Investment Risk Analyst

Goodman Masson
London, UK
Closing date
10 Feb 2021

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A small Investment Manager are looking for an Investment Risk Analyst to join their team in London.

You must have 3+ years' experience in an Investment Risk role in an Investment Manager or Insurer to apply for this role.

This role will support the wider business in its modelling and management of investment risk via quantitative analytics.

Key duties:
  • Liaising with Risk Management as part of the capital setting cycle and influence market risk setting
  • Developing investment risk analytics for use in strategic asset allocation in collaboration with the Front Office to assist with portfolio decision making
  • Preparing and developing management information for key stakeholders including the PRA, overseas regulators and Credit Rating Agencies
  • Reviewing all required documentation and testing evidence packs produced by the Junior Analyst for the investment risk model, ensuring data quality standards are met
  • Responsible for the development of the investment risk model and validation framework to produce all risk related management information and data for capital setting purposes and to incorporate feedback from key stakeholders - exceptional problem solving ability required
  • Managerial responsibility for Analyst - work supervision, professional development and objective management

  • Strong analytical and numerical skills are essential
  • Proficiency in MS applications, advanced Excel including VBA highly preferred. SQL would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of investment markets and financial instruments is essential
  • Awareness of different sources of investment risk and primary metrics
  • Strong knowledge of quantitative methods or statistical analysis including familiarity with Value at Risk measures

Please note the required experience and salary stated. If you fit the criteria, please apply through the link or send your CV to

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