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Investment Risk Analyst / Developer (contract)

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Job Title: Investment Risk Analyst / Developer (contract)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Contact Name: Adam Small
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Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

We are seeking an Investment Risk Analyst / Developer to join a Global Asset Management firm.


Summary of role

We are currently looking for an Investment Risk Analyst / Developer to join a team of five to further expand and deepen the investment risk oversight function in its core task of modelling, monitoring, reporting and controlling investment risks as they arise within and across mandates and portfolios, specifically to assist with the necessary IT development to support this requirement.


Key Responsibilities

  • Primary focus on automation and internal system development

  • Contribution to ongoing investment risk oversight of funds across asset classes

  • Effective interaction and dialogue with investment desks

  • Potential to participate in performance and risk review committees


Skills & Experience

  • Coding ability required – e.g. T-SQL, VB, Matlab, Python, etc.

  • Broad knowledge of asset classes and markets including FX, equity, fixed income, credit, etc. – familiarity with LDI market and structures beneficial

  • Understanding of risk models and their shortcomings through standard third party implementations – any of APT, Point, Barra, Riskmetrics, etc.

  • Awareness of regulatory landscape (AIFMD/UCITS)


Principal Internal / External Contacts

  • Investment risk oversight team members

  • IT and operations

  • The wider risk, compliance and product management group(s)

  • Investment desks and fund managers

  • Vendors and outsourced services providers

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