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Risk Manager – Business Control (m/f/d) at FWU Invest S.A. – CDI

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Job title: Risk Manager – Business Control (m/f/d) at FWU Invest S.A. – CDI

Company: Forward You

Job description: We are a successful and dynamic management company based in Luxembourg for more than 20 years.

We are currently looking for a Risk Manager – Business Control. We offer a dynamic and international atmosphere.

The Risk Manager – Business Control assists the Conducting Officer in charge of UCITS Administration, Risk Management and Valuation in a hybrid-role designed to ensure business and investment risks of the Management Company’s operations remain within risk appetite.

The Risk Manager – Business Control will be involved in the following tasks:

Risk Management:

  • Manage, monitor and report on the various risks to be supervised by a Chapter 15 UCITS Management Company and where applicable as AIFM;
  • Monitor compliance of investment limits and restrictions;
  • Handling of breach related matters;
  • Maintain regular relationships with regulatory authorities, various external delegates: central administrative agent, registrar and transfer agent, internal audit etc.;
  • Monitor Commissariat aux Assurances (CAA) and Reglement grand-ducal (RGD) insurance investment restrictions on behalf of our sister company, FWU Life Insurance Luxembourg;
  • Create and follow up on Key Performance Indicators; deliver regular and ad-hoc risk reporting to Senior Management and the Board of Directors;
  • Ensure that procedures, rules and regulations are up-to-date and adhered to;
  • Strive to improve and develop risk management and oversight processes across the business and ensure that funds are robustly governed;
  • Investigate and resolve any client queries, fund discrepancies or regulatory queries.

UCITS/AIFMD – Related delivery:

  • Manage the set-up of new funds, changes to fund structures and implement the appropriate structural changes such as new monitoring processes with procedures documented;
  • Update, review and assist in the production of fund-related documentation such as fund supplements and KIIDs, to a high degree of accuracy and completeness via fostering a collaborative culture with both internal and external counterparties such as legal;
  • Assist with the compliant operational setup in relation to new funds, changes to fund structures and registration requirements imposed by CSSF and local regulators where funds are distributed;
  • Deliver semi-annual risk reporting to the regulator and assist with review and implementation of new risk-based CSSF Circulars;
  • Implement and at times co-ordinate UCITS/AIFMD initiatives and projects to successfully deliver new developments and enhancements via a continuous improvement mindset.

Monitoring and oversight:

  • Perform initial and ongoing Due Diligence on delegates and other key service providers such as investment advisers;
  • Monitor and assess the performance of each delegate on a regular and ongoing basis via a risk-based approach;
  • Document and review monitoring and oversight procedures where delegated services are provided by a 3rd party;
  • Completion of on-site visits for key delegates on a regular basis;
  • Respond to Due Diligence Questionnaires whenever exercise is conducted upon FWU Invest S.A.

Your Profile:

  • University degree in Finance, or similar
  • 5-10 years‘ experience working within the field of Risk Management, Governance, Asset Management and/or Investment Banking
  • You have ideally a good knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework which applies on the Management Company and AIFM, particularly the CSSF Circular 18/698 and the AML regulatory framework
  • You have interest in, and knowledge of programming language is considered an advantage ie. SQL, Python etc.
  • Professional command of English (written and spoken), French will be considered an advantage
  • You have a strong sense of confidentiality and initiative
  • You are highly professional and have a strong teamwork ethic
  • You have a positive mindset and embrace change in a fast-pace environment
  • You have excellent analytical, organizational and written communication skills
  • You have the ability to work independently, are flexible and you learn quickly

Required skills:

  • Effective numerical, literacy and written communication skills
  • Robustly analytical and able to rapidly identify root cause and problem solve
  • Experience working within a dynamic and agile environment
  • Highly organised in the face of large amounts of data
  • Able to quickly grasp the end to end flows of a process

In return for your passion, commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer a competitive remuneration package, a great team culture, ongoing training and a progressive career within an independent and international firm.

If you are enthusiastic about creating value within a creative and dynamic environment, this is the right opportunity for you!

We are looking forward to getting to know you! Please send your Curriculum Vitae via our Recruiting platform “Softgarden”.

Your contact person:

Victoria Ginsbach, Head of Human Resources Luxembourg
victoria.ginsbach@forwardyou.com

The position is available in Autumn/Winter 2022.

A clean criminal record not older than three months will be requested at the hiring stage.

Only candidates who are EU nationals or currently hold a valid Luxembourg work permit can be considered for this position.

Expected salary:

Location: Luxembourg

Job date: Sat, 30 Jul 2022 05:13:33 GMT

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