Investment Risk Manager

29 Oct 2013
26 Nov 2013
Citifocus Ltd
Full Time
High calibre individual with strong risk experience and knowledge of investment management 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 will possess or be working towards a relevant professional qualification (CAIA, IMC or CFA). Direct experience of working in asset management is strongly preferred and experience gained from a consultancy environment will also be considered.