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Investment Risk Analyst

Employer
Jupiter Asset Management Ltd
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Mar 26, 2023

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Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Company Overview

Jupiter is one of the UK's leading investment management companies with over 500 employees and £58.8 billion worth of assets under management (as at 31 March 2021).

Jupiter provides investment services to individual and institutional investors through mutual funds (UK unit trusts, Luxembourg SICAVs and Dublin OEICs), separately managed accounts and sub-advised funds. Jupiter has experienced a period of international growth with offices open in Austria, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain and the US.

The majority of our employees are based in our London office located just minutes from Victoria station which provides stair-free access from both the Underground's Victoria line and National Rail platforms, as well as limited road crossings to the Jupiter office. Our London office was designed to encourage employees to live active, healthy lives with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow for greater natural light and the benefit of a private balcony, table tennis room, cycle storage and on-site shower and locker facilities. The short distance to Green Park and St James' Park also provides employees with a natural space to relax during their lunch break and a healthy alternative to office-based meetings.

We support our employees working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering a variety of tools to support their wellbeing. From access to detailed information on our Home Working and Wellbeing intranet site to regular topical webinars and training.

Background

An opportunity exists for a driven and highly motivated individual to work in a dynamic Investment Risk Team. The role will involve coverage across asset classes and different facets of Investment Risk (Market, Liquidity, Counterparty and Event Risk) with a focus across asset classes. The individual will be involved with regulatory reporting as well as value-added reporting for various stakeholders on a regular and ad-hoc basis. The individual should work proactively with the Investment Management Teams to ensure that analytics are serving them as much as possible as well as having a focus on project deliverables, including a review of the team's Target Operating Model which gives all team members a chance to shape the team's destiny.

Key Responsibilities
  • Able to run the team's daily regulatory checks and processes and approach this with a mindset to automate where possible.
  • Run investment risk reporting for various stakeholders and engage to ensure outputs are meeting requirements.
  • Become an expert on the risk models used by the team for production of key risk metrics and use this knowledge to be explain changes to differing audiences with differing levels of technical expertise.
  • Key involvement in the Portfolio Management challenge meetings process, balancing providing insightful information to assist portfolio management with providing sufficient challenge.
  • Involvement in the Investment Risk Target Operating Model process which will enable the team to ensure it is adequately positioned as a value-added investment Risk function able to protect clients and support business as Jupiter evolves.
  • Supporting new business initiatives, ensuring that Investment Risk provides both challenge and value-add as part of this process.
  • Have a proactive approach to risk management, conducting horizon scanning and ensuring that potential impacts of events on portfolio risk and liquidity are considered and articulated to relevant stakeholders.


Experience/Skills Required
  • Experience of working with fixed income products, ideally in an asset manager.
  • Highly analytical and numerate problem solver.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to communicate complex issues accurately and succinctly to employees at all levels in the Company.
  • Able to work effectively independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritise work and meet tight deadlines, managing expectations where necessary.
  • IT skills - including Excel, VBA, Powerpoint, generally proficient with technology.
  • Resilient - able to cope in a fast moving and challenging environment.
  • Focus on self-development e.g. developing new skills keeping up to date with key industry developments.

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