Investment Risk Analyst Investment Risk Analyst …

Selby Jennings Buyside
in Manhattan, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Jun 21
Negotiable
Selby Jennings Buyside
in Manhattan, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Jun 21
Negotiable
Selby Jennings Buyside
A top hedge fund based in NYC is looking to hire an Investment Risk Analyst to report directly to the Head of Investment Risk. The fund manages roughly $25B in total assets and takes the global macro approach. The fund has experienced significant growth on the portfolio management side since 2020 and is now prioritizing risk hiring to support their investment function.

A top hedge fund based in NYC is looking to hire an Investment Risk Analyst to report directly to the Head of Investment Risk. The fund manages roughly $25B in total assets and takes the global macro approach. The fund has experienced significant growth on the portfolio management side since 2020 and is now prioritizing risk hiring to support their investment function.

This individual will be covering the fund's Emerging Markets PMs with a focus on Bonds, FX, and CDS. The risk team at this fund operates in a front office facing capacity, so you will be working directly with the investment teams and will have influence over investment behavior. The fund is ideally looking for a junior individual with strong knowledge of the macroeconomic market, risk experience, and strong coding skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with the portfolio managers to help them get an understanding of the specific risk drivers in their portfolios
  • Provides quantitative and analytical support to help improve the risk aware portfolio construction process
  • Develop risk metrics in Python specifically designed for portfolio managers
  • Analyze portfolio risk exposures using quantitative tools in Python and share results with the PMs
  • Conduct research to develop new tools to manage risk
  • Develop and implement enhanced risk analytics across the firm's diverse investment strategies
  • Have a full understanding of all trading strategies, PnL developments, positions, risk limits, etc.
  • Present key findings to senior leadership and the investment team

Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of experience in fixed income market risk or investment risk
  • Strong Python coding skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong academic pedigree, ideally in a STEM field
  • Advanced quantitative skills
  • Detailed understanding of VaR and other risk metrics
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