Risk Officer

  • Negotiable
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan McKinley
  • 14 Aug 17

The successful candidate will be responsible for the risk management systems and processes across the company and providing appropriate reporting. The successful candidate will have significant experience of risk management in an authorised Fund Manager environment and will ideally have experience of the management and oversight of outsourced fund managers.

Role Profile

The successful candidate will have significant experience of risk management in an authorised Fund Manager environment and will ideally have experience of the management and oversight of outsourced fund managers.



Purpose

The successful candidate will be responsible for the risk management systems and processes across the company and providing appropriate reporting.



Responsibilities



· Develop systems and processes for managing and monitoring risk for all business activities per the business plan



· Assist in the development of risk profiles



· Preparation of risk reports



· Provide in-depth analysis of the risks to the company and funds and the third party investment managers and use initiative to identify when more analysis is required



· Design / assist in the development of processes to assess risk characteristics and performance attribution for investment strategies



· Identify ways to present data analysis in formats which draw attention to key changes and promote the assimilation of data for the target audience



· Manage / assist in research connected with new products or risk projects



· Manage / assist in the collection of data to develop analysis



· Ensure timely, efficient and accurate production of regular information



· Maintain up to date procedures



· Oversee performance reports



Essential skills, knowledge and experience



· Strong technical knowledge of how risk is monitored and managed in a fund management company



· Experience in alternative funds environment



· Excellent modelling skills and understanding of risk methodologies, Factor Risk Models, VAR, and Monte Carlo



· Advanced Excel skills



· Comprehensive understanding of the regulatory environment



· Highly methodical and process-orientated



· Self-starter, strong work ethic, high achiever



· Willingness to work as part of a small but growing team and desire to take on increased responsibility as the team grows







Desirable skills, knowledge and experience



· Experience of working with outsourced administrators and investment managers



· Knowledge of the AIFMD regulatory environment

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.