Investment Risk Analyst – London 383 views

Position: Investment Risk Analyst
Location: London
Department: Investment Risk
Reporting to: Head of Investment Risk
Employment Type: Permanent


Main Purpose of Role

To provide independent oversight, measurement and reporting of investment risk (i.e. market, counterparty and liquidity risk) across all funds and asset classes.

Key Responsibilities and Scope of Role

  • Ensuring data is complete and accurate in the risk system to enable the measuring, monitoring and reporting of investment risk across all funds in accordance with agreed limits and investment mandates,
  • Updating and maintaining correct risk positions in the risk system where necessary.
  • Consider risk numbers in the context of financial markets movements, themes and potential developments.
  • Designing and delivering ad-hoc investment risk reports as required
  • Producing and analysing regular back and stress testing for UCITS funds as required by the regulator
  • Producing and analysing other regular reporting for trustees, board and regulators as required
  • Establishing and maintaining constructive working relationships with internal clients, including the fund management, product, distribution and marketing teams, as well as external service providers
  • Provide reporting and analysis about OMGI’s counterparty risk

Key Behavioural Skills

  • Act with integrity, due skill, care and diligence
  • Ensure customer outcomes are the focus of our business  and we are respected by regulators
Stronger together
  • Collaborate with peers  across the organisation
  • Share openly and be transparent
  • Adopt a responsible approach
  • Maintain our entrepreneurial culture
  • Strive for continuous improvement
  • Lead by example

Qualifications Required

  • Degree in a finance-related subject or relevant experience
  • Professional qualifications a plus

Experience Required

  • Some experience in investment industry, with emphasis on risk monitoring
  • Confident Excel user
  • Using MSCI RiskMetrics and/or Bloomberg PORT/AIM beneficial
  • Exposure to equity, fixed income and derivative products within a range of investment strategies and investment management styles


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