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DATE ADDED: Wed 22/01/2020

Risk Manager - Equities Investment Risk

London, UK
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COMPANY: CARNEGIE CONSULTING

JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: GBP60000 - GBP95000 per annum + plus benefits

Reputable buy-side institution offering asset management and wealth management services are looking for a "Risk Manager" to strengthen the "Equities Investment Risk team". The individual will be working for an International team of nine Risk Managers' and a broader Investment Risk & Performance team of thirty-six and will actively partake in project work to enhance the teams' proposition.

The successful individual will undertake the following;

  • Partner with Long/Short equity fund managers to explore and analyse exposures on their funds, adding value by providing insights to the investment process
  • Daily monitoring of the risk and performance of Long/Short equity strategies under your supervision
  • Produce timely risk analysis, improve internal risk processes and develop quantitative tools, including:
  • Analysis of risk factor exposures and factor-based attributions
  • Development of efficient risk dashboards
  • Liquidity risk and fund capacity estimation
  • Stress testing
  • Data manipulation and tool development with Python/R
  • Develop a deep understanding of the funds under your supervision, their investment processes and the risks imposed by to their specific portfolio exposures
  • Ensure sound risk modelling, challenge and enhance current risk solutions and evaluate external solutions. Manage relationships with external vendors
  • Presentations to clients and close collaboration with sales/marketing teams

Required Skills;

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance or Sciences preferred (e.g core Sciences, Mathematics or Engineering)
  • A few years' experience, including experience focused on Long/Short Equity Risk
  • Professional qualifications such as FRM, CFPI, IMC or CFA an advantage
  • Knowledge of financial markets and factor-investing; particularly equities and related derivatives
  • Experience using risk and/or performance attribution solutions, preferably Axioma and Factset
  • Data savvy with an aptitude for programming) VBA, R or Python), databases (preferably SQL) and knowledge of Tableau

The individual will be through and have an eye for detail, in addition to being well-organised and efficient. The person will be able to work independently and communicate technical matters to various counterparties. Several years' working in a financial institution, the individual will be seeking to join a dynamic team to enhance their knowledge and skills.

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