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Market Risk Manager - Vice President

  • Location: New York - Manhattan
  • Salary: $140,000 - $175,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: GA / 166984
  • Sector: Banking
Job Description

Vice President – Market Risk

 

Position

Vice President – Market Risk

 

My Client, a highly respected investment bank based in Manhattan, New York are seeking a VP level Market Risk Manager to join their team.


Job Responsibilities

Include but are not limited to:

 

  • The candidate should have a strong understanding of market risk methodologies and framework, assist the team in organizing and coordinating inputs from various subject matter experts and contribute to enhance risk oversight. The role will require strong analytical skills, trouble-shooting and knowledge of market risk controls and processes. The candidate should develop a strong and hands-on knowledge of key risk metrics and reporting, and communicate key findings within the team as well as outside the risk division.
  • Support the group in providing a framework of limits/thresholds for the capital markets activities according to the risk appetite for the US operations.
  • Prepare risk reports for US senior management and external regulators
  • Monitoring exposures and activity of trading desks based on data produced and certified by other department.
  • Help to improve measures and methodologies to assess the market risk while combining market and counterparty expertise, including stress testing and other cross risk topics.

 

Job Requirements

 

  • -Strong quantitative orientation and analytical skills
  • -Highly motivated and fast learning individual
  • -Knowledge of market instruments, risk analysis and methodologies / valuation models of financial products.
  • -Project management skills, and overall strong interaction with key stakeholders of the regulatory initiative
  • -Deliver as a team player in a fast-paced environment
  • -Dedicated market risk experience covering specific asset classes within fixed income or equities
  • -Strong Knowledge of Excel, Power Point, and other MS office applications
  • -Strong Knowledge of risk regulatory requirements and concepts
  • -Proficiency in VBA
  • -Bachelor degree with a major in Finance, Mathematics or similar field. MS/MBA as an advanced degree a plus
  • 4+ years of experience in a similar role

 

 

 

If you wish to discuss this further, please send your resume to Greg Anderson for a confidential discussion - ga@barclaysimpson.com

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