Risk Analyst / Trader

  • Risk Management
  • London, United Kingdom

Risk Analyst / Trader

Job description

Position Purpose:     

The purpose of the role is to develop the risk taking/trading function of the Broker through data analysis and trading. 

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Client trading pattern analysis and profiling
  • Running the broker’s proprietary trading positions within strict risk limits
  • Calculation and reporting of key risk measures. Accurate and timely monitoring, analysis and reporting client trading positions
  • Production of internal risk monitoring reports, and performance reports
  • Liaising with development teams to assist in the development of automated improved pattern analysis and trading
  • Ad hoc projects in a rapidly expanding company

Requirements

Key Skills and Attributes: 

  • At least 3 years trading experience in leveraged rolling spot FX
  • Big data analysis and client profiling
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Advanced Excel/VBA
  • Database language e.g. Python is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree or above, ideally in a numerate subject
  • 3+ years’ front office experience in brokerage 

Experience & Qualifications Required: 

  • Bachelor's degree or above, ideally in a numerate subject
  • 3+ years’ front office experience in brokerage