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in Charlotte, NC, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in Charlotte, NC, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Risk Analyst
Quantitative Risk Analyst Charlotte, NC, United States/en-US/Barings/job/Charlotte--NC-United-States/Quantitative-Risk-Analyst_JR_001691/apply

At Barings, we are as invested in our associates as we are in our clients. We recognize those who work diligently for us and reward them for personal and professional integrity, communication skills, distinct competencies and expertise in specific strategies, ability to collaborate as a team member and true dedication to the interests of our clients.

We thank you for your interest in joining the Barings team, and invite you to explore our current employment opportunities.

Business Unit:

Enterprise/Operational Risk

Barings is a $325+ billion* global asset management firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients and customers. Through active asset management and direct origination, we provide innovative solutions and access to differentiated opportunities across public and private capital markets. A subsidiary of MassMutual, Barings maintains a strong global presence with business and investment professionals located across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Learn more at .

*as of June 30, 2019

Job Summary

Barings Enterprise Risk Management Department is seeking a Quantitative Risk Analyst to provide ongoing support of the firms Investment Risk Management framework. As part of Barings broader Enterprise Risk Management program, the Investment Risk Management function is responsible for developing and implementing a standardized framework to identify, measure, and monitor market and investment risks on a firm-wide basis. The Analyst will work with associates across the firm to develop and produce market risk assessments of multi-asset portfolios and provide ongoing support to the firms senior risk professionals. In addition, the Analyst will work with associates across the firm to assist in the global support of advanced risk analytics using RiskMetrics and BarraOne, develop factor-exposure risk analytics of fixed income portfolios, and provide support to the firms senior risk and portfolio management professionals.

In addition, the Analyst must be able to effectively build relationships with the key stakeholders in business and support areas, ensure high quality results are delivered on time and be comfortable in rapidly changing, high sense of urgency type environment.

This position will report to Barings Head of Investment Risk and will be located in the Charlotte, NC office. Occasional travel to other Barings office locations may be required.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist the Investment Risk Management function with on-going support and enhancement of the existing market risk infrastructure
  • Support risk report creation and analytics calculation and integration of risk models through broad projects (e.g., VaR, portfolio limits and stress testing, risk factor analysis)
  • Modeling and loading position data to RiskMetrics & Barra using proprietary tools & performing quality control of upstream and downstream data and loading processes
  • Perform risk analysis using factor models, build quantitative risk tools and support risk research to explain the key risk exposures that drive investment performance for our products.
  • Partner with our Technology and Operations teams on broader firm initiatives such as those related to our risk and data infrastructure.
  • Stay current on relevant position mapping tools, risk analytics database and support applications and services that interface with third-party enterprise-wide risk management products
  • Work with vendors & internal associates to fix modeling issues


  • Bachelor degree (preferably science or engineering) with background and understanding of asset modeling (such as corporates, leveraged loans, structured credit). FRM/CFA preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the financial services industry, preferably in a market risk function or capital markets role
  • MS SQL Server querying experience (mandatory)
  • Ability to rapidly learn our infrastructure and proprietary tools and handle detailed reporting and presentation requirements a must.
  • Knowledge of buy side risk platforms, such as RiskMetrics and Barra
  • Some experience with Intex
  • Some knowledge of SQL Server Reporting Services and/or BI tools desired
  • Proven analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to gather, analyze, organize and report information, results and recommendations
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships at all levels in the organization
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Barings is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer; Minority/Female/Age/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

Posted 3 Days AgoFull timeJR_001691

Barings is a leading global asset management firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients. We build lasting partnerships that leverage our distinctive expertise across traditional and alternative asset classes to deliver innovative, institutional-quality solutions and service.

Our team-driven culture is based on transparency, responsibility and putting our clients interests first. We listen to our clients to understand their needs, so that we can be a strategic advisor and long-term partner in meeting their unique investment goals. Risk management and protecting our investors capital over the long term is an essential component of our lasting partnerships.

Barings is also committed to building long-term relationships with our associates and providing opportunities and support to help them succeed. With our expanding business and global footprint, Barings offers a wealth of opportunities for associates who share our culture, values and commitment to excellence in client service.

As an organization, we believe that a diversity of perspectives and strengths is essential to meeting the evolving needs of our clients, and we are committed to attracting and retaining a talented workforce as diverse as the clients and communities that contribute to our success.