Risk Analyst

Recruiter
HFG
Location
London
Salary
£45000 to £65000 per annum
Posted
13 Jun 2018
Closes
11 Jul 2018
Ref
AW120618
Contact
Antony Williams
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A leading European Investment manager with around 1 trillion assets under management are seeking a Senior Risk Reporting Analyst to join their London Investment Risk team.

Responsibilities:
- Design and maintain a scalable and effective process around the calculation of risk ratings and indicators; including data feeds, definition of appropriate measurement methodology and calculation solution.
- Maintaining a strong working relationship with third-party systems and data providers and knowledge of their products and development plans.
- Assist with developing/maintaining the regulatory risk reporting, especially in relation to AIFMD and UCITS funds.
- Provision of regulatory risk reports and portfolio risk data to support on-going and ad hoc regulatory reporting.
- Provision of risk ratings for absolute return and benchmark funds and oversee third party providers of such services.
- Timely escalation and resolution of risk issues.
- Assist with independent risk oversight for specific funds/businesses - maintaining a detailed understanding of underling positions, risk drivers, performance outcomes and market dynamics/volatility.
Experience/ skills required
- Sufficient understanding of VaR, risk sensitivity and stress scenarios.
- Knowledge of ex-post risk measures especially for UCITS funds (Volatility, SRRI).
- Minimum 3 years of risk management experience or similar.
- Basic knowledge and understanding across a range of markets and products including derivatives.
- IT literate (experience using VBA, SQL etc an advantage).
- Understanding of third party risk and performance data services.
- Extensive knowledge of regulatory reporting requirements with regards to investment risk: exposure, leverage, volatility, stress testing, liquidity profile across multiple regulatory regimes (UCITS and AIFMD in particular).
- Excellent interpersonal skills - including verbal and written communication skills.

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