Market Risk Analyst

New York, United States - New York
Competitive salary
08 Aug 2022
01 Sep 2022
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Your role
Do you have a background in risk management with a keen interest for capital markets and economics while being interested in a career in alternative assets?

We are looking for someone like that to:

• perform market and credit risk reporting and analysis of hedge fund business, including VaR, stress loss, operational guidelines, transactional reviews, and liquidity risk
• manage model implementation of financial instruments including equity, fixed income, and currencies
• execute portfolio reviews including P&L explanation, risk factor and ad hoc analysis
• actively participate in sub -governance forums within the hedge fund platform to discuss key risks in distinct strategies
• serve as representative in AM Chief Risk Officer updates, and in dealing with hedge fund management
• liaise with Operations, Finance, Technology, and other logistical groups to identify operational risk issues, implement new business initiatives, and other hedge fund change initiatives
• work with senior risk officers in designing and agreeing to risk guidelines with portfolio managers
• perform research projects on capital allocation and risk management
• project manage, as well as work together with the global risk control team to standardize processes and leverage existing resources
• assist in preparing presentations of risk framework and control process to regulators, board of directors or clients

Your team
You'll be working in the Asset Management Risk Control team in New York. We are responsible for independent oversight of investment fund portfolios, modelling, analysis, and reporting for various Group Risk Control activities in the Americas region. Your role will include close interaction with portfolio managers, as well as senior risk professionals

Diversity helps us grow, together. That's why we are committed to fostering and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. It strengthens our business and brings value to our clients.

Your expertise
• ideally 0-2 years of experience in a Market Risk Control / Hedge Fund / Quantitative capacity covering a broad range of equity, credit, and FX products
• a BA/BS in Finance/Mathematics/Statistics/Engineering with a Masters or CFA designation being a plus
• strong interest and curiosity of financial markets and portfolio construction is risk drivers
• solid analytical skills, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills
• ability to interface with senior investment professionals in a high paced environment
• previous experience with MSCI RiskMetrics or other third-party vendor risk management systems is a plus
• must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Tableau and should possess intermediate programming skills in languages such as VBA. R, Python being a plus
• a teamwork-oriented individual who can comfortably work in a fast-paced environment among senior portfolio management professionals
• able to utilize quantitative skills to provide value-added risk analysis for multi-strategy and fund of hedge fund portfolios

About us
UBS is the world's largest and only truly global wealth manager. We operate through four business divisions: Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. Our global reach and the breadth of our expertise set us apart from our competitors.

With more than 70,000 employees, we have a presence in all major financial centers in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us
At UBS, we embrace flexible ways of working when the role permits. We offer different working arrangements like part-time, job-sharing and hybrid (office and home) working. Our purpose-led culture and global infrastructure help us connect, collaborate, and work together in agile ways to meet all our business needs.

From gaining new experiences in different roles to acquiring fresh knowledge and skills, we know that great work is never done alone. We know that it's our people, with their unique backgrounds, skills, experience levels and interests, who drive our ongoing success. Together we're more than ourselves. Ready to be part of #teamUBS and make an impact?

Disclaimer / Policy Statements
UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

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