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Quantitative Risk Analyst - Consultancy - London

Job Title: Quantitative Risk Analyst - Consultancy - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £80000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH15370_1495717946
Contact Name: Charlotte Emms
Contact Email: charlotte.emms@twentyrecruitment.com
Job Published: May 25, 2017 14:12

Job Description

Twenty Financial Services are currently recruiting for a Quantitative Risk Analyst with C++ programming skills for a Consultancy Firm in London.

This Consultancy firm provides financial research, market intelligence and analytics to financial institutions, primarily Investment Banks.

Responsibilities

  • Working on quantitative projects, using C++, for the consultancy's clients; these are buy side and sell side firms, primarily Global Investment Banks and Asset Management firms
  • Working on the advisory, planning and execution of risk projects for successful delivery to clients
  • Creation of complex quantitative research-based tools which communicate risk information effectively
  • Carrying out econometric analyses, including forecasting models
  • Performing optimisation analysis, focusing on portfolio fund allocation
  • Modelling and valuation of complex derivatives instruments and back-testing of exotic products

Skills

  • Excellent quantitative background; Model Development or Validation experience
  • Working experience as a Quantitative Analyst either from buy side or sell side firms
  • Good understanding of derivatives, specifically pricing library derivatives
  • Experience within Market Risk
  • Degree in a quantitative discipline: PhD or MSc is highly desired but not essential
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Programming skills in C++ is essential