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Junior Risk Manager
Ref No.: 17-00623
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Our client, an international trading company is curently looking for a:

Junior Risk Manager to join their team.

JUNIOR RISK MANAGER
Excited to start your career in the field of Risk management within a fast-paced and international trading company? If you have a great attention to detail, excellent analytical skills and a communicative nature, then you might be the new Junior Risk Manager we're looking for.
 
What you'll do
As our new Junior Risk Manager you will be working in an ambitious and results-driven team, right on the trading floor. Your main responsibility will be analysing and monitoring the risks related to our trading activities in various financial products. Next to that you will develop extensive relationships with internal and external stakeholders while monitoring their transactions, reporting on risks and evaluating trading activities. 

So, in short, as our new Junior Risk Manager you will be:
  • Proactively conducting scans on trading risks;
  • Monitoring and reporting aggregated risk exposures to the Head of Risk and Senior management;
  • Monitoring transaction and capital limits set up with brokers and clearing;
  • Evaluating market making activities, hedging methodologies and trading models;
  • Analysing and reconciling theoretical P&L's reported by the Trading department;
  • Developing and implementing new risk methodologies and policies;
  • Establishing relationships with internal stakeholders and advise them on several risks;
  • Maintaining contacts with clearing banks, brokers, exchanges and regulatory authorities.
Who you are
  • You have an academic degree preferably in Econometrics, Economics, Finance or equivalent;
  • You have excellent analytical skills;
  • You have experience using Excel and VBA;
  • You have an affinity for financial markets and trading;
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills in English;
  • You are a strong team player;
  • You have great multitasking skills with an eye for detail.