Senior Investment Risk Analyst

 Location: London
 Salary: £50,000
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

Meraki Talent is currently working with a financial services client to recruit a Senior Investment Risk Analyst for their City of London office.

The purpose of the role is to ensure that the portfolios delegated to third party fund managers are managed in accordance with all required restrictions as set under regulation and constituting documents and the level of risk taken is appropriate.


Some of the responsibilities of the Senior Investment Risk Analyst:


  • Working with delegated portfolio managers in assessing their investment risk procedures as part of ongoing due diligence
  • Maintaining and improving the robust framework of risk and performance oversight
  • Analysing the appropriateness of risks undertaken in view of a fund’s investment objective, strategy and target market
  • Discussing and resolving investment risk breaches with portfolio managers
  • Analysing and presentation of risk and performance analyses, including risk attribution
  • Enhance the methodology and approach to risk management including VaR, counterparty, liquidity, market and performance risk measures
  • Review of new fund portfolios to assess whether within the risk appetite of LFS, the portfolio is stress tested to enable required reports to be submitted to the FCA, all investment risks are incorporated within the product documentation and appropriate monitoring process for post-launch are in place Supporting the review of assets subject to fair value pricing and assessing adverse market movements

Background of the Senior Investment Risk Analyst:


  • Have a strong background in performance or risk analysis with asset management, consultancy or security services
  • Ideally studying towards the CFA qualification
  • Have very strong excel skills including VBA

Meraki Talent values diversity in our own workforce and we actively support our clients to build diverse and inclusive workplaces. For all our roles, both internal and those on behalf of our clients, we welcome enquiries from everyone

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Business Manager - Financial Services

Nathan Macfie

Nathan is one of the founding members of Meraki Talent and specialises in investment management and asset servicing markets. He started his recruitment career in 2011 and has an unrivalled network across the UK. In August 2018 Nathan moved to London to manage Meraki's new office, based in South Kensington.