Investment Risk Analyst / Manager

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BMO Global Asset Management
  • 17 Jan 18 2018-01-17

BMO Global Asset Management is among the broad range of highly diversified financial services provided by BMO Financial Group – which was established in 1817, as Bank of Montreal. Our innovative financial services are available throughout North America and across the globe.

Summary of role
We are currently looking for an Investment Risk Analyst / Manager to join a team of five to further expand and deepen the investment risk oversight function in its core task of modelling, monitoring, reporting and controlling investment risks as they arise within and across mandates and portfolios along with the necessary IT skillset to support this requirement. 

Key responsibilities

Contribution to ongoing investment risk oversight of funds across asset classes

  • Strong focus on further automation efforts
  • Participation in performance and risk review committees
  • Effective interaction and dialogue with investment desks 

Key skills

  • Broad knowledge of asset classes and markets including FX, equity, fixed income, credit, etc – familiarity with LDI market and structures beneficial
  • Understanding of risk models and their shortcomings through standard third party implementations – any of APT, Point, Barra, Riskmetrics, etc
  • VB/VBA/SQL coding ability highly desirable
  • Awareness of regulatory landscape (AIFMD/UCITS) 

Principal internal / external contacts

  • Investment risk oversight team members
  • The wider risk, compliance and product management group(s)
  • Investment desks and fund managers
  • Risk committee members
  • Vendors and outsourced services providers

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the requirements, please apply here submitting a copy of your CV. 

Deadline for applications is 1 March 2018