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Risk Analyst

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Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/SIMR/33130
Contact Simeon Randell
Date posted 19-11-2019

Leading Global Macro Hedge fund is looking for a Risk Analyst as part of organic growth. Working within the global risk team, you will provide risk analysis and monitoring, enhancing risk processes and dealing with issues and challenges presented in a pro-active fashion.

RESPONISBILITIES:
• Providing broad coverage for pricing and risk for all asset classes
• Analysing, assessing and reporting risk at both the individual portfolio manager level and overall firm level
• Collaborating with portfolio managers and traders on investment strategies and portfolio risk exposure
• Identification and scenario stress testing of tail risks, liquidity analysis of portfolios and running performance/portfolio analytics
• Conducting quantitative research and statistical modelling for portfolio risk
• Maintain a solid understanding of positions and market awareness in our significant positions
• Work will combine coverage of UK, US and Asia portfolio managers through daily reporting and global Risk team projects
• Work with technology department to ensure that proper risk management technology needs are addressed and kept best-in-class
REQUIREMENTS:
• Experience within a similar role, having gained a solid understanding of relevant markets, strategies and products
• Experience of Python/SQL
• Experience with building pricing models, risk models, time series analysis, portfolio optimisation
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
• Ability to network & build collaborative relationships with portfolio managers and the ability to highlight material risks to senior stakeholders
• Strong academic background in mathematics, finance or similarly related

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