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Equity Risk Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$115000 - US$155000 per year + Bonus
  • Job reference: 231153/001_1536190661
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Risk Management
  • Date posted: 05/09/2018

Premier North American Investment bank is seeking a hands-on Equity Risk professional at the senior AVP or junior VP level to join a dynamic market risk management team that is responsible for oversight of the equity trading desk. The investment bank has one of the strongest working cultures in the industry and is recognized as a leader in providing excellent career progression, benefits, and work/life balance.

The team is responsible for overseeing cash equities, derivatives, prime finance, capitals markets, as well as hybrids. On a day to day, the incoming individual will be expected to drive risk management for the equities portfolio.


  • Identify and evaluate market risk generated by the NA equities business
  • Accountable for top risks, outlier stress events, and ad hoc scenarios
  • Communicate with the trading desk, provide effect challenge assumptions and risk taking; Provide solutions for improved best risk management practices
  • Develop analytical tools to analyze risk and market data, portfolio risks as well as individual trades
  • Ensure that proper risk limits in regards to risk appetite
  • Contribute to the production of metrics used in stress testing processes


  • 3-12 years in market risk, risk management, or equity risk
  • Deep understanding of equities markets
  • Strong Market risk domain skill-set (VaR, PnL, scenario design, stress testing, etc)
  • Experience with portfolio risk measurement techniques including VAR and stress testing
  • Programming fundamentals a plus
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