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Senior Portfolio Risk Analyst

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 Base + Benefits & attractive bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: JL/168185
  • Sector: Market Risk, Asset Management/Funds , Pricing
Job Description

We are working with one of the leading international Asset Management firms with in excess of £40Bn AUM. The firm operates across both asset classes and strategies with a deep UK based heritage.

The Head of Investment Risk has a flat structured team and is looking to add an additional resource in Edinburgh reporting directly to them.


The Role:

This role will offer exceptional exposure both internally and externally to senior management and to the portfolio managers. The position will offer the candidates the opportunity to understand, analyse and investigate portfolio’s, contributing to decision making and product development.

The position will be crucial in providing senior management with a detailed understanding of key risks across the portfolio looking at derivatives, pricing methodology, Market and Counterparty Risk.


We are looking for candidates who are collaborative, have great communication skills and are motivated by making a difference to the team and wider firm.

Candidates should have proven experience risk managing a portfolio of products in a buy side environment and be comfortable in challenging Portfolio managers and supporting senior management in understanding their risks.

A strong knowledge of relevant regulation; UCITS, AIFMD etc. would be important for this role.

Applicants should have a relatively strong IT skill set which may encompass a range of coding abilities as well as a strong understanding of systems.

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