Investment Risk Analyst

Janus Henderson Investors
Singapore, Singapore
28 Apr 2023
27 May 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Your opportunity

  • Work with Risk Managers in covering all aspects of investment risk, performance, and other relevant metrics to ensure portfolios are managed in the client's best interest.
  • Partner with investment teams on fund structuring and portfolio optimisation strategies to improve risk/return profiles profile delivered to investors.
  • Analyse risk attribution reports for use by the Portfolio Managers, Global Head of Investment Risk, Asset Class Heads, Chief Investment Officer and other interested users of the data such as senior management, marketing, and compliance
  • Assist with processes to ensure that accurate risk analytics are available on a timely basis.
  • Produce ad hoc reports for the business, focused on risk issues in the prevailing markets.
  • Support implementation and development of quantitative solutions for risk management.
  • Enhance the infrastructure supporting the generation of risk reports across different asset classes.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned

What to expect when you join our firm

  • Hybrid working and reasonable accommodations
  • Paid volunteer time to step away from your desk and into the community
  • Support to grow through professional development courses, tuition/qualification reimbursement and more
  • All-inclusive approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Maternal/paternal leave benefits
  • Complimentary subscription to Headspace - the mindfulness app
  • Corporate membership to ClassPass and other health and well-being benefits
  • All employee events including networking opportunities and social activities

Must have skills

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • High degree of numeracy and quantitative skills
  • Good knowledge of capital markets
  • Ideally 5+ years of experience in the financial industry; a strong understanding of fund risks and risk systems, as well as the strengths and weaknesses of them
  • Understanding of risk models and different investment processes
  • Some knowledge of derivatives (types, valuation/pricing, risks)
  • Knowledge of risk models and concepts such ad tracking error, VaR, and stress testing methodologies not expected but welcome
  • Excellent communication/ interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build relationships with key personnel such as fund managers and distribution
  • Ability to assimilate knowledge quickly with a desire to improve knowledge of all Janus Henderson products/funds

Nice to have skills

  • Some knowledge of Bloomberg, RiskMetrics, UBS Delta, Barra or similar systems beneficial
  • Intermediary Excel /VBA required; any knowledge of Python very beneficial

You will be expected to understand the regulatory obligations of the firm, and abide by the regulated entity requirements and JHI policies applicable for your role
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