Risk Analyst-Leading High Frequency Trading Firm

Black Swan Associates Limited
United Kingdom
£65k - £75k pa + Healthcare, Insuracne, Bonus etc
03 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a highly-successful elite High Frequency Trading Firm headquartered in London and with an Asian office and with a wide-range of strategies in Global Equity and Derivatives markets. They are growing quickly and now stand at over 100 heads in London. The firm consists of some of the strongest traders and developers in the market. They are looking for a Risk Analyst to join their Market Risk team in London. The function currently stands at 2, with breadth of coverage and the role would report into the Risk Manager within the function. The candidate profiles they'll consider will have 3+ years of experience of Risk/Quant Analysis in a Proprietary Trading firm or a Hedge Fund. The role will involve: * Tracking and analysis of Performance and Risk drivers across the firm on a daily basis, with constant tracking against pre and post trade Risk constraints and Market Risk supervision for US trading hours (6pm-9pm UK time) * Risk Management framework implementation across new Products/Strategies etc, providing Risk and Performance information to internal stakeholders and framework/processes documentation * Maintaining Market/Reference data quality, identify process improvements and work closely with Traders, Developers and support functions The successful candidate must have: * 3+ years of experience in a Risk/Quantitave position in a Proprietary Trading Firm or Hedge Fund with exposure to Risk/Performance drivers of Equity Arbitrage Strategies * Strong experience of tool building in Excel VBA and working knowledge of one or all of SQL/Python/Matlab For more information and to apply please contact Joshua Grant-Butler on [Phone number removed] alternatively email to [Email address removed]
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