Investment Risk Analyst | Barclay Simpson
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Investment Risk Analyst

  • London
  • £55,000 - £70,000
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Barclay Simpson  London, England, United Kingdom (Hybrid)



Leading Asset Manager seeks junior investment risk analyst. The role will offer exposure to trading and the front office. Focused on Equities supporting the development of a more technical product knowledge and sophistication of risk techniques.


Successful candidates will join one of the larger and leading Investment Risk Teams in the UK. The team offers a great platform for learning and a flexible working environment.


The role offers daily variety of bespoke analysis and daily analytics. The candidate will have exposure to both senior management and the front office.




  • A degree in a Science, Mathematics or Engineering discipline
  • Demonstrable experience in BAU investment Risk activity such as: limit monitoring, internal and external risk reporting.
  • Excellent quantitative and programming skills with proficiency in Python and SQL.
  • Advanced Excel User
  • Strong interest in investment management and risk analysis, with a good understanding of investment risk theory.
  • Solid analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to interpret financial data and identify trends.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present complex concepts effectively.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK without sponsorship. Candidates on a PSW, graduate visa or tier 2 are not eligible to apply.


Candidate applications are underway and individuals will be selected as they are represented rather than on a fixed deadline – if you are keen, please send your CV in urgently or risk missing out.


If you would like more information please contact Josh Lawson –


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