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AVP Market Risk Analyst

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$100000 - US$150000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
  • Job reference: 188611/002_1533596582
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Risk Management
  • Date posted: 06/08/2018

A premier investment bank is searching for an energetic and motivated Market Risk Associate to join the Market Risk Management group that is responsible for daily risk analysis and reporting on the trading/banking book. The Associate will conduct thorough analysis on risk management practices and create conclusive reports on findings. The Market Risk Associate will manage the transactional market risk environment to reflect internal risk policies, meet regulatory requirements, and support the existing risk infrastructure. The Associate will report to the Director of Market Risk and will synthesize reports as well as review risk management procedures in order to ensure an accurate control environment.

This firm is highly-regarded and known for offering competitive compensation, health benefits, retirement plans, 401(k) and career development programs. They are e-verified and are open to individuals who require visa sponsorship.

Responsibilities

  • Be an active member of the Market Risk Management team
  • Analyze, review, and translate market risk for the banking/trading book
  • Perform in-depth and thorough data analysis using various tools and programs
  • Create, update, and own risk reports, policy, and procedures
  • Serve as the first line to troubleshoot issues in order to maintain an accurate and timely control framework
  • Be an engaged member in thought leadership and spearhead presentations for the Director of Market Risk Management and various stakeholders
  • Perform ad-hoc risk analysis which will include VaR, PnL, scenario analysis, and stress testing

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree accepted if relevant work experience; Master's degree preferred
  • At least 2-3 years in risk management with a strong preference for experience in a market risk related function
  • Expertise in the risk domain skill-set, i.e. VaR analysis, PnL, stress testing, etc.
  • Understanding of US banking laws, regulations, and the overall risk management environment
  • Skill-set in Excel VBA and SQL
  • Analytical mind with knowledge of data analysis and data management
  • Desire to further your skill-set in risk management and grow with a fast paced market risk group as they expand over time
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