• Investment Risk Manager Luxembourg
  • Axis in Luxembourg, , Luxembourg
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

The Risk Manager will be responsible for risk-related tasks in our UCITS and AIFMD fund business, ensuring compliance, conducting risk analyses, and supporting projects. The role requires strong analytical skills, project management capabilities, and a minimum of 5 years' experience in financial risk management. Fluency in English and a relevant university degree are essential qualifications.
• *Description**

The Risk Manager will primarily handle risk-related tasks in relation to our UCITS and AIFMD fund business to ensure compliance with regulatory and internal guidelines. The main goal is to identify, monitor, and continuously report on all risks associated with our funds. The Risk Manager will be responsible for daily business tasks in accordance with current practices, assisting with project-related tasks, and addressing special requests. The overall objective is to maintain high-quality risk measurement processes and continuously identify, report, and implement areas for... improvement in terms of quality.
- Assist the Head of Risk Management and other team members as needed.
- Ensure accurate execution of daily business tasks and risk reporting.
- Monitor the risk of the funds in accordance with regulatory and Group internal requirements (UCITS, AIFMD).
- Maintain precise documentation of processes and report to Senior Management, Board of Directors, and Regulators.
- Provide comprehensive reports on all Risk Management matters to the Board of Directors, relevant Committees, Senior Management, and local Regulators.
- Conduct risk analyses across all areas covered by the Risk department.
- Support the development, implementation, and maintenance of effective controls within the risk management department.
- Assist with projects and handle ad-hoc requests/tasks within the realm of Risk Management.
- Support due diligence activities related to delegated risk management activities.
- Collaborate with internal and external Auditors.
• *Profile**
- University Degree in finance, mathematics, or another quantitative field.
- CFA, FRM, or a similar qualification is considered an advantage.
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in the banking/financial sector, preferably in risk management within a Management Company (ManCo).
- Strong knowledge of the Luxembourg fund industry and familiarity with CSSF and ESMA regulatory requirements and principles.
- Sound understanding of applicable UCITS & AIFMD regulations and the local regulatory environment.
- Thorough understanding of financial markets and risk management, along with expertise in professional risk management systems, measures, models, and best market practices.
- Fluent in English, with proficiency in any other major European language seen as beneficial.
- Excellent practical skills in using the MS Office suite, including Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint.
- Strong communication, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
- Ability to support the implementation and effective execution of short
- and medium-term plans.
- Proficient in project management.
- Capable of working under pressure and managing multiple deadlines in an efficient and organized manner.
- Possesses a practical problem-solving attitude.
- Highly motivated and intellectually curious.
- Good understanding of the business context


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