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Risk Officer

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Compliance, Financial Crime, Cyber Security

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Octavian Donnelly

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0874

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Our Client

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our client's Risk Team in London as Operational & Investment Risk Officer (Manager). The firm is a leading regulatory platform based in the UK and Europe which manages 20+bn in assets.

The successful candidate will undertake a rewarding role of engaging with some of the best hedge funds trading on the firm's platform. The appointee will work closely with the business' clients, other Risk Officers, and the Operations and Compliance departments.

Main Duties

The successful candidate will be exposed to a wide spectrum of activities across the investment management industry. The appointee will be expected to help with the oversight of several established clients as well as contribute to regulatory reporting which includes Short Selling Regulation, Large Shareholding Reporting, Market Abuse Monitoring, etc.

You will also be responsible for a variety of functions, which include:

  • Risk and operational oversight of clients' portfolios. This will include independent verification and deep understanding of the risk metrics produced by the client firm

  • Monitoring of client trading activity and investment limits including timely documentation and communication of the ongoing monitoring performed on trading books

  • Internal and external reporting of risk statistics, exposures, controls and regulatory data, ensuring that these tasks are completed within specific deadlines

  • Helping clients with the set up of trading relationships

  • Continuous evaluation of processes and procedures to identify inefficiencies, make recommendations for improvements, and run these through with stakeholders

  • Perform other ad hoc work/special projects as necessary

Please note that the above summary provides a general list of certain key job duties, but is not intended to capture all responsibilities for this position or provide a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent to the job. Not all functions listed may be performed and other reasonable duties may be assigned to meet business needs, at the client's sole discretion.

Your Profile

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree, ideally in STEM

  • 5+ years of experience with solid understanding of financial instruments, hedge fund strategies and operations

  • Regulatory Reporting experience

  • Highly motivated and goal-oriented individual

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Bloomberg

  • Previous experience as a Chief of Staff/in the COO vertical desirable

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Octavian Donnelly.
Phone: 020 3778 0874
Reference Code: 11233

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.