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Senior Risk Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00026
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 02/12/2018

 Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has a full-time direct hire opportunity with our client in White Plains, NY for a Senior Risk Analyst
 Job Description
  • The Senior Risk Analyst will assist the Sr. Director and Director in Operational Risk in all areas of business.
  • Ability to design, perform and interpret analysis necessary to challenge and validate hedging strategies developed by Energy Resource Management.
  • Ability to design, calculate and validate corporate and customer risk exposures, including; Value at Risk, Gross Margin at Risk, market volatility, mark-to-market, and other relevant risk metrics.
  • Thorough understanding of energy hedging products and its risks, including but not limited to; swaps, options (calls, puts, costless collars) and TCC.
  • Ability to design, perform and review a full spectrum of analyses to define and assess complex and emergent risks associated with client's business practices and strategic initiatives.
  • Work with risk owners to perform a full range of analyses of risks to target root causes and make recommendations in support of client's risk mitigation plans.
  • Analyze, write and present complex and concise risk reports and presentations containing strategic recommendations and solutions.
  • Ability to work as a lead within inter-departmental project teams, showing intiative and independence.
Required Skills
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles of Economics, Finance, Accounting, derivatives, quantitative and statistical analysis methods and tools and general engineering concepts.
  • Expert understanding of various types of risk drivers, including market, commodity, operational, credit and insurance.
  • Thorough understanding of corporate and customer risk exposures, including; Value at Risk, Gross Margin at Risk, market volatility, mark-to-market, and other relevant risk metrics.
  • Thorough understanding of energy hedging products and its risks, including but not limited to; swaps, options (calls, puts, costless collars) and TCC.
  • Ability to perform and interpret the statistical analysis of inherent risks and to assess strategies and pricing to ensure financial integrity.
  • Strong ability to perform and interpret probabilistic analyses to aid in the development of pricing models, asset evaluation and position assessment.
  • Highly proficient in spreadsheet and/or statistical analysis packages. Proficient in Excel, @Risk, Access, Visual Basic, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project and Visio.
  • Thorough understanding of compliance, internal audit, insurance and strategic planning.
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Strong analytic skills and numbers comprehension.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of the broader Risk Management team.
Required Experience
  • At a minimum, Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or Economics.
  • Minimum 9 years of demonstrated experience in risk analysis, process modeling and system configuration.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.