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Senior Risk Analyst

Salary £75k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/AXC/28269
Contact Aaron Crowley
Date posted 09-03-2018

Global Asset Manager seeking a Senior Risk Analyst to join their London office.
Key responsibilities
•Working with the portfolio analytics (performance) team to develop thorough understanding of the factors driving a portfolio’s risk and performance.
•Ongoing involvement with key Investment Risk projects, being proactive and ensuring projects are delivered in a timely manner.
•Assist with ad-hoc Fund Manager queries and to build strong relationships with Fund Managers, product specialists, sales and distribution.
•Developing and maintaining a thorough understanding of manager and fund styles.
•Responsible for daily FactSet/Aladdin regulatory reporting process, including data amendments and report production.
•Leading the monthly front office analysis cycle and be able to highlight pertinent information in an insightful and confident manner.
•Interaction with IT department to develop reporting and identify automation possibilities.
•Be able to articulate complex subjects in a clear and understandable manner.
Knowledge/ Experience required
•Proven front office facing experience (5-7 years) in a similar role within asset management is essential and a minimum of two years leading portfolio review meetings with the front office.
•Working knowledge of the characteristics of equity and fixed income assets.
•Thorough understanding of risk models.
•Ability to quickly become proficient and self learn risk software packages.
•Knowledge of Microsoft Excel with working knowledge of Excel / Access VBA.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Highly numerate with analytical skills.
•Excellent team player with proven ability to develop good working relationships with colleagues.
•BSc or MSc in related subject.
•Knowledge of Factset / Blackrock Aladdin (PRISM, PRT & Green Package) or similar risk engine essential.
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Director, Credit & Risk Management