Market Risk Analyst - Brokerage - London

Job Title: Market Risk Analyst - Brokerage - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: BBBH18670_1530262771
Contact Name: Charlotte Emms
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 29, 2018 09:59

Job Description

Twenty Financial Services are currently recruiting for a Risk Analyst for a leading Brokerage Company based in London.

The person hired will focus on the risk management of clients in order to protect the firm's capital.

This part of the business will work mainly on the retail client portfolio but will also be exposed to institutional clients


  • Monitoring of the company's and clients' positions in real time including leverage, account balance and P&L
  • Making sure clients are adhering to risk parameters and resolving situations where they are in excess/ undergoing trading losses :
  • Communication with clients and placing stop orders if necessary
  • Daily reporting of risk issues
  • Daily market risk analysis (VaR, Stress testing, Sensitivity Analysis) and real time market monitoring
  • Production and distribution of risk reports to relevant stakeholders
  • Analysis of margin and collateral adequacy and margin requirement reconciliation between systems internally
  • Liquidity analysis of portfolios and positions
  • Reporting and holding responsibility for Start and End of Day actions
  • Give-Ins, client payments and trade transfers ; analysis and approval

Skills required

  • A strong analytical and risk management background with excellent knowledge of markets and multiple products
  • Knowledge of exchange traded derivatives, futures and options, OTC products
  • Market risk management experience across asset classes (VaR, Stress Testing)
  • Knowledge of exchanges, brokerage firms, commodities
  • Knowledge of trading systems e.g. Bloomberg
  • Programming skills: VBA is essential and python desirable