State Street

Risk Analytics - Team Lead

Recruiter
State Street
Location
Bangalore, India
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
16 Apr 2024
Closes
22 Apr 2024
Ref
R-748075
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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

  • 6+ 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

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

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