Risk Officer For Alternative Investments


Role: Risk Officer For Alternative Investments
Location: Limerick, Ireland

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Limerick                                  

We have an opportunity for a Risk Officer role in the Alternatives Department within FundRock Management Company S.A. The company provides third-party management company services to EU-domiciled collective investment schemes in accordance with European regulations. The Risk Officer will report to the Senior Risk Officer For Alternative Investments based in Luxembourg.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in performing the regular Risk and Investment Compliance checks for the AIFs, focusing on Real Estate, Private Equity, Private Debt, and Infrastructure strategies.
  • Escalate any issues to the Senior Risk Officer For Alternative Investments based in Luxembourg.
  • Prepare the regulatory reporting for the CSSF (e.g., AIFMD Annex IV) and other regulators as applicable.
  • Assist in establishing the risk profile of the AIFs.
  • Eligibility assessment of products and strategies within the investment portfolios.
  • Assist in reviewing the Risk Management Policies/Procedures, the Private Placement Memorandums, the Service Level Agreements, and any other documents in line with client requirements.
  • Actively support the portfolio management function by performing pre-trade Risk and Investment compliance checks.
  • Communicating and managing relationships with clients and external parties relating to the Fund’s setup.
  • Participation in different projects (e.g. SFDR / Sustainability Risk implementation).
  • Masters in Finance / Economics.
  • Good knowledge of risk management techniques, regulatory framework, and financial products.
  • Appetite for professional certifications (e.g. FRM, CFA, etc.).
  • 1-3 year’s previous experience in audit and/or risk management (incl. investment restrictions monitoring).
  • Interested in the Real Estate, Private Equity, Private Debt, and Infrastructure strategies. Previous experience with those asset classes would be considered as a plus.
  • Team spirit and communication skills.
  • Flexibility and ability to manage various tasks.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
  • Advanced computer skills, particularly in Excel (good knowledge of VBA would be considered as a plus).
  • High standards of quality and numerical accuracy.

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

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If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organisation, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to our dedicated email address: recruitment@apexfunds.ie


Posting date: 13/10/22
PID: 14130

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