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Multi Asset Investment Risk Analyst

Salary £70k to £80k
Type Permanent
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/AXC/31241
Contact Aaron Crowley
Date posted 04-04-2019

Multi-Asset -Investment Risk Analyst

Working for a global asset manager, the role is primarily focused in supporting the embedded Investment Risk requirements of Multi-Asset.

Overview of role

The following tasks will be expected of the role holder:

• Provide first line Investment Risk analysis for all Multi Asset mandates
• Work with the Investment team to understand the sources of portfolio risk, how these change over time and the impact of possible trading and hedging strategies
• Monitor the use of risk budget and any Investment Risk limits agreed internally or with the clients
• Assist the Investment team in designing new investment strategies
• Work with the Product team to develop new products to meet client needs
• Take ownership of ensuring the risk parameters generated from the risk system are fit for use by Fund Managers and Product
• Design effective and succinct Investment Risk reporting tailored to the requirements of the Fund Managers, Product and Senior Management in Multi-Asset
• Work closely with Risk Data Assurance team, IT and Projects to resolve issues and implement enhancements to the Investment Risk process
• Perform ad-hoc risk analysis for fund managers / product managers / Risk Managers.

Essential Skills

• Degree educated
• Strong numerical and analytical skills
• Excellent Excel / Database skills
• High calibre individual
• Previous experience using a multi-asset/cross-asset investment risk system
• Good understanding of over-the-counter derivative instruments such as credit default, interest rate and total return swaps.
• Ability to work accurately and in an organised manner
• Team player with good communication skills
• Willingness to be flexible in order to meet deadlines
• Good understanding of investment processes, security types and financial market data/ Analytics

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Director, Credit & Risk Management