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Investment Risk Analyst

London, United Kingdom
£70k - £75k
Closing date
May 4, 2023

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Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
You will:
  • Analyse and advise the Head of Investment Risk and other relevant senior stakeholders on the issues and risks associated with investing in complex assets.
  • Monitor and improve the effectiveness of controls and integrity of the investment risk management processes including the limits framework, responsible investment strategy, stress testing and ongoing monitoring of credit performance.
  • Review, challenge and validate internal rating methodologies and assigned ratings
  • Oversee an appropriate framework of controls and metrics for identifying, measuring, monitoring and mitigating investment risk.
  • Review and independently assess ratings of the portfolio, with a focus on internally rated assets
  • Undertake review and challenge of first line rating opinions for proposed investments
  • Monitor rating decisions across asset classes and sectors to ensure that judgements are consistent, well justified and contain no bias, omission or consistent weakness

  • Relevant Investment Risk experience ideally gained within an investment firm
  • Strong analytical skills, including ability to gather information and use it to draw conclusions
  • Good judgement in the assessment of credit rating reviews and in the assessment of investment strategy including and understanding of ESG principles.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present complex financial concepts in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strong commercial acumen and awareness of relevant regulation, economics and current affairs
  • Highly numerate, very good understanding of mathematical / statistical concepts.
  • Ability to manage priorities, work independently and under pressure.
  • Fast learner, ability to understand complex issues quickly and to come up with effective solutions to solve them
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.

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