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New Job-Assistant Market Risk Analyst (Trading Oil)-London-rj

  • £Highly competitive + good benefits
  • Permanent
  • Central London, Greater London
  • Ref: 21121

Your New Job Title: Assistant Market Risk Analyst (Trading Oil)

Your New Salary: Highly competitive + good benefits

Job status: Permanent

Location: West London

Reporting to: Risk Manager

To be successful in this role our client has said it is essential that candidates: 

  • speak and write fluent English
  • have a degree (or above) in highly numerate subject, such as Mathematics (Statistics), Natural Sciences or Economics

If that means this job isn’t a match for you please view our other vacancies for one that may be a better fit.


An Assistant Market Risk Analyst is required to perform daily risk reporting tasks, and to develop and maintain a thorough understanding of the risks associated with the physical trading books. Additionally they will provide general assistance to the risk manager.

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

  • Preparation and distribution of P&L and exposure reporting to traders and senior management.
  • Explain the daily P&L swings
  • Preparation and distribution of Value at Risk reports, advising management of any limit breach and the potential action to be taken.
  • Daily validation of forward curves
  • Maintenance and improvement of system referential data
  • Development and improvement of risk reporting tools, metrics and measures.
  • Constant monitoring of the pricing exposure (flat prices, spreads, etc) and of the correct daily pricing out trades
  • Help traders on 'ad-hoc requests'

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Fluent English in speaking and writing
  • Educated to degree level or degree level qualification, ideally in a highly numerate subject, such as Mathematics (Statistics), Natural Sciences or Economics.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft office.
  • Able to communicate clearly and build a good working relationship with traders and senior management.
  • Fresh graduate is welcome; previous experience of working (through intern or sandwich course arrangement) in a regulated environment preferred but not essential.

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