Risk Manager Funds

Overview

The Senior Risk Manager will assist the CRO with the development of large-scale risk advisory projects for high profile platforms, from Management Companies to fund clients.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supporting clients servicing through risk and regulatory reporting. This must be done in a timely and accurate fashion, escalating issues as they arise.
  • Produce and check regulatory filings for a range of different filing requirements.
  • Be proficient in problem solving, striving to use own initiative to take ownership of the task.
  • Interpretation of analytics across all asset classes (equity, fixed income, credit, interest rate,etc) and communication of results.
  • Performing data management and manipulation using a range of tools.
  • Work on a regular basis with both internal and external systems such as RiskCore, RiskMetrics, and Bloomberg.
  • Perform reconciliations on a range of data, accounting, compliance checks and risk analytics.
  • Play an active role in the supervising, management and mentoring of junior staff and your direct reports on the team and participate in on the job training for new hires.
  • Work co-operatively with other groups in different locations and time zones.
  • Attends presentations to clients and potential clients when required to present and discuss risk.
  • Attend quarterly fund board meetings and update directors on any relevant items as required.
  • Actively participate in fund governance meetings, management meetings and committee meetings and attend technical training when required.
  • Work co-operatively with other groups in different locations and time zones.
  • Provide adequate documentation and backup of all operational processes.
  • Assisting CRO with ad-hoc client and internal queries.
  • Actively helping and contributing towards the future planning of the team.
  • Liaising with other teams in relation to new fund launches and helping onboard new clients and funds.
  • Aspire to be the proficient in UCITS, AIFMD, funds, especially with respect to risk management.
  • Communicate with clients to ensure satisfaction with the service provided and to resolve any potential issues.
  • Follow and enhance existing procedures, to solve routine problems and help in the development of new procedures as required.
  • Keep abreast of regulatory changes
  • Independently liaise with fund service providers as required.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.
  • Be driven, inquisitive and be able to self-manage.
REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education: A minimum of a 3rd level Degree in Finance, Business or other similar field is required.
  • A Master’s Degree in a Finance or Mathematical field or a related professional qualification is highly desirable.
  • Experience: The successful candidate will have worked for at least 5 years in a risk or regulatory related role preferably within the funds industry.
  • They will have some experience in dealing with both external and internal clients and will have worked as part of a team.
  • Experience managing staff is required.
  • Knowledge of or previous exposure to some regulatory filings is required, including but not limited to, AIFMD, UCITS, CPO-PQR, Form PF, Solvency II, OPERA, EMIR.
  • They will have had either exposure to or have knowledge of a number of risk measurements including Value at Risk, Stress Testing, Liquidity Analysis, Greeks, Back Testing and will have a strong knowledge of a range of instruments including derivatives.
  • Experience of using Bloomberg and other data providers preferred in addition to experience of using SQL

Conor Byrne, Director, Banking and Financial Recruitment - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

With over 15 years of experience working in Financial Services in Sydney, Dublin and Hong Kong, Conor joins e-Frontiers as Director of Banking and Financial Services. He has worked for State Street and previously for Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan, Conor brings a wealth of international experience within Financial Services. Having Managed large teams and being a hiring manager himself, Conor has a strong knowledge and hands on experience across a range of financial products, instruments as well as regulatory requirements. With Domain experience and a large network across a number of areas Conor and team add value to both Clients and Candidates

Specialises in: Hedge Fund administration, Private Equity, Asset Management, ransfer Agency, AML/KYC, Custody, Middle office, Compliance