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Investment Risk Manager

  • Category: Finance / Accounting
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Work Arrangement: Hybrid
  • Type: Full-time/Flex

Global Asset Management Firm seeking an Investment Risk Manager.
 

Hours/Schedule:  Full-time, flexible

 

Job Type: Direct

 

Location Requirements: Hybrid    

Rate: $145K plus bonus

 
Job Description: 
The Investment Risk Manager is responsible for handling risk for segments of the US and European platforms, including portfolio management activities as well as asset manager affiliate funds. Investment risk includes traditional ex ante risk and performance analysis as well as development of risk targets to ensure alignment of portfolio outcomes with client expectations as outlined in fund prospectuses and mandates. Risk monitoring and targets will involve market, credit, valuation, concentration, ESG, reputational, liquidity, capacity, and other relevant risks. This individual will also review investment processes, model validation, seed capital risk and new products as well as providing benchmark standards and constructive challenge to portfolio managers.

 
Responsibilities:  

  • Strategy and policy formulation, including risk appetite framework.
  • Governance, including formal risk committee meetings with all affiliates and the Board.
  • Risk Thresholds and targets.
  • Quantitative risk and performance measurement, analysis and reporting.
  • Implementation of data, analytics and systems to measure risk in traditional and real assets.
  • Independent review and ongoing monitoring of valuation and due diligent processes for real assets.
  • Reporting of key risks. Engagement with regulators, auditors and legal divisions.

Qualifications:  

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in risk management or modeling, preferably at a buy side asset management company. Cross asset class exposure will be view favorably.
  • Well-developed skills in financial risk, modeling, valuation and research, including programming skills (e.g., Python, Java, C/C++) and data science.
  • Undergraduate and master’s degree in a quantitative risk subject area, such as applied math, statistics, financial engineering or economics.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the capacity to engage at various levels of the organization as well as external collaborators.
  • A sound technical understanding of financial markets, products and risk
  • Excellent communication skills.

FlexProfessionals respects and seeks to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences of its candidate network. FlexProfessionals does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. The candidates whose resumes are shared with our business clients are selected on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.  

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