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Director, Credit & Risk Management
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|Sector||Credit & Risk Management|
Leading Wealth Management organisation seeking a Portfolio Risk Manager to join their London office.
Developing, overseeing and contributing to the execution of the Portfolio Risk Monitoring Plan ("PRMP"), including:
o Performance monitoring;
o Asset allocation monitoring;
o Investment selection monitoring; and
o File reviews;
Preparing and presenting of PRMP findings and recommendations to the Investment Risk Committee;
Primary contact for Investment Managers for ad hoc and non-standard/complex queries relating to Portfolio Risk;
Acting as subject matter expert on all key Portfolio Risk metrics and practices, including performance, benchmark and statistical data;
Proactively working with Investment Managers and senior managers to identify areas of expansion/improvement to Portfolio Risk monitoring practices, in keeping with industry best practice;
Designing and developing Portfolio Risk policies and procedures;
Designing and developing new Portfolio Risk monitoring tools;
Acting as manager to a team of analysts.
Skills/ experience required
Quantitative/analytical background, including good knowledge of statistics, and logic and problem solving skills;
Able to analyse portfolios risk positions and attribute performance to key risk factors;
Excellent understanding of FCA suitability requirements as relates to private client portfolio management; and of the key risks of a broad range of product groups;
Ability to manage and deliver on a range of Portfolio Risk Management projects;
Typically expected to have developed the appropriate skills and expertise through at least 7 years of experience in a comparable function.
Advanced Excel skills are essential; VBA an advantage;
Prior use of Factset and Figaro would be beneficial.
For applications or enquiries, email Aaron.Crowley@BRUINFinancial.com
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