Risk Associate, Market & Counter-party Credit
£45,000 - £60,000 plus discretionary bonus & benefits
Central London - On-site


They are a diversified global investment manager with operations in over thirteen markets. They have invested over $200 billion on behalf of clients since 1997, and their global presence has been attributable to several successful acquisitions. Today the business has funds aligned to exchange traded funds, alternative investments, and traditional investments. The London business has a unique opportunity for a Risk Associate, Market & Counter-party Credit.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Minimum experience of 3 years ideally within Traded Market Risk.
  • Experience within algorithmic trading preferred.
  • Masters or PHD degree (or equivalent) in Finance, Economics, Physics, Engineering, or a related quantitative field).
  • Experience of developing analytical risk tools using Python, R, or Excel VBA a plus.
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg, MARS/PORT useful.

The Role

  • Individual will report into the Chief Risk Officer.
  • To support the Chief Risk Officer in managing the market and counter-party credit across the firm.
  • Support on the development and implement risk management policies for trading strategies.
  • Monitor trading performance and positions in real time identifying and addressing risk exposures.
  • Collaborate with traders and developers to evaluate risks associated with new strategies.
  • Conduct stress testing and scenario analysis to assess potential market impacts.
  • Implement risk controls and ensure adherence to regulations.
  • Provide risk reports and updates to management and stakeholders.

Please note that sponsorship will not be provided by the employer