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Job Overview

Quantitative Risk Analyst

Location: London Salary: £Competitive
Type: Permanent Contact: Matthew Storey
Posted: 5 months ago

Eames Consulting is currently partnered with an Investment Manager in London, searching for a Quantitative Risk Analyst to join their Risk Group Team

Seeking a Senior Quantitative Risk Analyst to join the risk group with a primary focus on investment research and support for managers on the long/short equity platform based in London. The candidate will be a point person with regards to all risk-related matters for portfolio managers and analysts in the region. He/she will help to build and maintain analytical models and data infrastructure used by proprietary applications, as well as provide daily operational support to the broader team, including researching ad hoc requests from portfolio managers and senior management.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Research the risk and portfolio construction questions of the fundamental analysts and portfolio managers
  • Assist with reporting deliverables used to communicate the output of risk models to portfolio managers, investors and firm management
  • Liaise with technology and support teams to help resolve daily production / operational issues and ensure data integrity / quality

Skills and Competencies

  • Experience in a PM-facing risk role
  • Experience working hands-on with multi-factor equity models
  • Exceptional coding skills, familiarity with Python, R or other scripting language
  • Strong mathematical and/or statistical modelling
  • Knowledge of matrix algebra and linear modelling
  • Previous exposure to quantitative role within a trading environment is a plus
  • Comfortable with analysis of large datasets, high-level attention to detail
If you are interested in this role, please apply below or contact me for more information.