• Risk Associate

    Job ID
    [2018]-1327
    Category
    Investments
    City
    Jersey City
    State
    NJ
  • Overview

    Reporting to the Chief Risk Officer, the Risk Associate is responsible for running existing risk reports and creating new ones, monitoring risk breaches, as well as a significant amount of financial analysis and different weekly projects.

    Responsibilities

    Included but are not limited to: 

     

    • Running weekly risk reports and examining results to make sure they are accurate.
    • Learning to use various proprietary risk systems and software, then to modify and enhance existing risk reports and methodologies.
    • Responding to daily or weekly requests for analysis from the Chief Risk Officer, the Chief Investment Officer, or other members of the risk and investment teams.
    • Attending investment team meetings and staying up-to-date on current investment themes.
    • Developing a deeper understanding of global securities markets, including equities, fixed-income, currencies, etc.
    • Participating in daily risk meetings with the Chief Risk Officer and the risk team.

    Qualifications

    • A strong quantitative or finance background is desirable: computer science, financial engineering, mathematics, and statistics are all desirable.
    • Evidence of programming and data management skills.
    • At least two years of experience with risk management, securities data or analysis is required unless the candidate has a finance or financial engineering degree.
    • Pursuit or completion of a CFA is not required, but desirable.
    • Experience with Stata, Python and MatLab are a plus.
    • Collaborative team player
    • Self-starter, resourceful with excellent problem-solving skills

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