Risk Manager

  • Competitive
  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IMC financial markets
  • 23 Sep 16

Our Risk Management operates very close to our trading and technology teams in order to understand the risk inherent in different trading strategies and technologies, and to develop risk metrics and tools to quantify and monitor these risks.

IMC financial markets – Where Technology drives Trading

Our Risk Management operates very close to our trading and technology teams in order to understand the risk inherent in different trading strategies and technologies, and to develop risk metrics and tools to quantify and monitor these risks.

Risk Management is dedicated to create risk and compliance awareness throughout the organization. As such Risk is involved in the whole spectrum of risks faced by us as an electronic trading firm (market, credit, operational, and compliance risk).

To excel in this role you will be combining your risk management expertise and analytical skills to add value, and not bureaucracy to the business. We are looking for someone who can bring expertise and at the same time has a critical, proactive, and hands-on approach.

Risk Management at IMC

  • Monitor intraday and overnight risks, and discuss key exposures with our Trading Desks;
  • Analyze developments within the markets we trade, and develop methodologies and processes to identify and manage the risks in our existing and new trading strategies. As an example you will be responsible for improving our credit risk framework;
  • Proactively identify, evaluate, and benchmark operational risk and assist in implementing corrective action plans to prevent recurrence;
  • Actively partake in the ongoing development of our in-house built Risk and Compliance tools;
  • Represent the Risk and Compliance function internally (trainings) and externally (regulators, clearing banks, exchanges).

What is needed for success?

  • University degree in an analytical, or quantitative related field of study;
  • 3-5 years' work experience in a risk management position;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with derivatives trading environment or products;
  • Proven knowledge of risk concepts, like Value at Risk, Monte Carlo simulation, Stress testing, etc.;
  • Working experience with VBA, Python and/or Matlab desired;
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical / problem solving skills;
  • Ability to interact and persuade at all levels within the organization and externally;
  • The ability to act and perform successfully in a fast-moving and high-pressured environment.

Our culture

We are at the core a trading firm, however we value trading and technology equally and we believe that cooperation between traders and technologists is one of our great strengths. This is also reflected in our organizational and remuneration policies. We believe in fostering a truly flat environment in which great ideas can be recognized as well as put into practice from anybody within our organization

Who we are

IMC Financial Markets is among the world’s leading proprietary trading firms, and a market maker in securities listed on exchanges across the globe. Our cutting-edge technology drives everything we do. High performance algorithms, smart strategies and collaborative teams are the core of our business.
Today, IMC Financial Markets is 400+ people working together to build software and trade financial products in our offices in Amsterdam, Chicago and Sydney. What does this mean for you? The chance to join a multi-national, multi-cultural team of exceptional individuals, focused on making IMC the world’s best trading firm.