Senior Risk Manager

Black Swan Associates Limited
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a highly-selective leading Proprietary Trading Firm headquartered in London and with an Asian office and with a wide-range of strategies in Global Equity and Derivatives markets. They have also recently launched a Hedge Fund running a range of strategies. The firm consists of some of the strongest traders and developers in the market. They are looking for a Risk Manager to join their Risk team in London. The candidate profiles they'll consider will have 8+ years of experience of Risk/Quant Analysis in a Proprietary Trading firm or a Hedge Fund.

The role will involve:

* Monitoring and improving Risk systems, periodically producing reports on Market Risk for the firm across Market Risk. This is done on a monthly, weekly and daily basis as well as ad-hoc reporting when requested.
* Analysis and assessment of Market Risk involved in new products launches, also with a view on Regulatory and Compliance issues/suitability
* Maintaining and Enhancing current Risk framework, as well as developing and embedding frameworks for business expansion
* Providing leadership to Risk function across both Quantitative/Market Risk duties as well as some non-financials

The successful candidate must have:

* Extensive experience of Risk management for a Trading or Hedge Fund firm with scope across diversified portfolios inclusive of Equities and Equity Derivatives
* Strong technical Risk and Product knowledge across a breadth of Asset Classes
* Strong experience of tool building in Excel VBA and working knowledge of one or all of SQL/Python/Matlab, coupled with strong communication skills and experience of stakeholder management working with Front Office, Developers and Support functions

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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