Senior Officer Risk Controlling (m/f/d)

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Finance in Motion is a global impact asset manager focused exclusively on sustainable development in low and middle-income countries. The company develops and advises impact investment funds whose blended finance structures bring together public and private investors to address climate change, strengthen biodiversity conservation, foster the sustainable use of natural resources, improve livelihoods, and promote economic opportunities.

Over the course of its operations, Finance in Motion has unleashed a cumulative total of EUR 7.0 billion toward these goals in Southeast Europe, the Caucasus, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa. In addition to investment activities, the funds also provide technical assistance to support investees, foster responsible finance, and maximize impact in the countries they serve.
Finance in Motion, established in 2009, has continuously demonstrated year-on-year growth and expanded into diverse regions and topics. In light of this sustained success, the company is currently in search of a Senior Officer Risk Controlling (m/f/d)

Working area: Risk Management

Location: Luxembourg

Working hours: Full time

Key Qualifications:
As a Senior Officer, you will assist the team in ensuring effective risk management and adequate oversight of the impact investments under the responsibilities of the Luxembourg branch AIFM. You will assist (and in some cases be responsible for) the performance of risk-related tasks as detailed below. In your role as Senior Officer, you will support the Conducting Officer for Risk in building out the Luxembourg Risk team, as well as training and coaching junior team members.

• Ex ante limit checks on new investment proposals to ensure limit compliance
• Align risk profile, risk limits and risk levels across risk types
• Produce risk reports for Senior Management, auditors and regulators
• Risk-based review of risk assessments on new transactions provided by the Advisor for debt funds
• Review action items on portfolio companies identified by the Advisor for debt funds
• Implement and review relevant risk policies and procedures
• Set risk appetite for new funds and determine their risk limits
• Maintain the Operational Risk Event Database
• Train junior team members on tasks assigned to them
• Interface with local Valuation, Portfolio Management and Compliance functions as well as staff in the wider FiM Group
• Advise the Business Solutions team on risk aspects for new businesses
• Organize Fund-level Risk Committees
• Advise the AIFM Board on all risk-related matters, in particular on review of business plans, liquidity risk management, monitoring & optimization of portfolio risks

What we expect:
• University degree in a relevant field (preferably in economics, finance, law, STEM or business administration)
• Relevant professional experience, preferably in the Luxembourg Fund Industry and in asset management, fund administration, audit of funds or within a law firm
• Experience in and passion for process automation (ideally including some coding skills in SQL and Python/R)
• Demonstrable commitment to Finance in Motion’s mission to do good for people and planet
• Dynamic, authentic, credible team player with entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to cooperate with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders in a multicultural context
• Ability to work autonomously in a structured manner
• Excellent communication and presentation skills in English (German is a plus)
• Experience with investments in impact funds and/or emerging markets is considered a strong advantage

What you can expect:
• An agile, widely diverse international working environment of over 60 nationalities that is keenly interested in making a positive difference through their work and who share a collaborative, can-do spirit.
• A job that allows you to fully utilize and expand your skills within an innovative, hands-on company culture.
• A purpose-driven, performance-oriented company that rewards above-average results.
• An organization dedicated to providing effective training and upskilling to its employees.
• A company that offers a flexible and amicable work environment, placing a high value on work-life balance.

We, a team of over 300 dedicated professionals across 16 regional offices worldwide, are committed to advancing sustainable development through pioneering finance solutions. If you relish tackling complex challenges hands-on and crave an adaptable and motivating work environment, we’re eager to connect with you.
Learn more about working at Finance in Motion here: Finance in Motion – Careers
Contact: Global Talent Acquisition I recruiting@finance-in-motion.com

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