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Risk Officer

  • Location:

    City of London

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  • Contact:

    Octavian Donnelly

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  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0874

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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​​Our Client

Our client, a leading regulatory platform based in the UK and Europe, is currently looking to hire a Risk Officer to join their fast-growing Risk team.

The successful candidate will engage with some of the best hedge funds in the industry, overseeing several established clients and contributing to regulatory reporting. This role will work closely with the firm's other Risk Officers, as well as the Operations and Compliance departments.

Main Duties

You will be responsible for a variety of functions. Main duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Risk and operational oversight of clients' portfolios

  • Monitoring of client trading activity and investment limits

  • Internal and external reporting of risk statistics, exposures, controls and regulatory data

  • Conduct any other ad hoc work or special projects, as needed

  • Evaluate processes and procedures in order to identify inefficiencies and make recommendations for improvements for the firm's stakeholders

Your Profile

  • Educated to a degree level

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience with a solid understanding of financial instruments

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Bloomberg

If you wish to know more about this role, please get in touch with Octavian Donnelly.
Phone: 020 3778 0874

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.

Remote Working

We are currently looking for regionally-located Compliance professionals from the following areas who would be interested in working for London firms on an interim working from home basis: Kent, East Sussex, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Surrey or Hampshire.

We are also interested in hearing from candidates in Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, Winchester and Salisbury.