Search filter

Quantitative Risk Analyst – Global Equities

Job details



Date Posted

10 January 2018



Job Type


Job ID



Competitive Salary


An exciting opportunity to join a prestigious asset manager in the global risk team. As part of a small team, this role will provide day-to-day risk management support for the Portfolio Managers, primarily covering equity funds. Additionally, this role will play an active role in further development of systems and processes within the firm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide portfolio analysis to ensure that Portfolio Managers understand the different risks in the market
  • Participate in monthly risk management meetings with Portfolio Managers
  • Process and understand risk predictions made by risk models
  • Initially assist with running of, but increasingly develop, risk-management processes and be able to liaise with IT developers to implement the building of risk-management systems
  • 50/50 split between assisting the team with day-to-day duties and project-based development tasks

Candidate Profile:

  • Minimum 3 years relevant in an investment risk function in an asset management environment, ideally with experience in equities
  • Strong understanding of methods used in managing portfolio risk, as well as other types of portfolio analysis
  • Degree educated, technical/STEM subjects desirable
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to effectively communicate and influence senior stakeholders
  • Programming experience (VBA, Python, MATLAB, R and/or SQL)

Mason Blake acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Mason Blake is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.


Apply for this job

Please check our cookie policy for further information.

Return to jobs

Related Articles

dusted / 28 February 2018

Research analyst: buy-side vs sell-side

people working in office

dusted / 13 December 2017

Brexit and investment management recruitment


Connect with us for latest job alerts