Risk Analyst

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • China Ping An Insurance Overseas (Holdings) Limited
  • 16 Jan 18 2018-01-16

Assist the Risk Manager in general risk management monitoring and reporting on risk indicators of investment portfolios and products, including non-capital market investments

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Assist the Risk Manager in general risk management monitoring and reporting on risk indicators of investment portfolios and products, including non-capital market investments;
Work with portfolio managers and Group CIO office to formulate risk framework and policies by setting risk indicators and parameters  and subsequent update where necessary;
Assist in conducting stress testing to ensure risk indicators remain below Group's bottom-line;
Assist in implementing and maintaining a local risk management framework, guidelines and fund characteristics for the locally managed and regulated portfolios/authorized fund products;
Assist in developing methodologies for quantifying and analyzing market risks, producing Stress, VAR and other market risk measures, analyzing books and portfolios;
Assist in monitoring funds operate according to approved fund characteristics and other risk guidelines on an ongoing basis, alert management and portfolio managers on any deviations, and ensure rectifications are implemented timely;
Assist in maintaining risk management manual & procedures to implement risk monitoring,  identify risk gaps,  provide recommendations, modify and implement new procedures when necessary,  including new business/ instruments;
Provide back-up support to Operations Team;
Assist in managing the HK operations platform, including but not limited to the core functions such as Reconciliation, Fund Administration and Trade Support. 
Perform ad hoc projects as assigned.
 

Education and Professional Requirements
Minimum: -  Bachelor degree in Statistics, Finance, Risk Management
Preferred: -  Master degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Quantitative Finance or Finance
                         
Experience Requirements
Minimum:  1 - 2 years’ experience in market risk or trading gained in a financial institution. Prior investment banking / hedge fund experience is essential               

Special Skills
Strong understanding of risk management practices related to asset management and / or private equity
Strong analytical and excel spreadsheet skills
Strong in programming, database, VBA preferred.
Superior analytical and problem solving skills
Strong communication skills
Self-starter, good team player, multi-tasks, energetic and able to prioritize
High level of accuracy and attention to detail is essential
Excellent spoken and written skills in both English and Chinese, Mandarin is a must