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Risk Analyst

Risk Analyst – London – £85k-£90k

Peracto’s client, a Global Multi-Strategy Asset Management Firm, is seeking an exceptional Risk Analyst to join their high calibre and exciting team.

The role will give a talented individual the ability be involved with daily and weekly analysis, including reporting and project responsibilities generally around structured credit and vanilla credit funds. This will in turn provide significant input into decisions that will assist in directing trading activity and risk appetite. This role will also give the successful candidate the opportuning to provide input into the design or limit frameworks and support their implementation and validation, including building Excel prototypes.

Responsibilities will also include:

• Updating and adjusting risk frameworks and model adjustments.
• Improving risk assessment methods for VaR calculation, scenarios, stress testing and liquidity modelling.
• Undertaking monthly analysis for Investor reports including sense checking validity of number, providing inputs into monthly OP Reporting reports and providing analysis to the Marketing and Sales team when required.

Knowledge and Skills:

• Ability to liaise and communicate with colleagues clearly.
• Strong interest in technology and in particular relational databases.
• Experience with Excel/VBA and/or another programming language (i.e. C++, Python, Intex API).
• Risk experience is essential – Specifically structured risk.
• Experience with CDO, CDS or CCL is desirable.

The Ideal Candidate:

• Team player that is enthusiastic to work in partnership with the desk to provide accurate analysis.
• High levels of accuracy and attention to detail.
• Comfortable working closely with technology to enhance analytical and reporting processes.
• Good time management skills – Ability to provide timely and accurate information to a number of internal teams including Marketing, Sales, Product Control and Operations.

If this post matches your skillset, experience and career aspirations for your next move please apply for more information and a confidential chat.

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