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Risk Professionals or STEM Graduates wanted for Junior Risk role with Leading Global Hedge Fund

OCR Alpha
London, United Kingdom
£35k - £70k
Closing date
Jun 11, 2023

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Job Function
Hedge Funds
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
A market leading and well respected global hedge fund is looking to hire a Risk Analyst to their team in London. Our client has substantial assets in AUM and invests across a wide range of strategies and a 10+ year track record.

The Investment Risk Analyst would be involved in all risk related matters and assist the Risk Management team in their day-to-day responsibilities. This Risk seat on offer is a generalist one, where the roles responsibilities will develop and evolve as the successful applicant gains experience within the fund, this position reports in the Chief Risk Officer. In addition, the Risk Analyst will implement risk policies and processes, provide hands-on development and enhancement of existing risk methodology across investment portfolios, assure controls are operating effectively, and the continual close work with the Portfolio Managers to analyse, quantify and manage risks. The role would suit a candidate with a strong quantitative background. The successful candidate will join a team of experienced Risk Management professionals who will provide all necessary in-house mentoring and training.

This role is going to suit someone from a strong academic background, for example a degree in Chemistry, Maths, Physics, Astrophysics etc from a top University. For this seat, applicants can apply that poessess at least 1 years risk experiemce or STEM Graduastes with strong technical skills. Experience within risk is preferable but not essential, the company will also consider graduates with little to no experience. This company places a big emphasis on technology, therefore any candidates with prior experience with Python or SQL will be of interest. Though not rigid, we expect the base salary to fall within the £35,000 - £60,000, with an additional bonus.

Essential requirements:
  • Advanced mathematical background with a minimum Bachelor's degree in a finance, engineering or other mathematical field
  • Technical proficiency with either SQL, VBA or Python is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with researchers, technologists, PMs, and senior managers
  • Understanding of financial markets and risk management concepts.

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