• EUR55000 - EUR70000 per annum EUR
  • Luxembourg
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Selby Jennings QRF
  • 2018-09-03

Risk Officer | Luxembourg

  • Location: Luxembourg
  • Salary: EUR55000 - EUR70000 per annum
  • Job Type: Full time

Funds Risk Officer


A leading global financial services firm is looking to add a Risk Officer to join its Risk function in Luxembourg. The role will have a great deal of exposure to areas internally such as sales, structuring and the front office desk. The role will also be exposed to fund managers and board members of the funds the bank works with. The team is looking to double the size of its fund portfolio therefore the Risk Officer will also be involved in the pitching of new business to funds and be part of the selection of new funds looking to be part of the UCITS platform.

The Risk Management Team is responsible for the monitoring of the structured products and UCITS fund platform. This position provides the opportunity to be part of this award winning platform.


  • Monitoring of the different risk indicators according to the risk management process and risk policies implemented by the Company. For this purpose, you will be in charge of generating and analysing the different risk management reports covering the funds under management;

  • Carrying out fund compliance activities with a focus on the respect of investment restrictions set by the funds' offering memorandum / prospectus and eligibility analysis;

  • Supporting the Valuation Committee and pricing decisions in accordance with the valuation policy implemented by the Company;

  • Assisting in the due diligence and oversight activities of the different service providers appointed / to be appointed by the Company;

  • Preparing regular risk reporting to the Management Committee, to the Board of Directors and to the regulator.

Ideal background:

  • You have an academic degree in economics, financial management or a related mathematical field from a recognized business school or university;

  • You have sound knowledge of the risk management requirements and regulatory framework within an AIFM licensed Management Company;

  • You have gained at least 2/3 years' experience in the field of fund industry (including BIG 4); knowledge of risk management software / IT tools is an asset;

  • You have strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills;

  • You have excellent Excel skills; knowledge of Visual Basic programming is an advantage;

  • You are team player, well organized and able to work independently;

  • You have a proactive and hands-on approach;

  • You are fluent in English both spoken and written; French or German would be an asset.

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