Senior Private Market Risk Controller

Employer
Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted
Aug 28, 2021
Closes
Sep 09, 2021
Ref
11624241
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Key responsibilities
  • Perform regular investment desk reviews where risk allocation and portfolio construction are overseen and challenged
  • Challenge material new transactions
  • Understand the investment processes fully by engaging with private market investment desks
  • Work effectively and collaboratively with the wider PAIR team and front office stakeholders enabling effective challenge of material exposures
  • Challenge material investment proposals from the front office
  • Review investment guidelines
  • Contribute to oversight of allocation and scheme wide risks


Your experience
  • Higher degrees, an actuarial qualification and/or CAIA, CFA charter-holder status would be a benefit but not essential.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of private market transactions and/or risk management within large complex and diverse portfolios spanning equity, property, debt and infrastructure.
  • Track record of first line private market deal making and/or providing independent challenge from a second line perspective would be beneficial.
  • Deep understanding of Credit Rating Agency methodologies across structured and corporate credit ratings.
  • Excellent understanding and application of corporate finance and deal modelling.
  • Wide experience in the financial services industry, spent largely in front office, or risk management with exposure to front office.
  • Sound understanding of operational processes from front to back office, with strong practical IT knowledge.
  • Demonstrable track record in financial risk modeling with the mindset and ability to come up with practical solutions.
  • Being able to review tools produced by team in Excel with VBA.

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