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Hedge Fund - Risk Analyst

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: $100000 - $150000 per annum
  • Job reference: Hedge Fund
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Risk Management, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 11/08/2017
My client a Multi-Billion Dollar Global Hedge Fund is looking to expand their newly formed risk team by adding a risk analyst.  The fund has been around for over 20+years and is very prestigious.  In this role, you will be reporting directly to the CRO and will be responsible for working with portfolio managers and the management team to mitigate investment related risk.  The team is looking for an individual who comes from a strong quantitative and analytical background and can understand portfolio positions and develop hedging strategies. 

Responsibilities
  • Understanding of investment models and methodologies
  • Modeling life cycle and modeling best practices
  • Developing hedge strategies
  • Interacting with portfolio managers and explaining your findings
  • Provide insights on investment holding specifically commodities & futures
  • Manage and monitor portfolio and investment risk

Skills Required
  • Masters degree in computational finance, mathematics, engineering or a technical field
  • 2+ years of experience working in engineering/research and development environment focused on capital market products
  • Background in stochastic calculus & probability theory
  • Understanding of quantitative investment risk and control
  • Strong data and programming skills (C++, SAS, R)
  • Strong derivative and pricing knowledge
  • Analytical and quantitative background
  • Investment risk experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
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