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DATE ADDED: Mon 30/03/2020

Senior Risk & Investment Compliance Specialist

London, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: Competitive


  • Providing full risk and investment compliance oversight eg. assessment and development of operational and market risk framework as well as investment compliance framework
  • Developing and establishing investment compliance framework and market risk framework
  • Managing the exposure to and understanding of the cross-risk markets and associated investment/trading risks, building relevant processes as and when necessary
  • Ensure compliance with fund prospectus, global exposure, leverage limits under EU regulation
  • Work closely with Product Development teams to structure new fund strategies in line with local regulations
  • Producing periodic Board and regulatory reports including risk exposures and compliance breaches


  • 7 + years of relevant professional experience, gained within an Asset Management or Hedge Fund company
  • Have a good academic background, a relevant post-graduate qualification (e.g. Masters degree, CFA, FRM etc.) would be advantageous
  • Be knowledgeable of investment risk and restrictions under UCITS and AIFMD, including understanding of ESMA guidelines
  • Be able to work independently as well as part of a team in a busy environment, to identify, research, and resolve any exceptions
  • Demonstrate good attention to detail, and the ability to document working procedures
  • Have strong interpersonal skills, in order to interact effectively with colleagues and with senior management
  • Good knowledge of post-trade compliance systems e.g. Charles River, Thinkfolio, Aladdin etc.
  • Advanced Excel, VBA and SQL knowledge.