Investment Risk Analyst

An exciting opportunity has arisen within this multi asset boutique investment manager for junior Investment Risk Analyst. This is to join a small risk function operating as a second line of defence for the firm and will report directly to the Head of Risk.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Independently perform risk analysis with performance review on funds and Segregated accounts. Providing management with fund risk & performance information
  • Liaise with the firm’s data team to ensure risk data integrity
  • Perform risk calculation and analysis using Factset and other tools
  • Monitor risk metrics such as concentration, liquidity, portfolio turnover
  • Perform stress test calculation and scenario analysis
  • Analysis and Interpretation of Risk and Performance figures relative to risk factors, benchmarks and peer groups including derivative positions using a variety of metrics & measures
  • Monitor and report on all portfolio and segregated accounts risk as well as settlement counterparty risk exposure with appropriate escalation as necessary

Background & Experience

  • Approximately 2 years’ experience in an Investment Risk / Performance Analysis role
  • Strong academic record in a quantitative field
  • Strong Excel and VBA skills
  • Knowledge of financial market and asset classes. Preferably an understanding of multi-asset investment.
  • Experience of using Risk tools such as Factset, Bloomberg PORT
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

To hear more about this challenging opportunity, please contact Alex Brown on 020 7847 8878 or email

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