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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