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Investment Risk Specialist

  • Location: London
  • Salary:
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: MK/17-912
  • Sector: Asset Management/Funds
Job Description

My client is a well known and leading Asset Manager who is on the search for an Investment Risk Specialist to join their team in London reporting directly into the CRO. The company have 250 people working for them across various assets and businesses with over £30bn AUM as well as consulting further on excess of £25bn.

 

They are looking for the following:

  • Someone who is willing to use their Investment Risk experience to contribute and help further enhance their Investment Risk management framework.
  • Someone who can interpret the detail behind portfolios, business proposals, client mandates and regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Make sure Investment Risk is done within best practice as well as over see the design and implementation of the Investment risk process and procedures.
  • Deliver independent oversight and challenge of investment teams’ investment processes and controls, investment risk exposures and performance outcomes, including daily monitoring of risk and performance of funds.
  • Perform in-depth Quantitative and Qualitative analysis of Investment Risk and Performance issues.
  • Design and production of appropriate risk and performance MI and reporting.
  • Analyse the performance attribution for a portfolio and help the portfolio managers to understand the drivers of their returns

 

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum 4 years within an Asset Manager or Hedge Fund developing, maintaining and monitoring Investment Risk within Multi Asset.
  • A thorough understanding in all aspects of the calculation and attribution of performance and risk, including a clear understanding of the framework and calculations surrounding attribution.
  • Advanced knowledge of statistical theory and a sound understanding of the analytic calculations.
  • Good knowledge of UCITS/COLL rules, and of GIPS

 

If you would like to know more or apply for the position please email MK@barclaysimpson.com.

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