Junior Market Risk Analyst

  • Competitive, depending on experience
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • 1859 Cloud
  • 11 Jun 18 2018-06-11

We are a Fintech company operating in a successful buy-side Investors and Hedge Funds environment. We are expanding our market risk team and seek a motivated risk professional happy to acquire knowledge on a wide range of businesses, asset classes and instruments. We are compact enough to both consider you as an asset and treat you as an individual and we will train you to maximise your impact. We are looking for a candidate with an entrepreneur attitude, who wants to excel within a small structure in contrast with larger entities such as banks and asset managers. See more www.1859cloud.com

 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Estimate the risk profile of trade Ideas published on 1859 Cloud (multi-asset, multi-instruments)
  2. Automate market alerts, valuations and risk monitoring tasks for the Trade Ideas (from Bloomberg to our API)
  3. Daily test of 1859 Cloud web site functionalities and valuations accuracy
  4. Plug-in the risk monitoring system, determine and run risk reports for the Fund (to be created)
  5. Write and/or update documentation resources including Processes and Reference Documentation
  6. Identify, specify, and test new functionalities (with our developers)
  7. Daily monitor Markets evolution, news and trends.

 

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  1. Strong interest in financial markets and ideally holds a degree in Finance and/or science, mathematics (CFA is a plus)
  2. Previous experience (1/3 years) in a risk management role within financial services (ideally Hedge Fund world, Fixed Income expertise a plus)
  3. Ability to use Bloomberg, ideally with coding skills in languages such as Python/ PostGreSQL/ Bloomberg API for Python (blpapi) 
  4. Rigor, curiosity, determination, ability to learn quickly 
  5. Ability to work as part of a team and individually (pro-active, self-motivation needed)
  6. Responds promptly to requests from Investors, sales, CEO… forward looking, with the intention to add value and be useful.