State Street

Risk Analytics - Assistant Manager

State Street
Bangalore, India
Not disclosed
16 Apr 2024
22 Apr 2024
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Who we are looking for

InfraHedge team provides managed account infrastructure for institutional investors to invest in hedge funds. Our services are based on independent governance, transparency, and rigorous risk management for hedge fund investments. We bring decades of experience in building efficient financial operations infrastructure and a deep understanding of how to mitigate operational risk for institutions investing in hedge funds.

We are also in the process of transitioning, State Street Risk Analytics’ truView platform. It is a web-based application providing a full suite of analytics that give clients insight into the risks and performance of their investment portfolios. Supporting all asset classes, the platform produces analytics such as: stress testing, value at risk (VaR), position specific analytics for derivatives (delta, gamma, vega etc.) and fixed income characteristics such as duration and convexity

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Risk Analytics that combines unique capabilities in data and analytics to better serve our clients and build relationships with new customers. Through information and insights, investment analytics and data solutions, our goal is to help our clients to generate the most value.

What you will be responsible for

  • Manage systematic model testing for VaR, Vol, TE, stress testing and support Back testing
  • End to end servicing of clients
  • Oversight of fund service providers with focus on operational risk
  • Reconcile risk results against accounting reports and independent data. Investigates further where necessary
  • To provide timely and accurate market data for internal Market risk systems.
  • Analyze time series data for information content that may be of use to Risk Managers, such as market liquidity, hedge efficiency
  • Support the Client relationship team in ensuring streamlined Investor communications
  • Work in close contact with the Fund Service group to ensure that there is consistent, accurate streamlined processing of the end to end operating model for both underlying fund and investor reporting.
  • The role involves understanding the various processes to generate the risk numbers retrieved by various risk feeds. This will involve evaluation and analysis of Market risk exposures by employing statistical and other approaches.

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • Open to continuous learning.
  • Positive attitude with solution mindset.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Adaptability to work on simple to complex daily operational activities.

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • 4 + years of Financial services experience in Market Risk/ Hedge Fund accounting/ investment operations of an Investment Bank.
  • Good understanding of all financial instruments including complex OTC products.
  • Understands Hedge Fund Strategies and hedge fund investing or hedge fund accounting methodologies.
  • Understanding of Hedge Fund NAV processes, fund structures and fee computations.
  • Ability to work in a team under tight deadlines.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong understanding of financial markets and risk management techniques.
  • Bloomberg and/or Reuters knowledge.
  • FRM, CA or CFA qualification is an advantage, however not mandatory

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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