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Macro / Rates Market Risk Analyst - Hedge Fund - London

Non-disclosed
London, United Kingdom
Posted 7 days ago Permanent Highly competitive
Global Macro hedge fund based in London is searching for a Market Risk Analyst

Reporting into the CRO, this position will cover multiple asset classes but will focus on rates, FX, credit and equities

  • enhancing existing risk methodology across investment portfolios and asset classes;
  • application of cutting-edge quantitative approaches to conceptualise and create bespoke attribution analysis for various investment strategies;
  • ability to translate results into meaningful solutions to enhance decision making;
  • working closely with Portfolio Managers to analyse, quantify and manage risks

The successful candidate will be a high-performance individual with 1-5 years relevant experience underpinned by a record of academic excellence, ideally including a Masters in a quantitative discipline. Additionally they will possess:

  • detailed knowledge of risk techniques such as customised attributions, regression analysis, sensitivities, simulation and stress testing. 
  • experience working with one or multiple of the following asset classes; rates, FX, credit and equities. Rates options / volatility would be highly desirable
  • a degree of technical proficiency as it relates to programming and the handling of large data sets, Python and SQL being the most desirable languages
  • Outstanding communication skills, including the ability to clearly and succinctly deliver thoughtful analysis; this is paramount as there is extensive interaction with the firm's management team and PM's

A highly competitive base salary + performance-based bonus structure is on offer to the successful candidate.

Please submit an application for more detailed information and a discussion in confidence.

 

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