Market Risk Analyst (AVP, VP)

London
Ref: MRAVP-0507
£££ Excellent Base, Good Bonus
Top-tier US Investment Bank
Areas: Fixed Income, CDS, Currencies, Mortgage Trading (Intex)

Viewed as one of the leading financial institutions in the world, this top-tier US Investment Bank seeks to expand its Market Risk division with the hire of a junior yet dynamic Front Office Market Risk Analyst.

You will need 1 to 5 years’ experience managing risk for large derivatives portfolios across fixed income & currency markets / CDS trading and be comfortable in a fast-moving trading environment with very confident communications skills.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • 1 to 5 years’ experience in Market Risk Analysis at a leading financial institution
  • Strong, top-tier academic background (1st class preferred). PhD level junior quants will also be considered provided they can communicate very well
  • Good knowldedge of derivatives trading for Fixed Income / FX or CDS
  • In depth knowledge of the Greeks and VaR analysis (Core, Stressed, Event, IRC, etc.)
  • Very strong problem solving, technical and analytical skills
  • Great personality and able to communicate technical information clearly to traders and senior management
  • Programming skills in Excel, VBA, SQL
  • A background working in Market Risk or Structuring or Quant research is desirable