Market Risk Analyst

Lincoln Recruitment Specialists
Dublin, Ireland
€50,000 - 80,000 DOE
Sep 07, 2017
Sep 30, 2017
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Our Client is one of the largest asset managers in the world and provides auxiliary services to their hedge fund clients. This is a client facing role where an understanding of the risk process is key. Knowledge of what dynamics alter the investment landscape in terms of risk profile are especially important.


  • Strong analytical knowledge on various product types inclusive off Derivatives, Fixed Income & OTC.
  • Strong understanding on risk techniques and valuation methods:
    • Value At Risk -V.A.R
    • Stress Testing
    • Exposures
    • Greeks
  • Plays key role in development and maintenance of risk management, analytics and reporting services.
  • Assist on specifying new functionality for further operational improvements/efficiencies.
  • Reconcile risk analytics vs accounting and independent data. Investigate further where necessary.
  • Provide support & address client inquiries; demonstrate firm understanding of the product to end users.
  • Assist in the on-boarding of new business wins.
  • Sound I.T. knowledge, including knowledge of the software development life cycle, and basic database knowledge.
  • Experience in managing small groups.


  • Degree in Finance/Economics or related field.
  • FRM or CFA qualification an advantage.
  • Strong experience in Financial Risk Services/Investments.
  • Strong understanding of financial markets and risk management techniques.
  • Strong analytical ability and problem solving skills.
  • Highly motivated, multi-task capable and willingness to learn and develop within role.
  • Proven work experience with SQL query and Advanced Excel.
  • Bloomberg and/or Reuters knowledge

Salary: €50,000 - 80,000 DOE

Interested applicants should contact Michael Costello for a confidential discussion on 01 6610444 or email mcostello(@)