Investment Risk Analyst

Employer
Quilter
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 08, 2022
Closes
May 18, 2022
Ref
13896416
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Fixed Term Contract Duration - 0 Months

Summary

An opportunity to join a focused risk team at the heart of the investment process, where innovation and commitment are welcomed. The Multi Asset portfolio suites present great technical challenges and require an in-depth engagement with the team of highly experienced and well-regarded Portfolio Managers. As the investment team itself is relatively small, this role offers the opportunity to gain experience rapidly, and affords the candidate the chance to make an immediate impact.

About the Role

An opportunity to develop and maintain the key investment risk analysis and risk reporting systems used by the investment risk team

Identify areas where improvements are required within the risk reporting function, ensure successful implementation and take ownership of projects end to end.

Conduct analysis of portfolio and market risk data, to provide useful information to Portfolio Manager's on funds' risk profiles

Maintain and develop internal limits framework. Escalate breaches in line with the internal governance and pursue to resolution

Work closely with existing team to deliver high investment risk management information for committee, forums and regulatory reports.

Work with the team to create enhanced quantitative risk solutions and tools for the risk and investment functions

About You

An individual who is familiar with risk systems, specifically detailed knowledge of FactSet is highly desirable

Prior experience of working with VAR, stress testing, scenarios analysis, liquidity, and factor risk decomposition

Strong quantitative and programming skills with proficiency in Excel VBA, and experience of using large data sets and databases highly desirable.

Knowledge of SQL would be beneficial

A good working knowledge of the financial services sector, both buy and sell side, with a focus in the investment risk and market risk areas.

Good awareness of best practice within the industry for risk management and performance requirements.

Have a good understanding of the technical nature of investment risk (asset classes, risk methodologies, risk sensitivities and types, key market trends etc) and can report on these, both written and orally

Core Benefits

Holiday: 26 days

Quilter Incentive Scheme: All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it

Pension Scheme: 10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions

Private Medical Insurance: Single cover as standard, cover can be increased at your own cost

Life Assurance: 4x your salary, cover can be increased at your own cost

Income Protection: 75% of salary payable after 26 weeks of absence

In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.

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