New York or London

Associate Risk Manager


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Identify, evaluate and manage the risks of trading strategies across multiple asset classes including fixed income, emerging markets and FX
  • Work to ensure that the reported risks are correct and properly measured
  • Monitor intraday and overnight market risks
  • Communicate with portfolio managers, challenging assumptions and appropriate levels of risk as well as work collegially towards solutions for improved risk management
  • Candidate should have some experience in exotic products and their risks and build tools to analyze risk at the portfolio and individual trade levels
  • Review and validate assumptions in pricing models and analyze the impact of model changes
  • Candidate will also be expected to be proactive in the development of risk tools by working with the technology team
  • Contribute to the development of metrics used for risk factor identification and stress-testing processes
  • Additional duties as assigned

Desirable Candidates:

  • 5-8 years of experience in risk management
  • An advanced degree in a quantitative field (Maths, Science, Engineering or Finance)
  • Experience with options with good quantitative knowledge of the markets, products, models and risk is vital
  • Experience with portfolio risk measurement techniques including VAR and stress testing
  • Hands-on coding experience, able to implement analysis independently
  • Proactively seeks to improve risk management processes and implement solutions, raising quality and productivity
  • Able to forge strong relationship across multiple levels of the organization
  • Must be courageous and willing to challenge as needed
  • Very high analytical aptitude, as evidenced by educational credentials and/or work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex operational information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to set and manage priorities by being forward-thinking, a proven leader and communicator


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