Risk Manager / Investments

Epsom, Surrey
£55,000 - £75,000 per annum
24 Apr 2017
22 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Your impact as a Risk Manager:

* Review the current investment risk infrastructure which has been established to ensure compliance with AIFMD requirements, using the experience gained in previous roles, consider if and how the arrangements could be enhanced and assist with the implementation of any such enhancements.
* Provide scrutiny and challenge re the calculation of the various investment risk data which is produced.
* Participate in the monthly investment risk meeting in which various outputs are discussed with senior individuals from across the business.

* Assist in the completion of risk assessments across various business units and topics, documenting the output in the firm's risk system, Risk Console, and ensuring the output is communicated and circulated appropriately.
* Participate in the Quarterly Operational Risk meetings which determine the status of the key risks which the firm faces.
* Undertake a dialogue with the owners of the key business risks and document the findings in Risk Console.
* Assist in the oversight of the investment limit provisions coded in the Charles River Portfolio Management System.
* Periodically review that actual investment risk in client portfolios is consistent with client expectations (determined through risk disclosures in prospectuses or sales presentation materials).

* Review and update risk policies and documentation such as the Risk Policy and the ICAAP
* Liaise with other AIS offices globally to help ensure consistency in the risk provisions and controls.
* Provide advice and counsel throughout the business on risk.
* Assist in the remediation of issues raised by Internal Audit, External Audit and any other similar bodies.
* Actively participate and follow-up on appropriate actions agreed with the firm's Board, Executive or other bodies.

* You bring skills and expertise
* Detailed knowledge of investment risk provisions and how these should be adopted for an AIFM.
* Experience of operational risk.

* Experience of new product/services launches
* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with all levels within the corporation and various business units.
* Demonstrated excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
* Ability to identify and analyse organisational needs with solid problem-solving abilities.
* Some knowledge of the ICAAP process and experience of interpreting investment limit restrictions and reviewing and approving any alerts which may arise would also be beneficial.