Risk Analyst - Top Tier Investment Bank - London

Job type:
12 months
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
flag_no United Kingdom

Project description:
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A Top Tier Investment Bank are recruiting for a Risk Analyst to be part of the Traded Risk Management and Control function of the Bank. The Traded Credit Risk Engineering team is responsible for the successful implementation of strategic applications as well as BAU project activities to ensure the highest level of data quality and integrity for Risk Management and to comply with Regulatory commitments.

Day Rate - 300-350pd - circa £66-77,000.

Long term Contract Based in Canary Wharf

Essential Experience

  • Detailed knowledge on trading business & products, risk methodology and regulatory framework. Specifically expertise in Interest Rate products, Credit risks, trade characteristics and hedging strategies
  • High degree of understanding of Traded Credit Risk terminology and concepts
  • Capable of exposure regression analysis and explaining differences between production exposure and target system generated exposure, through breakdown of variables
  • University graduate in Finance, computer science or numerated related disciplines
  • Experience in documenting requirements, validating functional specifications, drafting testing approach plans and user acceptance test cases
  • Able to understand and document processes using data flow diagrams
  • Experience in risk system development cycles and working with Risk Technology departments.
  • Strong ability to understand and use complex systems and take a logical and constructive approach to investigating and communicating system problems
  • High level of expertise in Excel & Access (VBA level), SQL, PowerPoint, Visio


  • Experience in working with the following departments in a large financial organisation; Risk Management, Product Control, Group Audit, Regulators
  • Database design/knowledge