Graduate Risk Analyst

Taylor James Resourcing
27000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
15 Aug 2019
21 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Derivatives Trading and Broking firm are looking for a Graduate Risk Analyst trainee .

Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Risk assessment, which involves analyzing 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;
  • Maintaining and creating Risk policies in line with regulatory guidelines.
  • Corporate governance involving external risk reporting to stakeholders, as well as member of various company committees;
  • Risk evaluation, which involves comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the organization such as costs, legal requirements and environmental factors, and evaluating the organization's pervious handling of risks;
  • Risk reporting in an appropriate way for different audiences, for example to the board of directors so they understand the most significant risks, to division/department heads to ensure they are aware of risks relevant to their parts of the business and to employee to understand their accountability for individual risks;
  • Providing support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organization;
  • 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.

Experience & Skills Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Mathematics or Business or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Broad knowledge of the futures industry and product knowledge across Bonds, Equities and Exchange traded products.
  • Quantitative approach to problem solving, with good project management and business literacy skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, SQL database and VB programming skills a plus
  • Capable of developing a high performance team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities.
  • An articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization, and possesses excellent communication skills.
  • Be self-directed and motivated.
  • Take initiative to identify and anticipate business needs and make recommendations for implementation.

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