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Portfolio Risk Manager - Investment Monitoring

Posted 24 January by Eames Consulting Group Easy Apply Ended

A pioneering and highly entrepreneurial specialist asset manager has recently begun their search for their first middle office appointment and someone who can help carve out an effective risk and portfolio monitoring function for the business. The company operate in a high growth area of funds management and have grown year on year since their inception only a few years ago. This role is a unique opportunity suited to someone who may have straddled finance and risk with a background in asset management, private equity or retail/commercial lending essential. The business has an incredibly complex portfolio of investments and is looking for someone who can help understand and manage their risk profile, whilst managing a number of highly crucial internal and external relationships with key stakeholders.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Establish scalable risk management procedures for the monitoring of investments
  • Maintain a list of key commercial and financial information on live deals and ensure these are reviewed and analysed on a regular basis
  • Use professional judgement to escalate potential warning signs to front office / CFO as required
  • Build open and honest relationships with management teams at investee companies
  • Take a lead role in preparing monthly deal review pack
  • Assist with distressed investments on an ad hoc basis as required
  • Ensure robust corporate governance procedures are in place for investee companies
  • On-going compliance monitoring
  • Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement with regard to the conduct of financial processes

Your background:

  • Degree educated or equivalent and in all likelihood you will hold relevant professional qualifications - ACA, CA, ACCA, ACMA, CFA or equivalent
  • A background that has likely included experience in finance, risk and/or compliance in an asset manager, private equity house or retail/commercial lender like a challenger bank
  • Organised, disciplined and tenacious and comfortable working with both financial and non-financial information
  • Personable and professional, with the confidence to earn respect of internal and external stakeholders
  • Tough, independent thinker
  • Strong written and numerical skills

This is an incredibly rare chance to carve out a role from scratch at a hugely impressive business with significant plans to grow their footprint in the UK and Europe over the next 5 to 10 years. Salary on offer is c£90-120,000 (DOE) plus benefits and a very healthy annual bonus.

Required skills

  • Corporate Governance
  • Middle Office
  • Risk Management
  • Portfolio Risk

Reference: 33521329

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