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Investment Risk Senior Associate


An exciting new opportunity has come up for a Senior Associate/Executive to join our Investment Risk group. In this role, you will be a part of the team that handles substantive investment compliance responsibilities, including investment guideline and risk monitoring, breach investigation and resolution including root cause identification, and incident reporting.

At Macquarie, we are working to create lasting value for our communities, our clients and our people. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 54 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drive outcomes.

What role will you play?

You will work closely with traders, portfolio managers, compliance, and risk, along with other operational groups such as trade operations and client services. You will complete ongoing guideline set up, review, and maintenance to ensure accuracy of all account guidelines, instructions, and mandates. You will equally be involved in portfolio investment risk monitoring, risk analytics and review of portfolio risk profiles, applying your analytical and technical skills.  

What you offer

  • BA/BS degree with a focus in Finance, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, or other related fields.
  • Ability to interpret information quickly, with strong attention to detail and enforce investment limits when required.
  • Relevant work experience with investment guideline and risk monitoring, or comparable compliance experience desirable.
  • Good communication skills, including the ability to form relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Computer literacy - Excel required, ideally to an advanced level. VBA, R, Python, and SQL/database skills advantageous. Word, Access, and PowerPoint desirable.

We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.


Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria and location, include:

  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements 
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and minimum 25 days of annual leave
  • Primary caregivers are eligible for 20 weeks paid leave along with 12 days of transition leave upon return to work and 6 weeks paid leave for secondary caregivers
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing
  • Employee Assistance Program, a robust behavioral health network with counseling and coaching services
  • Recognition and service awards

About Macquarie Asset Management

In Macquarie Asset Management, you will join a global asset manager that aims to deliver positive impact for everyone. Join a team that is trusted by institutions, pension funds, governments, and individuals to manage billions in assets globally. We provide access to specialist investment expertise across a range of capabilities including fixed income, equities, multi-asset solutions, private credit, infrastructure, green investments, natural assets, real estate, and asset finance.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including color and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at www.macquarie.com/careers

Job no: MAM-976159
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Philadelphia
Category: Mid-senior, Mid-level, Asset Management, Compliance, Legal & Regulatory
Group: Macquarie Asset Management
Division: Risk
Recruiter: Janie Yellitz
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