Market Risk Analyst

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Finance & risk

  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Stott

  • Contact email:

    sarah@elevenrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    J6159_1538579698

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-11-02

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

OVERVIEW
Market Risk Analyst required for London office of an international commodity trading company.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Run, analyze and control various risk metric reporting (Positions, VaR, PnL, Options risk etc)
Daily interaction with third parties providing ad hoc analysis based on information produced and stored by Risk team
Maintenance and development of analysis tool supporting the Risk management function
Maintenance of database
Reporting and presenting research results
Conducting statistical analyses
Price verification

REQUIREMENTS
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Comfortable with modelling and solving problems using Maths skills
Good statistical Knowledge
An analytical mind set
Keen to develop knowledge in coding (VBA, SQL, Python)
Knowledge of financial instruments (mechanisms, PnL / risk profiles)
Good global knowledge of commodity traded products and markets
Strong sense of critical thinking to get the global picture amidst the plethora of data produced daily.
Excellent communicator and cultural awareness
Dynamic and ability to work well under pressure
Pro-active mind-set in solving problems together with the team whilst also being able to work autonomously when required
Flexible
Excellent Excel, word, Powerpoint and other MS office programs knowledge.
Basic knowledge in VBA, SQL, Python is a plus

EXPERIENCE
A minimum of 3 years' experience in a Commodity Trading environment

EDUCATION
Minimum of Bachelor's degree preferable in Mathematics, Finance or Economics
Ideally MSc in Mathematics, Finance or Economics