Risk Analyst - Chicago

New York, USA
Highly Competitive Total Compensation Package
Oct 21, 2020
Nov 06, 2020
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Risk Analyst will be responsible for a wide range of tasks, including:
  • Analysis of the firm's risk positions
  • Preparation and presentation of accurate and detailed risk reporting
  • Regular collaboration with business heads, compliance, finance, portfolio managers and traders
  • Liaison with technology to improve controls and reporting functions

The successful candidate will need to possess a blend of technical and non-technical skills:
  • 3+ years' in a relevant position at either a prop trading firm, bank trading desk, traditional or alternative asset manager
  • Expertise in market risk, performance analysis, statistical analysis and stress testing
  • Knowledge across multiple asset classes preferred
  • A degree in engineering/math/statistics or similar from a recognized school with a GPA 3.5 and above; Masters preferred
  • Professional designation, ie: CFA or FRM preferred
  • Advanced skills in Python, Excel, VBA, SQL, R, Tableau
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, including the ability to face off with senior management and external clients, and to thoughtfully explain or defend analysis and findings.

This is an awesome opportunity for a quantitative and technically-oriented Risk Analyst interested in accelerating their career.

Please apply to this posting for more information.

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