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Asset Management Risk Officer

  • Location

    London

  • Discipline:

    Risk Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £90,000

  • Consultant:

    Luke Nash

  • Email:

    lnash@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    LN/13762

  • Published:

    6 months ago

My client is a big four consultancy searching for A Risk & Capital Management Manager to work closely with Directors and Partners to deliver risk and capital management engagements to investment management clients. Areas of focus include:

  • ICAAP
  • Risk management frameworks
  • Articulation of risk appetite
  • Risk registers
  • Risk and control self-assessments (RCSA)
  • Risk monitoring.

The role also includes opportunities to deliver client presentations, contribute to thought leadership, work on business development, assist with project management and coach members of the team.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Deliver high quality risk and capital management engagements to top-tier investment management firms.
  • Know and apply risk and capital management rules and guidance for clients, based on a good understanding of investment management risks.
  • Be seen internally and externally as a technical specialist, providing ongoing support and technical assistance to colleagues and clients, building long-term beneficial relationships.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge in areas of specialism and industry trends.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations and seminars on risk and capital management to clients and internally.
  • Assist with the ‘Financial Reporting by Investment Managers’ publication in respect of the ICAAP, including: drafting of survey questions; analysis of responses; identification of trends; report writing; and participating in client meetings to share findings from the publication.
  • Build and maintain a strong network of relationships, for example internally with other risk and capital management specialists in banking and insurance. 
  • Take on junior engagement management responsibilities, specifically: internal client and engagement risk management procedures; budgeting; and project management.

 

Example Projects

 

Below are some example projects that we have worked on:

  • Established a risk management framework and risk register for the asset management division of a global investment bank
  • Designed a corporate governance structure and risk management framework for a European financial institution across banking, insurance and investment management
  • Assisted a global investment manager with addressing issues highlighted by the FCA, including helping design and implement a revised ICAAP

About You

  • You will have working knowledge of the financial services industry, in particular the investment management sector (including wealth management).
  • You will have experience of working at a consultant, regulator or investment management firm, focussing on operational risk.
  • You will have gained a good knowledge of operational risk management frameworks and practices in investment management and other financial sectors.
  • You will also understand the expectations of the FCA and how this impacts investment management and other financial services firms.
  • You will have had experience with ICAAPs and have a good understanding of CRD IV.
  • You will be able to adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment, taking on new challenges, grasping new technical concepts rapidly, whilst delivering work to a high standard of quality and demonstrating strong attention to detail.
  • You will have some experience managing and mentoring more junior members of staff.