Market Risk Analyst

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

Market Risk Analyst

Market Risk Analyst



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.



  • 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.



  • 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(@)