Our client is a multi-billion Hedge Funds with headquarters in the USA. As the European branch is being launched in Geneva, we are looking for a:

Chief Risk Officer (European branch)

As a member of the Executive committee, you will join an entrepreneurial team which manages global fixed income investments (high yield, distressed and private debt…) and launches regulated funds.

Job Description:

  • Set up a risk controlling process, satisfying FINMA and CSSF, in liaison with the Global Risk Officer and the Funds Administrator.
  • Monitor and control the Compliance process and reports, coming from a delegated authority.
  • Value complex financial instruments (like private debt warrant, distressed exchange or warrants… with primary models) and control the valuation with the different entities.
  • Monitor the funding and the liquidity parameters of different products and evaluate the counterparty risk of the funds, in contact with the Management Company of the Fund.
  • Monitor UCIT’s fixed income funds and value fixed income products. He will monitor the NAV of the funds and perform regular performance analysis.
  • Monitor ESG parameters of the investments and control that investments are aligned to ESG regulation.
  • Liaise with auditors of the company and the funds, manage the accounting reporting and prepare reports to the board.
  • Be part of the investment process by bringing its expertise and risk approach to private investments, special situations and distressed.
  • Being part of an entrepreneurial project, the CRO will participate in the development of the firm and assume some operational responsibilities.

Required Profile:

  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience as CRO, COO, CCO or CFO within an Asset Management Firm, or a similar position within a regulated entity.
  • Prior expertise with Luxembourg and Swiss authorities CSSF and FINMA.
  • Ability to monitor, control and report the risk exposure of the investment team.
  • English and French fluent.

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