Risk Analyst

New York, New York | Contract

Post Date: 09/21/2017 Job ID: 15172 Industry: ACCOUNTING/FINANCE

Risk Analyst - Finance
New York, NY

Currently have an opening for a Risk Analyst with our financial services client located in New York City's financial district.

Responsibilities of the Risk Analyst

  • Analyze output of statistical tests on the market data and investigate outliers
  • Drive remediation of market data anomalies by liaising with IT, modelling and desk risk management teams
  • Refine and devise new outlier detection tests 
  • Contribute to devising tests for checking reference data for a variety of financial instruments
  • Periodically review time series of financial risk factors utilizing benchmarking and time series analysis techniques

Requirements and Skills

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Computer Science or related area
  • 3 or more years of experience; Financial services experience preferred
  • Knowledge of statistical and time series analysis concepts 
  • Strong SQL programming skills
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Risk experience

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

  • Business knowledge of market data pertaining to one or more asset classes (interest rates, credit, FX…etc.)
  • Bloomberg 
  • Market or counterparty credit risk experience

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