Investment Risk Manager

London, United Kingdom
Jul 25, 2021
Jul 27, 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Your team
You'll be working for the Irish management company, Lantern Structured Asset Management Ltd. in Dublin, part of the UBS group. We undertake investment risk management responsibilities for funds (UCITS, AIFs), issuance vehicles and other off-balance sheet vehicles across a range of financial instruments. The company currently has circa $18 bn in assets under management across a range of approximately 40 funds and SPV notes; there are 18 full time staff in Dublin, and two in the risk management team.

Your expertise
• A university degree in finance, economics, business administration or numerical discipline
• Strong analytical skills gained from several years of experience, ideally in the portfolio/investment risk management space covering market, credit, liquidity and/or ESG risks
• Good understanding of derivatives and financial instruments on different asset classes
• Good understanding of Irish UCITS and AIFMD rules, especially around portfolio risk, leverage (commitment, gross and sum-of-notionals), derivatives, VaR, market and liquidity stress testing
• Excellent knowledge of MS Office including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• Programming skills such as VBA is highly desirable
• Experience working with risk systems (Bloomberg, MSCI RiskMetrics, etc.) is an advantage
• Professional qualifications like CFA, FRM, SCR or an equivalent professional qualification is an advantage
• able to respond quickly to issues, working closely with colleagues from front office, service and control functions to assure a high degree of quality management
• a great communicator (and you know how to handle challenging situations)
• comfortable with data and have excellent attention to detail
• an expert in Excel and otherwise fully computer literate
• able to prioritize, work to deadlines and take ownership of tasks
• someone who can demonstrate the key behaviors that exemplify UBS - Integrity, Collaboration and Challenge

About us
Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us
We're a truly global, collaborative and friendly group of people. Having a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace is important to us. And we support your career development, internal mobility and work-life balance. If this sounds interesting, apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements
UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

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