Global Investment Risk Officer

Role Description

Excellent opportunity to join a Global Investment Bank and progress your career in the Global Firm and give clients insight into the risks and performance of their investment portfolios.


My Clients Analytics platform is a web based application providing a full suite of analytics which give clients insight into the risks and performance of their investment portfolios. Supporting all asset classes the platform computes analytics such as:  stress testing, value at risk (VaR), position specific analytics for derivatives (delta, gamma, vega etc) and fixed income characteristics such as duration and convexity etc.


At its core our business is a calculation engine, whereby accurate client input data is essential to the quality of analytics produced. We are looking for highly motivated, detail oriented individuals, with a strong quantitative finance and IT background to drive best practice data implementations across our business. The successful candidate will:

  • take new clients through the on-boarding process and automate their data feed to the analytics engine ensuring a straight through processing model is established
  • maintain the input schema for our analytics platform – working closely with Financial Engineers to define the data inputs are needed for each product type
  • Change management  for existing data connections to Fund administrators, custodians and portfolio managers
  • Become a subject matter expert in the OTC pricing models on our platform and their associated data needs
  • Work with Financial Engineering teams, product specialists and IT development staff to design and implement enhancements to the tools used to manage client data across the platform

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:             

  • Min 5 years’ experience in a related role
  • Strong quantitative finance expertise: Market Risk and analytics, stress testing, VaR, fixed income analytics (duration, convexity etc), OTC derivatives pricing models.
  • CFA, CQF, FRM or PRMIA an advantage
  • Strong IT skills: 
    • SQL and relational database management systems
    • experience with at least one scripting language (VBA, python etc)
    • Proficient in Microsoft office
  • Experience with Agile software development an advantage
  • Proven ability to lead complex projects to completion and work to a deadline
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills – ability to synthesize  complex technical information and deliver updates to senior management and other stake holders succinctly
  • LEAN or six sigma skills an advantage 
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