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Market Risk Management Analyst - Systematic Hedge Fund

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: AYMN33
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Risk Management, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 26/01/2018
My Client, a prestigious hedge fund is looking to expand its market risk team.  This role would support the investment management activities covering all asset classes markets globally.  In this role, you will be supporting the CIO and PMs and given that it is a small risk team you will be expected to wear multiple hats and perform a wide variety of tasks.  The ideal candidate will have a great mix of technical and analytical skills with an in-depth knowledge of the financial markets. 

Some of the keys responsibilities include:
  • Performing portfolio risk analysis using a variety of factor models to generate the risk exposure and P&L attribution
  • Collaborate with the IT team to enhance the risk system 
  • Set market limits and run scenario analysis
  • Provide hedging strategies and findings to PMs.
  • Influence and design current and new risk processes.

Skills Needed:
  • 4-5 years of experience from an investment or asset manager or top investment bank
  • Must have multi-asset class experience
  • Exceptional Academic background in a quantitative discipline
  • Extensive Programming skills in R, Python. Also, Java and C+ are acceptable
  • Good understanding of mathematics and statistics
  • Excellent interpersonal and written skills
  • Out of the box thinker who is passionate about market risk management
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