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1st Line Market Risk - Director

Selby Jennings Manhattan, United States
Posted 22 days ago In-Office Job Permanent USD200000 - USD300000 per year + + Bonus
A major American investment bank is seeking a director for their front office market risk team. The 1st line team is responsible for market risk across all asset classes. Their business objectives span managing market risk for the global markets division with a focus on optimizing capital-based risk metrics to increase productivity.

A major American investment bank is seeking a director for their front office market risk team. The 1st line team is responsible for market risk across all asset classes. Their business objectives span managing market risk for the global markets division with a focus on optimizing capital-based risk metrics to increase productivity.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify systemic and idiosyncratic risks across businesses and understand the firm's overall risk appetite and capital framework to effectively optimize and allocate risk appetite
  • In depth understanding of RWA, VaR, FRTB work streams for the business
  • Track performance of products within Markets regularly, and understand drivers of market movements across all asset classes, analyzing trends to create relative value and forward-looking views of material risks
  • Improve on risk monitoring, control, and governance within the business
  • Assess all risk/reward of transactions when making business decisions.

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years' experience in Macro/Cross-Asset trading or market risk
  • Sell side equity structuring experience or 1st line market risk experience
  • 2nd line front-facing market risk experience covering rates
  • Exceptional understanding of Historical VaR and FRTB
  • Regulatory experience across risk stripes
  • Trading, Risk, or Structuring background
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