Market Risk Analysts (AVP, VP), Top-Tier IB, London

  • £££ Excellent Base, Good Bonus, Benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Millar Associates
  • 24 May 18 2018-05-24

Viewed as one of the leading financial institutions in the world, this top-tier US Investment Bank seeks to expand its Market Risk division with the hire of a junior yet dynamic Front Office Market Risk Analyst. You will need 1 to 5 years’ experience managing risk for large derivatives portfolios across fixed income & currency markets / CDS trading and have strong investigative instincts and curiosity to explore risk issues with very confident communications skills.

Areas: Fixed Income, CDS, Currencies, Mortgages

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • 1 to 5 years’ experience in Market Risk Analysis at a leading financial institution
  • Strong, top-tier academic background (1st class preferred). PhD level junior quants will also be considered provided they can communicate very well
  • Good knowledge Fixed Income / FX or CDS or Hedge Fund Risk
  • In-depth knowledge of the Greeks for derivatives trading
  • VaR analysis (Core, Stressed, Event, IRC, etc.)
  • OR Hedge Fund portfolio / Prime Brokerage risk experience from a top PB player IB
  • Great personality and able to communicate technical information clearly to traders and senior management
  • Programming skills in Excel, VBA, SQL
  • A background working in Market Risk or Structuring or Quant research is desirable