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  • £Competitive depending on experience
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 21382

Your New Job Title: Risk Analyst, London

The Skills You'll Need: Risk analysis experience in finance, with a focus on market risk

Your New Salary: Competitive, depending on experience

Location: Central London

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

  • have risk analysis experience in finance, with a focus on market risk
  • have good liquidity risk, credit risk and operational risk knowledge
  • have advanced Excel modelling skills

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

About The Role:

  • As a new hire for the Risk team to support the growing business with main responsibility in risk reporting - the main focus is on market risk but good working knowledge of other areas (such as liquidity risk, credit risk, operational risk etc) are required as well to support a small risk team
  • Report to the Head of Risk
  • Other duties as delegated by the management

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

  • Daily monitoring and reporting of market risk vs approved risk limits: prop trading (position, IM, FX, tenor, Mifid II), lending rules, CF, P&L
  • Review of market risk limits - prop trading (outright/carry position, IM, FX, tenor, option, P&L), LME Select PTRM, TT trader limits etc.
  • Assess new trading desks/strategies and relevant limits
  • Support annual review of risk policies (risk management policy, market risk policy, operational risk policy, NPA, reverse stress testing, liquidity risk policy)
  • Daily assessment and reporting of liquidity risk
  • Monthly update of liquidity model parameter: CCP Default fund, largest margin movements, unmatched trades, client TPL etc.
  • Support the ongoing review, update and documentation of the liquidity risk model and assumptions.
  • Backtesting of the liquidity model assumptions
  • Review of stress testing scenarios used in liquidity assessment in light of new products, regulatory requirements and annual reviews
  • Monthly update of operational risk register: summary of risk events (booking errors, IT incidents…), trading errors
  • Support annual assessment of operational risk (ORCA) (key risks, KRI….) and reporting to ARC/Board
  • Support new product launch: market data, valuation and margin methodology validation and documentation, risk reporting of new portfolio and new risk data, design, and test risk report (position, valuation, risk, PnL)
  • Support annual review of new products through post approval evaluation
  • Maintain a risk register to highlight key business risk and report to risk committee
  • Support committee work: Risk Committee, Audit and Risk Committee - prepare agenda, meeting pack, minutes
  • Other risk reporting duties: Monthly MI, ARC/Board meeting MI (market risk, credit risk, liquidity risk, operational risk, NPA)
  • Support the credit risk team where required, such as daily reports, client assessments
  • Other ad hoc duties as assigned by the management.

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

  • knowledge and experience of best practice risk management and governance frameworks, methodologies, and practices
  • Proven ability to oversee a number of risk types, including market, liquidity, operational risk etc. with a focus on market risk
  • Knowledge of regulatory environment and key regulatory regime.
  • Experience with the commodities and energy market.
  • Strong financial analytical skills

Job status: Permanent

Start date: ASAP

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