Investment Risk - Hedge Funds

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
18 Oct 2013
Closes
15 Nov 2013
Ref
exec56038
Contact
Citifocus Ltd
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
High calibre individual with strong risk experience and good knowledge of equity funds and the hedge fund industry sought by this leading fund management house.
This is a key role carrying responsibility for monitoring, and analysing risk attribution reports for hedge funds, and equities. The successful candidate will act as subject matter expert, being responsible for resolving risk queries and providing risk related information to fund managers and other areas of the business.
The role is client facing and therefore in addition to a strong technical background the ideal individual must demonstrate confident communication and presentation skills. The successful candidate will act as business lead on all risk related projects and will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships throughout the firm, working closely with technology and investment areas.
Strong quantitative skills are essential, together with in-depth knowledge of derivatives. A high level of systems literacy is essential and will ideally include VBA, SQL, Barra Aegis and RiskMetrics, together with advanced Excel skills..

Applicants must have a strong degree in a quantitative discipline and a relevant professional qualification (CAIA, IMC or CFA)