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Investment Risk Analyst / Manager

Information About This Job

Job Title: Investment Risk Analyst / Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Contact Name: Adam Small
Contact Email: asmall@lawsonchase.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a global asset management firm is seeking to appoint an Investment Risk Analyst / Manager.

 

About The Role

We are currently looking for an Investment Risk Analyst / Manager 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 along with the necessary IT skillset 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

  • VB/VBA/SQL coding ability highly desirable

  • Awareness of regulatory landscape (AIFMD/UCITS)

 

Principal Internal / External 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: 01 Feb 2018