Risk and Control Manager Risk and Control Manager …

Selby Jennings Buyside
in Cos Cob, CT, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 Jul 21
Negotiable
Selby Jennings Buyside
in Cos Cob, CT, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 Jul 21
Negotiable
Selby Jennings Buyside
A top Investment Manager is looking to hire a front-line Risk Manager to report directly to the CRO. The firm has an international presence and manages more than $70B in total assets. The firm's portfolios are primarily focused on fixed income (CLOs, private credit, etc.), but is currently in the process of further building out their equity assets.

A top Investment Manager is looking to hire a front-line Risk Manager to report directly to the CRO. The firm has an international presence and manages more than $70B in total assets. The firm's portfolios are primarily focused on fixed income (CLOs, private credit, etc.), but is currently in the process of further building out their equity assets.

This role will sit in the business and will directly support the investment guideline monitoring and oversight LOB. The firm is ideally looking for someone with 3+ years of experience, knowledge of risk controls, the ability to build internal and external relationships, knowledge of fixed income products, and someone eager to build a career for the long term.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify key risk factors of new funds, mandates, and investment strategies
  • Assess operational risks and design risk mitigation strategies before the launch of new funds and investment strategies
  • Propose risk limits and alert senior management in the event that any risk limits are breached
  • Monitor key metrics across market risk, credit risk and liquidity risk and escalate key risks depending on market conditions
  • Analyze the consistency of investment processes with risk/return profile
  • Work closely with the broader ORM team on risk assessments, heat mapping, controls certifications, and business continuity
  • Deploy risk standards and methodologies
  • Analyze pre-trade alerts
  • Manage daily post trade alert reports
  • Maintain databases and record any breaches

Qualifications:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Business, Finance, or Analysis
  • 3+ years of experience as a Business Analyst, Risk Analyst, or within Operational Risk
  • Experience working directly with front office teams
  • Ability to construct your own monitoring tools in VBA/SQL
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Knowledge of credit or broader fixed income
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