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Hedge Fund - Risk Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: $185000 - $225000 per annum
  • Job reference: NYC Risk Lead
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Risk Management, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 28/03/2018
Top Buy Side Firm is looking for a Team Lead Market Risk for their New York business to join under the CRO.  The role is NYC risk lead, but it’s a small office (3-4 PMs, 1 analyst, 1 quant, 1risk)The Risk team is heavily involved in the investment process  - portfolio analysis and helping the PMs make money (no trade decisions, but input on sizing, portfolio composition, challenging all aspects). This is a very demanding role so integration into team is key and you need to earn trust of the room.  This role goes well beyond “trader-facing” –you are apart of the team.  The role reports to the CRO and CIO and you will need to be savvy enough to navigate both sides. The NYC team is new and still getting traction – not an established unit yet so you will be an integral part of that. 

  • Portfolio analysis and assisting the PMs
  • Lead initiatives to enhance capabilities and streamline infrastructure
  • Portfolio construction and input on sizing
  • Ensure the accuracy of captured risk and stress results 

  • 7+ years experience in risk management specifically coming from a prop shop or Hedge fund
  • Proficient Knowledge in rates and the ability to interface with PMs
  • Strong quantitative and analytical background
  • Ability to analyze a portfolio and produce reviews highlighting risk
  • Excellent written and presentation skills
  • Help assess the allocation of risk and capital to various businesses

If you are interested in the role please apply in with an updated resume in word format.


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