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Risk Analyst

Fisher Investments UK London, United Kingdom

Overview

The Opportunity:

Fisher Investments UK is looking to fill a Risk Analyst position within the Compliance and Risk team. Reporting to the Risk Officer, you will help with the embedding of the risk management activities within the Risk Management Framework, ensuring the business can identify, evaluate and manage its risks, and increase the likelihood that it will meet strategic and business objectives. If you are looking for a great development opportunity, this role could be for you.

The Day-to-Day:

  • Help maintain Risk and Control Self-Assessment across all departments, ensuring the business updates the evaluation of risks and controls in accordance with the requirements of the Risk Management Framework
  • Work with the business to manage Operational Risk Events and Risk Issues to manage actual or potential impacts to our organisation, ensuring the recording and tracking the completion of agreed corrective action plans
  • Source data for existing and newly identified Key Risk Indicators
  • Provide support in risk management engagement in business change activities, including Client Propositions, Outsourcing and Vendor Management, and Business Process Change management activities
  • Help maintain the, FIUK, Policy Framework, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and, portal in which it is housed
  • Maintain and use risk management data to produce well written structured reports following FIUK's Risk Management methodologies and guidelines, capturing relevant Management Information for distribution to quarterly governance committees
  • Produce ad hoc presentations, and maintain risk training, for different departments
  • Help develop a risk culture across all departments

Your Qualifications:

  • Graduate or equivalent level of education
  • 3+ years of experience within a financial advisory or private wealth management firm, with working knowledge of Institutional fund management, fund structures, segregate mandates and FCA regulatory obligations.
  • Eager to work in a collaborative environment, across the UK business to manage risk and, globally on cross-entity risk framework programmes, and build trust in relationships
  • Experience managing multiple work streams and coordinating across several departments under strict timelines
  • Ability to interact with and present to all levels of the organisation including management and department heads
  • Proficiency with Microsoft tools such as Excel (can perform complex functions), Visio and PowerPoint

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Detailed approach to tasks and problems
  • A keen interest in engaging with and developing relationships, and assisting all departments in risk matters in order that they may achieve their goals through risk management and process enhancement
  • Desires to learn, question, challenge and influence, with a keen interest in acquiring and developing risk management skills and knowledge
  • Have a curious and challenging mindset and prepared to propose an alternative viewpoint
  • A desire to take ownership of tasks and ability to handle complexity
  • Project management experience would be useful

Why Fisher Investments Europe:

The global Fisher organisation distinguishes itself by putting clients first, providing unmatched service, and taking a personalised approach to investing. You can feel confident knowing that we align with our clients' best interests by using a simple and transparent fee structure and recognised European custodians.

It's the people that make the Fisher purpose possible, and to help our employees meet their long-term goals, we offer an array of benefits, including:

  • 100% coverage of the supplemental medical and dental premiums for you and your qualified dependents*
  • 28 days annual leave, increasing to 30 after 5 years of service, with the ability to purchase up to 3 additional days
  • Annual Health Screening for you and your qualified dependents*
  • 9% company pension contribution with an additional company match up to 5%
  • Two Pension Contributions methods to choose from
  • Monthly gym subsidy* and Cyclescheme programme
  • Interest-free season ticket loan available for purchase upon six months of employment**
  • Voluntary worldwide business and leisure travel insurance, including winter sports
  • Two Wellness Programmes (free, confidential and available 24/7)
  • Enhanced maternity pay subject to 12-months continuous service
  • A collaborative working environment that practises ongoing training, educational support and employee appreciation events

We take great pride in our inclusive culture. We value the different perspectives and unique skills you bring to the team – it makes us all better. Success at Fisher Investments is motivated by results, a collaborative mindset and a commitment to accomplishing great things – so if you are ready to do that, we are ready for you! Apply today to be a part of a team environment where you make a difference in the lives of people by bettering the investment universe.

FISHER INVESTMENTS EUROPE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

*Employees responsible for any benefit-in-kind taxes as classed by the HMRC

**Available only to regular full-time employees with at least a 12-month contract