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Investment Risk & Performance Senior Analyst

  • London
  • £70,000 - £100,000 + benefits & Bonus
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  • Job reference: JL/41275
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Investment Risk & Performance Senior Analyst at Premier Closed-End Fund

Are you ready to take your career to new heights in the world of closed-end funds and investment trusts? Our esteemed client, a premier closed-end fund and investment trust, is seeking a talented Investment Risk & Performance Senior Analyst to join their dynamic team placed entirely by BarclaySimpson.

About the Company: Our client is a leading player in the investment trust industry, known for their commitment to delivering superior returns for their shareholders. With a focus on innovation and excellence, they offer a unique platform for professionals to thrive and succeed in a challenging yet rewarding environment.

Position Overview: As an Investment Risk & Performance Senior Analyst, you will play a pivotal role in enhancing the risk management and performance analysis functions of our premier closed-end fund. You will be responsible for conducting rigorous risk assessments, monitoring portfolio performance, and providing valuable insights to senior management and stakeholders. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of a renowned investment trust and make a meaningful impact on the organization’s performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough risk analysis of the fund’s investment portfolio, including asset allocation, concentration risk, and liquidity risk.
  • Monitor portfolio performance and identify key drivers of returns, including attribution analysis and benchmark comparisons.
  • Develop and implement risk management strategies to optimize risk-adjusted returns and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with investment teams, portfolio managers, and external vendors to gather data and perform in-depth analysis.
  • Prepare and present reports to senior management and board members, highlighting key risk metrics and performance indicators.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or related field; CFA or FRM designation preferred.
  • Proven experience in investment risk management and performance analysis within the closed-end fund or investment trust industry.
  • Strong quantitative skills with proficiency in statistical analysis and performance measurement techniques.
  • Familiarity with industry-standard risk analytics tools and platforms.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with stakeholders at all levels.


  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development.
  • Exposure to a diverse range of investment strategies and asset classes.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment within a prestigious investment trust.

If you are a motivated professional with a passion for investment risk management and performance analysis, we want to hear from you! Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to join our client’s elite team and contribute to their continued success. Apply now to take the next step in your career journey!

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