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Market Risk Analyst (Job Ref:15565)

Investment Banking | Risk - Market | Permanent | Market Rate | City - London

THE COMPANY:

Our client is a multinational corporate and investment bank, they are seeking a Market Risk Analyst to join the team in London.

THE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Actively monitor markets to assess potential impact of changes on the Company’s clients trading exposures
  • Follow the trading day cycle and tasks with the emphasis on intraday risk monitoring and risk mitigation
  • Monitor limits for clients in accordance with the risks policies agreed by the Board Risk Committee
  • Report on breaches of risk management policies
  • Produce daily market risk reporting including risk dashboard for senior management
  • To assist the Manager of Market & Operational Risk in the identification, collection and analysis of risk information
  • Participate in the development of systems to assist in the evaluation and analysis of risk information
  • Be aware of and ensure compliance at all times with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements
  • Maintaining and updating in conjunction with the Market & Operational Risk Manager and the Chief Risk Officer the department’s internal Procedures and Policies.
  • To work closely with the Operational Risk Analyst in enhancing and implementing new MI reports for Operational, Market & Liquidity Risk. Enhancement and automation of risk reports and tools with Excel functions and VBA.
  • Production of weekly packaged report detailing liquidity position, latest Call Account exposures and rates together with Interest Rate Gap and Sensitivity Reports including commentary for benefit of Asset and Liability Committee
  • Providing on a weekly basis Market Risk Schedules to the Asset and Liability Committee detailing graphically the progress of key foreign exchange and interest rates including comments
  • Delivering management information efficiently and in a timely manner
  • Keep up to date with industry best practice and regulatory developments where this affects the risk management of the organisation
  • Ability to challenge scenario\stress testing
  • Managing own workload
  • Providing cover and assisting the Operational Risk Analyst

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Relevant experience in Market Risk
  • Degree in numerical/financial discipline desirable
  • Sound understanding of derivative and foreign exchange trading
  • Knowledge of Basel II, Basel III, Risk and Capital requirement
  • Knowledge of Regulatory practices within Risk and Finance in financial services
  • Understanding of VaR and other measures of market exposures and accounting knowledge
  • Strong IT skills, Microsoft Office package MS Excel Advanced (Essential) VBA (Desired).

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