Buyside Credit Products Market Risk Associate
- Competitive Base & Bonus
- New York, NY, USA
- Permanent, Full time
- Ashton Lane Group
- 11 Oct 17 2017-10-11
Support the credit portfolio management team of a prestigious fund.
- Analyze and understand P&L, gaining insights into risk drivers through in-depth knowledge of markets, instruments, positions, and trading strategies across converts, performing credit and distressed credit
- Write insightful P&L commentaries for management and participate in development of a framework to assess risk parameters under various market conditions
- Ensure stress-tests are adequate as market and trading strategies change, monitor risk concentrations, and on-boarding of new products
- Perform ad hoc analysis and respond to queries from portfolio management, compliance, legal, and other internal teams
- Proactively manage risk analysis including changes in VaR, tail exposure, and performance
- 3-5 years’ experience within derivatives trade support, model validation/pricing or risk management
- Strong technical knowledge of derivatives pricing, risk explain, and trading strategies, specifically covering credit products (convertible bonds, credit indices, credit derivatives, bank debt, corporate bonds)
- Proficiency in programming in Python, Perl, Excel/VBA, C++ and/or Matlab.
- Knowledge of risk methodologies, spreadsheet creation, stress testing and the ability to work independently are critical
- Ability to work under pressure of time and market, meet deadlines and collaborate with other departments is essential.
- Bachelors / Masters degree in Financial Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, etc. within a top tier institution with excellent performance
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