Risk Analyst - 6 month contract
£45,000 per annum prorated + benefits

The Company
They are one of the most reputable fund managers in the Europe with over £150 billion AUM. In recent years there track record of success and above average results for their funds has defied all expectations. They offer a progressive environment and an excellent culture to work within.

The Role
The role provides assistance to the risk oversight of the firm's Regulated Funds i.e. UK UCITS and Alternative Investment Funds in line with the firm's Risk Management Framework. You would cover a wide range of funds and would be dealing with a wide range of people from across all areas of the business to gather information. There would be a high level of detailed review of risk reports and speaking to the business and identifying any exceptions outside of the Risk Management Framework. You would also highlight and investigate exceptions and therefore be able to communicate with the business in the correct manner to discover the issues and ascertain the reasons. You must be able to communicate effectively and be good at writing understandable reports some of which are presented to the Board. The role includes the following:

  • Daily monitoring of all UK regulated funds from an oversight perspective including exception
  • management
  • To prioritise and manage workload effectively
  • Responsible for the creation and distribution of risk reports and MI to demonstrate Funds adherence to relevant governance policies and procedures
  • Provide project support including updating and maintenance of the Risk Management Process
  • Respond to internal queries relating to Risk on the UK regulated funds

Who they are looking for
The client is open to background but would like someone who is methodical, personable and who can pick matters up quickly especially the rules relating to UCITs and AIFD. You could have a legal background or come from risk or compliance. Below are some the person critieria:

  • Previous experience in a risk or compliance role would be beneficial but not compulsory. (Someone from a legal or professional services background where communication and detail is necessary).
  • Regulatory knowledge of UCITS and AIFs would be beneficial but not compulsory
  • Strong organisations skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • To ensure the client is the core focus of all activities
  • High levels of quality and accuracy at all times