Market Risk Analyst

  • negotiable
  • Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Lincoln Recruitment Specialists
  • 23 Sep 16

Market Risk Analyst

Market Risk Analyst

 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

The successful candidate provides supervisor in the Risk Team and reviews the accuracy of risk reports to our client base, assists on processing, participates in on-boarding new clients and ensures timely resolution of client inquiries. Officer is also responsible for developing and training risk analysts within the risk team.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Strong analytical knowledge on various product types inclusive off Derivatives, Fixed Income & OTC.
  • Strong understanding on risk techniques and valuation methods:
  1. Value At Risk - V.A.R
  2. Stress Testing
  3. Exposures
  4. Greeks
  • Plays key role in development and maintenance of risk management, analytics and reporting services.
  • Assist on specifying new functionality for further operational improvements/efficiencies.
  • Reconcile risk analytics vs accounting and independent data. Investigate further where necessary.
  • Provide support & address client inquiries; demonstrate firm understanding of the product to end users.
  • Assist in the on-boarding of new business wins.
  • Supporting Assistant Vice Presidents in developing implementation of specifications that enhance risk product and lead to operational efficiencies
  • Sound I.T. knowledge, including knowledge of the software development life cycle, and basic database knowledge.
  • Experience in managing small groups.
  • Other project-based tasks as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in Finance/Economics or related field.
  • FRM or CFA qualification an advantage.
  • Strong experience in Financial Risk Services/Investments.
  • Strong understanding of financial markets and risk management techniques.
  • Strong analytical ability and problem solving skills.
  • Highly motivated, multi-task capable and willingness to learn and develop within role.
  • Proven work experience with SQL query and Advanced Excel.
  • Bloomberg and/or Reuters knowledge

 

Interested applicants should contact Michael Costello for a confidential discussion on 01 6610444 or email mcostello(@)lincoln.ie