Sunday, March 18, 2012

Senior Risk Manager

Senior Risk Manager(Financial Services)

About our client
Our client is a global proprietary trading firm

Job description
The main responsibility of the Senior Risk Manager will be to identify, monitor, measure, report and communicate risk exposure for proprietary trading activities

Other duties include, but not limited to:

• Maintain and analyze risk reports covering trading activities along with assisting in continued improvement of risk systems, methodologies and limits
• Define risk metrics, limits and procedures for trading strategies
• Advise management, trading, IT and finance on risk metrics and industry best practices
• Ensure risk limits and understand reason for any proposed changes
• Review and analyze trader theoretical pricing compared to external market values
• General oversight of the risk team

What's on offer
• Salary based on experience

 Requirements

Who we are looking for
• Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred
• Experience in risk management (VaR, Stress Testing, Limit allocation) and the derivatives trading industry required
• Experience building tools and reporting for risk and/or trading
• Expert in Excel; VBA proficiency preferred
• Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving abilities along with strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills
• Series 7 license preferred but not required

For further information please forward a detailed resume along with current salary, in strict confidence by applying on 

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