Investment Risk Assurance Analyst

Meraki Talent
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Jul 14, 2019
Jul 25, 2019
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Investment Risk Assurance Analyst


Excellent Salary + bonus + benefits

Edinburgh & London

Meraki Talent are current working with a global asset management organisation to assist in building a new, specialized 2nd line of defense Investment Risk Assurance team, based in their Edinburgh office.

You will oversee, challenge and support the investment risk management framework, policies and oversee the management of investment risk exposures within the business across all asset classes and regions.

Responsibilities of the Investment Risk Assurance Analyst:
  • Provide oversight and support of the investment risk hard limit breach management process and the reporting of all mandate hard limit breaches
  • Provide assurance on first-line investment risk management controls and processes against the Regulatory and Internal Risk Management policies
  • Help drive and construct the 2nd line investment risk related global policies.
  • Provide reporting to relevant Boards and Committees
  • Working with Governance colleagues to ensure appropriate escalation and resolution of portfolio hard risk limit breaches and portfolio performance issues

Background of the Investment Risk Assurance Analyst:
  • Experience and knowledge of the asset management industry
  • Strong knowledge and interpretation of regulations related to investment risk and liquidity risk management
  • Good understanding of investment risk analytics such as VaR
  • Strong knowledge in equity, fixed income, credit and derivatives

IMC/CFA/FRM qualifications would be advantageous, although not necessary. Experience in policy governance and policy writing around Investment Risk is also desirable.

If you have the relevant experience, contact Chris Wilson on 0141 648 9413 for a confidential chat.

Is this job for you?

Chris wants: Investment Risk, Portfolio Risk, Policy Governance, VaR, CFA, FRM

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