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Investment Risk Analyst - Fixed Income, Multiasset

Salary £60k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/AXC/28389
Contact Aaron Crowley
Date posted 20-03-2018

Leading Asset Manager seeking an Investment Risk Analyst to join their Fixed Income and Multiasset team in London.
• Aiding risk analysts in production of reports for discussion with fund managers.
• Participating in the risk meetings with fund managers: collating materials, taking minutes, checking analysis.
• Supporting the wider business in providing risk and liquidity analytics on funds / mandates.
• Learning about risk models and relating these to funds under review.
• Work with the performance teams to link risk analysis with fund performance.
• Participation in cross-departmental initiatives in order to foster greater collaboration with the wider investment risk team
• Undertaking of independent research aimed at uncovering portfolio/market risk insights which can aid fund managers in improving the investment management process
• Undertake ad hoc project analysis as necessary to support new product initiatives.
• Carry out pre-trade analytics on prospective investment strategies and pre-launch modelling on new fund proposals.

Skills required:

• High degree of numeracy and statistical / quantitative mindset.
• Statistical and problem solving skills. An ability to think creatively about how to solve particular problems
• Study towards CFA or other equivalent professional qualification (Preferred but not essential)
• Motivation/Pro-activity: a self-starter who is comfortable working both individually and in a team-oriented environment
• Degree in quantitative discipline (e.g. economics, maths, physics) would be an advantage.
• Relevant experience in a quantitative role within investment environment is not essential but problem solving skills are.
• Enthusiasm for programming and statistical analysis.
• Focus on financial markets
• Strong communication skills
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Director, Credit & Risk Management