High profile asset manager seeks an experienced risk and performance specialist with experience ideally gained from the investment management industry to work on a fixed term contract basis for approximately 6 months.
This is a project based assignment necessitated by the introduction of a new system and the key purpose of the role will be to support the risk and performance team during the implementation/transformation period. Responsibilities are varied and priorities likely to change quickly; as such applicants must demonstrate the flexibility essential to deliver in a change environment.
Responsibilities will include the production of VaR and stress testing reports, production of valuations for private asset and OTC books, the production and development of risk reports relating to derivative funds and undertaking market data research in respect of risk and pricing information. The successful candidate will ideally have UAT experience and the ability to take on ad hoc project and analysis work as required.
A strong knowledge of OTC derivatives and collateralized credit is essential and will be complemented by a solid risk and performance analysis background and excellent understanding of the broader financial markets. The role requires a high level of systems literacy, ideally to include Excel, FactSet, Aladdin and Bloomberg.