My client is a leading pension fund with in excess of £20Bn AUM. The firm has a broad asset base with both direct and fund of fund assets.
The Investment Risk function is responsible for understanding, calculating and reporting on the key financial risks of the firm; Market Risk, Credit Risk and Liquidity Risk. Regulated by both UCITS and AIFMD, the firm offers an exceptional platform for learning and development.
The hiring manager has extensive experience and is looking for a junior individual to join his small and growing team. Offering exposure to the business, senior management and a broad set of financial products this is a fantastic opportunity for rapid learning and progression.
Candidates are required to have a strong mathematical or engineering background, and educated to Masters level +.
Candidates are expected to have at least a theoretical knowledge of VaR and stress testing/scenario analysis which will be tested in interview and must be evident on the CV.
Professional qualifications such as CFA will be highly valued in addition to strong coding capability in Python.
Interviews have started so please apply urgently.
N.B. Sponsorship is not available. All candidates will be expected to have the capacity to work without sponsorship requirements either now or in the future.
We seek individuals from a diverse talent pool and encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply to our vacancies. Our commitment to fair recruitment processes means that we welcome applicants from all backgrounds, regardless of their lived experience or personal characteristics. We also invite applicants who meet most of the listed requirements, even if not all, to apply. If you require any adjustments to the application process, please let us know.
Barclay Simpson acts as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and an Employment Business for temporary/contract engagements.