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Senior Risk Analyst - Investment Management

Posted 1 year ago in Accounting/Finance



Very stable and respected asset manager seeks a senior portfolio risk analyst. The successful candidate will have 8+ years of hands on experience, a strong quantitative background, a deep understand and ability to explain portfolio risk measures, VAR, tracking error, volatility, Beta, drawdown’s and create scenario analysis. Responsibilities include developing an effective and efficient risk monitoring and reporting infrastructure, including managing, gathering and analyzing data, conducting analysis, preparing reports, developing recommendations and exercising judgment; Developing methodologies to measure strategy-specific risk including long-only and hedging techniques such as long/short and option overlay strategies; Developing and utilizing analytical resources required to support risk management through the use of Excel, Barra Aegis, FactSet, Bloomberg and others tools; Creating custom historical and projected risk reporting and analysis packages for all strategies; Communicating progress, issues, and solutions to senior management to obtain their input and/or buy-in as appropriate. Providing written and oral communication on the status of the projects; Generating risk monitoring reports and performance reports used for weekly and monthly meetings or as needed; Developing and maintaining knowledge of financial markets, securities and general investment themes in order to bring an informed perspective to the risk management processes; Participate and/or leads in special projects. CFA/FRM license preferred. Superior Microsoft Excel, and Presentation skills are required and VBA / SQL, APL are a plus. Extremely strong communication skills are a must including the ability to clearly and concisely present complex information to senior management.

Qualified candidates should send resumes to jkaufman@rockwood-search.com . Please put your Name and "Senior Risk Analyst" in the subject line and attach your resume in Word document form. Also include contact information; compensation history; and any other applicable information in the body of the email.

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