Market Risk Manager VP - Credit/Equities

Recruiter
Selby Jennings Buyside
Location
Manhattan, USA
Salary
$140k - $170k
Posted
24 Nov 2022
Closes
01 Dec 2022
Ref
17896318
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The candidate would be responsible for providing Market Risk oversight for Secured Financing, Equity Convertible Bonds as well as other equity related businesses in the US, in addition to Market Risk aspects of Counterparty Risk. This would be a traditional Market Risk Manager role that will sit on the trade floor covering equity/credit, secured financing, Counterparty risk derivatives, interest rates, and foreign exchange with a focus on secured financing. Role would allow you hands on exposure to trading desks as well as high visibility to upper management. Candidate would be expected to work with other risk areas to set risk appetite and limits to align with business strategy.

The firm is targeting an individual that has at least 5 years of relevant experience, a BA or Masters (preffered), and a solid understanding of financial instruments including but not limited to loans, corporate bonds, equities, derivatives, and structured products.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide market oversight for Secured Financing
  • Work with traders and front office management
  • Identify/analyze Market Risk exposures at Counterparty level
  • Cover all risk metrics (VaR, Stress-Testing)
  • Work with quantitative development team to enhance existing models

Qualifications:
  • Bachelors/Master's degree
  • 5-7 years relevant experience in a risk management or trading role
  • Solid understanding of financial instruments
  • Proficiency in Excel/VBA
  • Excellent communication skills
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