Risk Analyst

  • Location
    City of London, London
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Posted
  • Start Date
    ASAP
  • Industry
    Banking (In-house)
  • Salary
    £45000 - £50000 per annum + Plus Bonus & Benefits
  • Expiry Date
    2023-01-02

Junior Risk Analyst | London | £45,000 – £50,000 bonus & Benefits

Taylor Root has partnered with a worldwide multi-asset broker and clearer in London to find a Risk Analyst to join the expanding team!

The Risk Analyst will be part of a team monitoring and escalating risk exposures to senior members in the team. The candidate is expected to develop a strong knowledge of market and counterparty risk management, primarily futures and options markets, secondarily equities, CFD and interest rates swaps.

This role would be great for a recent graduate with 1-2 years experience in a risk function to gain experience and exposure to different roles within a risk function.

Key responsibilities of the role:

  • Risk assessment, which involves analysing risks as well as identifying, describing and estimating the risks affecting the business;
  • Ensuring the Risk Department is compliant with company policies, regulatory guidelines and maintains a commitment to the company’s values, business processes, and code of ethics;
  • Corporate governance involving external risk reporting to stakeholders, as well as member of various company committees;
  • Risk reporting in an appropriate way for different audiences, for example to senior management so, they understand the most significant risks;
  • Analyse market risk reports and data to identify, significant changes in market risk, concentration, and stressed market environment.
  • Helping maintain & improve proprietary risk systems and models
  • Monitoring of client’s risk and P&L
  • Review pre-trade limit requests for customers
  • Provide oversight and approval for customer payments
  • Customer liaison for risk management queries
  • Assisting the manager in assessing the risk of customers’ derivatives portfolios
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential experience and skills required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in in quantitative discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
  • At least 1 – 2 years of experience in risk management or clearing environment preferred
  • Basic knowledge of the futures industry and understanding of exchange traded derivatives
  • Quantitative approach to problem solving, with good project management and business literacy skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, Power BI skills a plus
  • Ability to work well within a diverse team and manage multiple conflicting priorities
  • Be self-directed and motivated
  • Take initiative to identify and anticipate business needs and make recommendations for implementation.


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