Hedge Fund Risk Analyst for multi-billion dollar NYC based HF

Integrated Management Resources
New York, NY, USA
May 17, 2018
May 23, 2018
Job Function
Hedge Funds
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

The Risk team is responsible for three primary functions:

(i) calculate risk measures; identify and quantify risk,

(ii) work with PMs and investors on portfolio risk management and

(iii) analyze/backtest quantitative trading strategies and risk scenarios. This role will cover all three areas and responsibilities and will evolve as the individual develops knowledge of firm's portfolios. This is an excellent learning opportunity with growth potential to portfolio management. We are seeking a team player with very strong work ethic, analytical skills, and intellectual curiosity.

Responsibilities Include:
· Reports to the Chief Risk Officer
· Prepare risk reports, communicate content and offer suggestions for improvements
· Identify, monitor and work with PM to manage risks in the portfolio
· Assist PMs and investors with deep-dive analysis
· Run back-test, quantitative analysis of trading strategies and scenario simulations

· Credit knowledge and risk experience is required
· 2-5 years of work experience
· Strong academic record from a top institution
· Strong analytical skills and good math intuition
· Technically proficient with extensive use of Excel, commercial risk management software and handling large data sets
· Excellent attention to detail
· Strong communication skills; able to present ideas and build relationships with other groups internally; eager to learn and ask questions and maintain an open mind
· CFA a plus but not required
· Programming experience is a plus but not required