Risk Management Analyst/Associate
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Risk Management Analyst/Risk Management Associate - The role of a Risk Management Analyst/Associate within the Market Risk and Margin Methodologies team of CME Clearing supports the development and maintenance of the risk management framework.
The role is open to be filled in either Chicago or New York and can be filled at the Analyst or Associate level, commensurate with the candidate's experience.
• Conduct risk reviews of clearing member firms.
• Gain knowledge and expertise of existing risk management systems and tools, including SPAN.
• Monitor markets on an ongoing basis and take appropriate actions to manage risk.
• Provide high-level summaries of market activity to senior management.
• Work on ad-hoc data analysis projects.
• Work with experts and risk specialists to design, develop and implement new market risk measurement strategies.
• BA or BS in a quantitative field, graduate degree is preferred.
• 2 to 6 years' experience involved in a risk management, middle office, or related area in the Commodities, Equity, FX, or Interest Rates space.
• An understanding of futures and options is a prerequisite.
• Experience working at a CCP or FCM is a plus.
• Must possess demonstrated quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Must have the ability to work flexibly in a team environment.
• Expertise in Microsoft Office, particularly in Excel, is necessary.
• Must possess strong oral and written communication skills and be able to articulate complex concepts to a variety of stakeholders.