Risk Analyst

London (Greater)
12 Nov 2017
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, a leading European FX company based in London, is searching for a Risk Analyst to join their growing risk team. Reporting into the Head of Risk you will be tasked with calculating, monitoring and reporting of risk/ regulatory related management information. Data from various internal departments will need to be collated and evaluated on an intraday basis.


  • Collate data from the relevant departments and perform the calculations of various risk governance reports daily
  • Circulate the daily CRD IV monitoring reports to Senior Management
  • Following up on any actions/ remedies that are required
  • Periodically check the internal system to ensure that appropriate steps have been actioned
  • Update the ICAAP as necessary following any meetings, change of interpretation of rules etc.
  • Review intra-day transactions that have been performed on both the client and operational ledgers
  • Research of client financial position
  • Preparation of materials required to carry out financial analysis
  • Calculating the Mark to Market value of an open position
  • The client’s margin positions (both Initial Margin and Variation Margin)
  • PFE reports
  • Develop strong working relationships with various constituents within the company

Key Requirements:

  • Advanced Excel skills are essential
  • Research and/or analytical background which can be applied to a broad range of subjects
  • Strong CRD IV and wider regulatory knowledge
  • Have basic understanding on PFE, simulations, etc.
  • Logical and systematic working routine
  • Problem solving skill and the ability to deliver solutions to complex problems
  • Strong educational background to at least degree level; working toward a financially related qualification is a plus