Durlston Partners

Investment Risk Analyst

Up to £100k + bonus

An established Systematic Hedge Fund based in Central London is looking for an Investment Risk Analyst to join a team of 5, including the Chief Risk Officer.

Our client has been highly successful since inception a few years ago and has been considerably expanding over the past few months. This is an exciting time to join the firm and have a major contribution as part of their Risk department.


  • Taking ownership for the day-to-day operations of the Risk function
  • Validating and optimising margin methodologies across multiple counterparties and asset classes
  • Enhancing the existing reporting framework
  • Building and improving the Risk limits database and maintaining the quality of Risk data
  • Partnering with various internal teams and managing requests from Investor Relations, Compliance, Treasury, Finance and Portfolio Managers
  • Managing desk and fund level FX exposures
  • Assisting in adding new counterparties and funds to the daily Risk processes


  • Experience working in a similar position (ideally in another buy-side firm)
  • Excellent analytical and data analysis skills
  • Experience with scripting in Python
  • Deep understanding of financial markets and risk management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong mathematical background with BSc or MSc degree in a finance, engineering or other mathematical field

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