Operational Due Diligence Analyst

Elliott James Consulting Limited
London (Greater)
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Currently recruiting for multiple Investment Management firms based in London.

Role Responsibilities

  • Assessing key risks and the control environment of potential hedge fund investments and determining the adequacy of the control environment given the key risks identified.
  • Completion of thorough operational risk due diligence reports on hedge fund managers and service providers (administrators, custodians, prime brokers and systems suppliers) on a timely basis.
  • Ongoing monitoring of existing investments via direct contact and third party information providers.
  • Initiating and leading on-site due diligence meetings with senior staff at hedge fund managers and service providers.
  • Identifying areas for improvement in controls at hedge fund managers and discussing these with senior staff in order to facilitate investment.
  • Ongoing review of our clients operational review process and identification of areas for development.
  • Keeping up-to-date with operational best practice.
  • Ad hoc projects such as review of internal systems, ESG oversight.
  • Assisting in measuring and monitoring our clients own operational risk and control environment.


  • Minimum one to three years' experience assessing operational risk within an investment management/financial services environment.
  • Experience in reviewing legal documentation
  • Familiarity with different financial products (equity, fixed income, derivatives etc)
  • A good understanding of the risks inherent within a wide variety of financial instruments
  • Ability to query, challenge and maintain a high degree of professional scepticism
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Team player
  • High level of confidence

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