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Job Title Entry-Level Risk Analyst
Opening Date 24-Aug-2021
Closing Date 24-Nov-2021
Location London
Description

Overall purpose of the job:

The role will involve significant interaction with the market risk team, the candidate will assist in risk analysis, computation and market analysis. The role may involve direct interaction with trading teams.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Report directly to the Risk Manager, provide analytical support, monitor market activity, assist in analytical development and review risks at book and portfolio level
  • Assist in maintaining internal databases and analytical infrastructure and generation of regular risk reports
  • Work closely with other members of the risk and research teams to develop and implement new models for market risk measurement
  • Data analysis and econometric modelling

Education and Qualifications:

PhD or MA/MSc level training in finance, economics, financial modelling/econometrics, engineering, sciences (with significant mathematical components), statistics, mathematics, or computer science

Experience:

  • Proficiency in Python
  • Knowledge of SQL is an advantage
  • Familiar with VBA and/or statistical packages (e.g. Matlab, Gauss, Stata)
  • Keen/demonstrable interest, awareness of financial markets

Skills:

  • Excellent analytic and problem-solving skills accompanied by strong interpersonal and communication skills
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