Head of Front Office Risk

Miryco Consultants Ltd
London, United Kingdom
Aug 28, 2019
Sep 10, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Our client is a world-leader in its field and the successful candidate will demonstrate exceptionally strong leadership skills, partnered with a technical control mindset, in-depth knowledge of investment and products spheres and be confident in providing challenge and advisory to the Front Office, whilst building solid relationships across global functions.

Job Description

This position will inherit a high level of decision input regarding trades placed and the successful candidate will need to effectively evaluate and manage all risks incurred from the daily activity of the front office function, with coverage spanning all asset classes.

To add, the Head of Front Office Risk will drive active risk management, liaise with global heads, desk heads, product and operation teams, with the objective being to maintain and develop robust controls and analytics, as a means of identifying, assessing and mitigating risk in an forward thing manner that strategically partners with and enables the business.

  • Driving strategic projects both locally and globally
  • Ensuring incident analysis
  • Retrospective analysis and horizon scanning for emerging risks
  • Acting as a key representative and contributor at relevant committees e.g. Risk Committee
  • Leading, implementing and improving key front office controls
  • Trade forensics
  • Best execution tests
  • Liaising with key stakeholders throughout the business
  • Overseeing the management of pre-trade portfolio compliance efforts

Required Skills
  • Demonstrable senior risk management experience gained within an Investment Manager
  • In-depth knowledge of the trade lifecycle within Investment Management
  • Detailed knowledge of Investment Products e.g. Fixed Income, Equities.
  • Outstanding academic credentials - minimum 2:1 bachelor's degree
  • Full CFA charter-holder or working towards preferred
  • Strong leadership skills with experience managing a team
  • Entrepreneurial nature, ability to work independently

£120,000-£150,000, Central London


Please note, our client is unable to offer sponsorship for this opportunity. Finally, should you not be contacted within five working days of submitting your application, then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the opportunity. We will however, be in touch should there be any other opportunities of potential interest that are suiting to your skills.

For all other roles, please go to www.miryco.com

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