investment risk consultant in london

05 March 2019
randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services
job type
excellent benefits package
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financial services
sub specialism
Risk Management
job type
working hours
excellent benefits package
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randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services
+44 (0) 20 7786 6948
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job description

Do you wish to take the next steps in Investment Risk at one of the largest global custodian banks? Do you want to take your expertise into direct stakeholder & client engagement?


· 12.5% bonus
· 26 days holiday
· 5 buy 5 sell holidays
· Generous pension scheme
· Bupa private health care
· Travel opportunities in the EMEA region.


This position is to act as an Investment Risk Consultant covering a "hybrid" client base made up of asset owners (pension funds and sovereign entities) who manage some or all of their assets they are responsible for in-house sophisticated asset owners and asset manager clients, including derivative heavy hedge fund investors, taking daily investment risk services. The consultant will support the daily online risk reporting process for asset managers and prepare monthly ex ante risk reports for pension schemes.

The role is highly consultative in nature and the successful applicant must be able to demonstrate strong communication skills and a high level of technical knowledge. The role requires competent client servicing skills and will require frequent presentation of the client risk reports, associated analytical framework, an element of cross sell of Northern Trust analytical tools where appropriate and the ability to report back potential product enhancements. The applicant must be willing to visit clients across the EMEA region.


· To support the provision of market risk analytics via an online portal for asset manager and sophisticated asset owner clients.
· Act as a point of contact for assigned risk clients to support the delivery of timely risk analytics and help interpret results.
· Contribute to project streams enhancing market, credit and liquidity risk reporting and work with Product / Systems to improve risk processes.
· Prepare risk documentation to support partner and client education.
· Escalate any issues related to potential late communication, client issues, production problems etc and take responsibility for fault resolution.
· Track all action/issues related to the Risk system and work with the relevant partners in Chicago / Bangalore to resolve issues and escalate as needed.
· Support the sales/ marketing effort to attract new clients to the risk reporting platform.


· Strong Analytical skills & highly numerate.
· Scientific / Numerical degree preferred.
· Must have previous Investment risk experience, preferably leveraging market leading risk analytics provider (MSCI BarraOne, Riskmetrics, Measurisk, Algorthmics, etc)
· Good working knowledge of asset owner and asset manager regulatory regimes and how they impact risk analytics (UCITS IV, Solvency II, FRS 107)
· Good oral and written communications skills.
· Ability to set priorities and manage deadlines.
· Flexible approach / Good team player.
· Strong time management skills.
· Strong consulting, problem definition and solution delivery experience.
· Proven client relationship experience.
· Good knowledge of financial markets, investment instruments and portfolio management.
· Broad knowledge of performance methodology, including Equity and Fixed Income attribution preferred.
· Works well under pressure, self motivated and pro-active problem solver.


Click APPLY now, submitting your up to date CV. Alternatively, call Priya Pancholi on 020 7786 6948 to find out more.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003


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Randstad UK acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary & contract recruitment, as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

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