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Investment Risk Analyst

Salary £50k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/SIMR/27967
Contact Simeon Randell
Date posted 01-02-2018

Global Asset Manager seeking a Senior Investment Risk Analyst to join their London office


• Conduct and communicate regular risk analyses of investment portfolios and provide effective challenge to ensure portfolio managers take an appropriate level of risk. Liaising with risk and fund managers to closely monitor emerging areas of risk in portfolios
• High focus on developing new analytics and expanding the universe of metrics used for risk management
• Working with the Risk and Data Analysts to develop appropriate systems and processes to further enhance team output
• Working with the Head of Risk Analytics and Model Validation to develop appropriate systems and processes to further enhance the quality and depth of the team’s output efficiency and content
• To develop and communicate expertise in the risk systems and analytics used for investment risk management across asset classes
• Support Investment Risk Managers where appropriate
• To produce risk metrics to assist in responding to ad-hoc stakeholder’s (internal & external) requests
• Risk processes operate efficiently and BAU production is timely, accurate and complete.
• All external and internal risk analytics production targets met


• Graduate or equivalent (preferably Maths, Statistics, Financial Economics)
• Data analysis and understanding of portfolio risk theory (VaR, Tracking Error, Greeks, Sensitivities, Stress Testing, Backtesting, Portfolio Construction) is a must
• Strong IT skills – VBA, statistical programming (R or Python preferred), SQL, Qlik Sense
• Strong statistical aptitude
• Proven experience in financial services

Highly Desirable
• Risk management experience
• Postgraduate degree ( MSc or PhD) and/or professional qualification (CFA, FRM)

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