Risk & Finance Manager

  • Experience level : Intermediate
  • Activity : SYZ Capital
  • Office : Zurich

Syz Capital is a Swiss-based Alternative Asset Manager specialized in private market funds and hedge funds. Syz Capital provides private and institutional investors unparalleled access to quality opportunities across liquid and illiquid alternative investment ecosystem. Uniquely positioned to understand the needs and challenges facing investors, SYZ Capital’s flexible platform offers diversified solutions across alternatives focused primarily on uncorrelated investments.

The Risk & Finance Manager will have an opportunity to be the architect of the business risk management department coordinating the interactions among the internal teams. Reporting to the COO, he/she will assist to oversee the risk management and finance aspects of the firm.

Your missions

Job description/ key responsibilities:

  • Operational Due Diligence on Hedge Funds
  • Monitoring of the investment risks linked to the funds, pre- and post-trade compliance checks, ensuring timely management, escalation and remediation of breaches, production of reports
  • Monitoring of investment risk on mandates (Discretionary and Advisory)
  • Monitoring of the Investment Constraints and  Risk on Private Equity
  • Member of the Investment Committee for Liquid Alternative
  • Production of reports to the attention of Risk Committee/CRO//EXCO/BOD
  • Firmwide Operational Risk. Work in collaboration with Group Chief Risk Officer
  • Organize and lead the SYZ Capital Risk Committee encompassing Hedge Funds and Private Equities
  • Support on the finance area : implementing models for calculating management /carry costs, etc.; Invoicing/Controlling revenue aspects of our products (Liquid Alt. ADV, Liquid Alt. AM and Illiquid PE)
Your profile

Professional experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance and/or CFA and/or FRM
  • Minimum 7-8 years’ experience testifying to sound knowledge in Private Markets and Asset Management (in alternatives boutique)

Technical skills:

  • Regulatory environment : AIFM / UCITS + CH a plus
  • VBA coding (and any other languages a plus - Python. Matlab, R, etc.)
  • Alternative soft and Webfolio – a plus
  • Bloomberg

Personality characteristics:

  • Team player, flexibility
  • Analytical skills, organized
  • Motivated and able to work under pressure
  • Strong drive and pro-active attitude, pragmatic
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • High integrity, independent and individually motivated
  • Self-driven and proactive in solving problems, mitigating risks and finding innovations

Language requirements:

  • French and English fluent

Location: Zurich ideally 

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