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Reputable buy-side institution offering asset management and wealth management services are looking for a "Risk Manager" to strengthen the "Equities Investment Risk team". The individual will be working for an International team of nine Risk Managers' and a broader Investment Risk & Performance team of thirty-six and will actively partake in project work to enhance the teams' proposition.
The successful individual will undertake the following;
Partner with Long/Short equity fund managers to explore and analyse exposures on their funds, adding value by providing insights to the investment process
Daily monitoring of the risk and performance of Long/Short equity strategies under your supervision
Produce timely risk analysis, improve internal risk processes and develop quantitative tools, including:
Analysis of risk factor exposures and factor-based attributions
Development of efficient risk dashboards
Liquidity risk and fund capacity estimation
Data manipulation and tool development with Python/R
Develop a deep understanding of the funds under your supervision, their investment processes and the risks imposed by to their specific portfolio exposures
Ensure sound risk modelling, challenge and enhance current risk solutions and evaluate external solutions. Manage relationships with external vendors
Presentations to clients and close collaboration with sales/marketing teams
Undergraduate degree in Finance or Sciences preferred (e.g core Sciences, Mathematics or Engineering)
A few years' experience, including experience focused on Long/Short Equity Risk
Professional qualifications such as FRM, CFPI, IMC or CFA an advantage
Knowledge of financial markets and factor-investing; particularly equities and related derivatives
Experience using risk and/or performance attribution solutions, preferably Axioma and Factset
Data savvy with an aptitude for programming) VBA, R or Python), databases (preferably SQL) and knowledge of Tableau
The individual will be through and have an eye for detail, in addition to being well-organised and efficient. The person will be able to work independently and communicate technical matters to various counterparties. Several years' working in a financial institution, the individual will be seeking to join a dynamic team to enhance their knowledge and skills.