Investment Risk Analyst

London, United Kingdom
Permanent - Full Time
NatWest Group
Job category
Asset Management - Front Office Markets
Closing date for applications: 28/01/2022

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This role is based in the United Kingdom and as such all normal working days must be carried out in the United Kingdom.

Join us as an Senior Investment Risk Analyst, Associate Director Level

  • As an Investment Risk Analyst, you’ll be providing the bank with advanced financial analytics to support our investment decision making process
  • With great exposure, you’ll be engaging with and proactively challenging investment management teams from an investment and market risk point of view to help resolve any arising issues and support effective decision making
  • This is an opportunity for you further develop your financial knowledge and quantitative skills, in an environment where we take a real interest in your development

What you'll do

We’ll look to you to assist with market risk insights and maintain the investment risk management framework, particularly Fixed Income assets. With great attention to detail, you’ll be producing timely and accurate risk quantitative analysis, as well as preparing risk reports for investment decisions boards.

You’ll maintain your strong knowledge of multi-asset portfolios management, particularly Fixed Income focused strategies.

As well as this, you’ll be:


  • Reporting and flagging risks, work closely with the Investment Team to improve our investment performance further
  • Maintaining existing risk models / help enhancing them in line with Regulation and Investment Team needs
  • Providing market risk insights on Fixed Income market and products to Head of Quantitative Risk
  • Analysing forward looking market stress scenarios to stress test our funds
  • Monitoring liquidity risk for all Coutts funds to meet regulatory requirements
  • Monitoring our core portfolios under the in-house risk framework and carry out necessary enhancement to the risk framework
  • Developing and maintaining the risk database and ensure all risk models and data are up-to-date
  • Carry out bespoke risk and analytics for HNW clients

The skills you'll need

We’re looking for someone with strong knowledge of risk measurement techniques and an excellent understanding of financial markets and investment theory. You’ll have experience in an analytical role, such as investment risk management or quantitative research, alongside a technical background with excellent problem solving skills.

You’ll also need experience in an asset or wealth management firm or hedge fund, paired with a strong understanding of risk models used by wealth managers and clients suitability issues.

Additionally, you’ll need:

  • Strong Investment and Fixed Income knowledge; Fixed Income portfolio management experience
  • Strong coding experience; MATLAB preferred
  • Good database knowledge; SQL preferred
  • Knowledge of ESG preferred

If you need any adjustments to support your application, such as information in alternative formats or special requirements to access our buildings, or if you’re eligible under the Disability Confident Scheme please contact us and we’ll do everything we can to help.