Market risk analyst-risk reporting and analysis-London-Base Salary - £55,000 - £60,000 + bonus & additional benefits

Market risk analyst required for rapidly growing front office risk team in a leading investment bank in London.

On a daily basis, Market Risk is responsible for setting, monitoring, reporting and enforcing risk limits across all the trading areas of the Group.
In addition, Market Risk approval is required on all new deals and products prior to trading.
Whether it is an innovative exotic derivative structure, or the purchase of an entire trading business, Market Risk analysts work closely with the front office to ensure that the risks arising from the new venture are fully understood, and adequately constrained,

The bank is seeking a Market Risk Analyst to join the team in London.
This position offers an excellent opportunity to apply your technical and presentation skills in a commercial role, while gaining exposure to senior management and interacting with the Global Market Risk team.  

The market risk analyst will have the following responsibilities:
-Assist with monitoring and reporting risk metrics on a daily basis to senior management. In doing so, you will gain exposure to a wide range of businesses and products from around the globe,
-Daily production of accurate and timely internal market risk reports for risk management, front office and senior management. This will involve reconciliation of discrepancies of positions and sensitivities between Risk and P&L systems,
-Investigate to ensure movements in risk are correct,
-Responsibility for the running of the daily limit monitoring process.  Investigate breaches and issue breach notices and retain audit trail of responses,
-Respond to queries relating to market risk and limit monitoring as required,
-Provide cover for Head Office market risk reports as required,
-Assist with the production of other risk related report as and when required,
-Adhoc projects to improve and assist the team.

The successful candidate is likely to have the following background and skill set:
-Minimum education: tertiary degree in Engineering, Finance, Mathematics, Economics,
-Experience as a market risk professional in a dynamic international investment bank or financial consulting firm,
-Experience with collating high quality management presentations and written communications,
-Strong MS Excel skills and ability to learn new systems quickly,
-Flexible, inquisitive and lateral thinker.  Ability to interact with personnel at all levels and be comfortable when challenged,
-Strong analytical skills,
-Superior interpersonal skills and ability to build strong relationships within Risk Management and the Global Market Risk team.
If you fit with the above candidate specifications please send all applications by mail and we will get back in touch.

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