Risk Information Analyst

Risk Information Analyst

 

 

The Risk Information Analyst is responsible for the analyzing market changes and explaining any exceptions with respect to the reported sensitivity, risk and P&L for specific portfolio managers and financial products.  Profile and requirements:

 

  • PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

-          Prior working experience in front-office, back-office, or middle-office

-          Knowledge of transaction processing systems and procedures relating to sensitivity (Greeks) and risk measurement.

-          Knowledge of and experience with as many as possible of: interest rate, credit equity, FX and commodities cash and derivative trading products

 

  • FRONT-OFFICE

-          Acts as interface for front-office (PMs, Execution) on issues regarding positions/portfolio sensitivities, valuation, P&L and risk

-          Knowledge of and experience with valuation, P&L, and risk management tools and concepts

-          E.g. experience with curve construction, valuation of cash and derivatives, production of trader-oriented P&L, P&L attribution

 

  • BACK-OFFICE KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

-          Acts as interface for back-office on issues regarding valuation, booking, trading-oriented P&L

-          Prior exposure to Reset and payment calculation management, settlements procedures and systems, collateral procedures, derivatives documentation

-          Understanding of NAV production and accounting

-          Familiarity with Accounting rules (FASB)

 

  • SYSTEMS KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

-          Standard cash product portfolio and order-tracking systems

-          Derivatives product valuation systems

-          Understanding and exposure to risk systems

-          String knowledge of Excel/Access required, macro building using VBA required.

 

  • INTERPERSONAL AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS

-          Ability to work with both front-office (PM), back-office and accounting areas

-          Strong communication skills. Ability to communicate with all levels of employees in verbal and written format. Prior experience maintaining documentation outlining standard procedures for conducting business.

-          Possess an ability to develop process efficiencies and seek continuous improvement within analytical functions

-          Ability to excel in a stressful environment, properly prioritize and manage several competing initiatives / responsibilities while meeting firm deadlines

-          Strong team player, willing to assist in additional responsibilities to leverage peers and serve as backup support


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