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Investment Risk Analyst / Manager

Information About This Job

Job Title: Investment Risk Analyst / Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Competitive Salary
Contact Name: Adam Small
Contact Email: asmall@lawsonchase.com
Job Published: 28 days ago

Job Description

We are seeking an Investment Risk Analyst / Manager to join a team of four 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 along with the necessary IT skill set to support this requirement.

Key Responsibilities

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

  • Strong focus on further automation efforts

  • Participation in performance and risk review committees

  • Effective interaction and dialogue with investment desks

Key Skills

  • 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 

  • VBNBA/SQL coding ability highly desirable 

  • Awareness of regulatory landscape (AIFMD/UCITS) 

Key Contacts

  • Investment risk oversight team members

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

  • Investment desks and fund managers

  • Risk committee members Vendors and outsourced services providers 

Ref: | Published: 20th Sep 2017