, and communicate results with senior risk managers and fund managers

  • Responsible for reporting accurate risk measures for the fixed income funds

  • Develop key relationships with other departments

  • Production oversight of the daily risk reports

  • Appropriate analysis for escalation to risk committees and senior leaders


Person Specification

  • Experience in a relevant role

  • Good understanding of the financial markets and risk management

  • Good understanding of financial instruments, particularly in fixed income.

  • Good understanding of derivatives

  • Good understanding of different market risk measures

  • Good communication skills with the ability to interact with different departments

  • Strong Excel skills



  • Good academic record in a quantitative field

  • Inquisitive nature

  • Studies towards or completion of additional qualifications are desirable but not compulsory (IMC / CFA / PRM / FRM)

  • Knowledge of a financial system such as Aladdin, APT, Bloomberg, and/or other financial software



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