Risk Manager

  • Salary + Bonus
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • SilverStrand Executive Search Limited
  • 16 Nov 17 2017-11-16

My client is a leading European proprietary trading firm and hedge fund manager which is looking to hire a Risk Manager to build out and support the risk management processes of all its business units in Asia. Ideally candidates should have work experience within another proprietary trading firm or a hedge fund in the region. This reports directly into the CRO in London.

The Risk Manager will be responsible for tracking performance and risk drivers across business units and trading strategies, maintaining market data quality and validating results accuracy, as well as proposing business enhancements.

The role will also involve the provision of risk and performance information to various internal clients, while handling both high-level summaries and detailed drilldowns.

Ideal candidates should have 3-7 years of experience as a risk or quantitative analyst, with strong knowledge of market risk characteristics of equities and listed derivatives products, as well of risk and performance drivers of equity arb strategies. Candidates should also have good experience with SQL, Excel, and VBA, as well as one of R, Python or MATALB

This is an excellent opportunity to join an expanding Market Risk team with a strong teamwork mentality, high-tech tools and fun working environment.

In addition the company has an excellent compensation scheme and low staff turnover while it has been continusouly expanding within Asia over the last 18 months.