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Volatility Hedge Fund Risk Analyst

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Salary: Competitve
  • Job reference: 303061/006_1559685224
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Risk Management
  • Date posted: 04/06/2019

A growing hedge fund is looking for a bright and solutions oriented risk analyst to join their team! This firm is responsible for launching and managing hedge funds, investing in equity markets on a global scale. This essential hire will be a key player in bolstering risk management covering a growing OTC Vanilla and Structured Product Practice on a global scale as well as supporting their high volume historical business. This is a high exposure role located in sunny San Francisco, where you will be reporting directly to senior management and highly competitive pay and benefits!

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Creating, monitoring and validating internal and external risk reports

  • Communicating risk violations and facing off with traders to ensure compliance

  • Running ad-hock reports with SQL, VBA and/or excel

  • Running risk calculations and daily OTC/FX calculations

  • Assisting on risk system onboarding and building out the current system

What We Would Like From You:

  • At least a Bachelor's degree within a quantitative discipline; advanced degree encouraged

  • At least 3 years working in Risk or Trading at a hedge fund or bank operationally managing risk

  • Prior experience with portfolios covering listed/OTC derivative contracts

  • Experience managing either FX, commodity or fixed income derivative portfolios

  • Exposure or direct experience with implementing, applying and understanding market risk models

  • Strong Communication and presentation skills

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