Investment Risk Analyst Investment Risk Analyst …

Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited
à Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
CDI, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 10 juil. 20
Competitive
Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited
à Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
CDI, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 10 juil. 20
Competitive
This role will support the production of investment risk reports for the pension fund as a whole, individual portfolios/mandates and providing analysis to help stakeholders on decision making.

Key responsibilities

Delivering Results

  • Assist with day-to-day production of risk analysis and reports across investment risk spectrum and multi-assets.
  • provide reasoning and narratives on changes of risk.
  • Provide analytical support for ad-hoc requests internally from PAIR and externally across USS.
  • Contribute to delivery of projects from end-to-end, including planning, gathering requirements and testing.
  • Assist with the implementation & enhancement of automated reporting within the PAIR team.

Managing Systems and Technology

  • Work closely with Investment Management System (IMS)/Operations to ensure controlled delivery of risk results and projects through the whole system.
  • Provide quality control on risk input and output data.
  • Work closely with front office to ensure new or complex instruments can be captured correctly in risk management system.
  • Develop deep understanding of USS technology in order to identify system impacts from new initiatives.

Managing Processes & Future Focus

  • Cooperate closely with other team members in PAIR and other teams (Investment Strategy Advisory/Investment Product Management/IMS) to identify potential process improvements.
  • Automate and redesign processes to achieve efficient risk reporting, attribution and analysis.

Managing Relationships

  • Build relationships with Front Office, Investment Management System, Operations, and the wider organisation to enable the team to work more effectively.

 

Your experience

Essential

  • Experience 1+ years in asset management or finance preferred, with practical experience in technology.
  • Knowledge of investment risk at least on market risk.
  • Degree in a STEM related subject (ideally with a finance/risk management master) or Quantitative Finance.
  • Knowledge of at least one programming language 
  • Python/SQL/VBA preferred
  • Knowledge of other languages considered
  • Comfortable working with data and conducting analyses.
  • Able to solve problems independently.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of multi-asset classes.
  • Understanding of financial markets and instruments gained through courses or experience.
  • Understanding of risk and performance measurement for an asset manager or pension fund.
  • Experience of using standard risk systems. Ideally MSCI Risk Manager or Barra One.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel.
  • Experience in presenting reports, results, etc.
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