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Risk Analyst

BlueCrest Capital Management
Risk Analyst
London, GB
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Job Description

Job Title: Risk Analyst

Department: Risk

Location: London


The BlueCrest Risk team works closely with desk-heads, portfolio managers and traders to help manage portfolio risks across markets focusing on, but not limited to Rates, Emerging Markets and Commodities.

The team helps gather and understand portfolio risks at various levels and works closely with the desk to understand and manage portfolio risks and drivers arising from portfolios and trading strategies.

The team also works with supporting groups to ensure Risk and PnL drivers are appropriately captured and represented.

Role Overview:

BlueCrest Capital Management require a London based Risk Analyst to support its Global Commodities Trading Business.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing the risk taken by a number of Portfolio Managers in accordance with the mandate given to that individual.
  • A key part of the role is to interact with Portfolio Managers, to ensure trading adheres to their mandate in terms of sizing and appropriateness.
  • Provide numerous risk reports for a variety of reasons (Individual Portfolios, plus Desk, Regional and Fund level summary)
  • Perform analysis on risk/ P&L drivers.
  • The candidate is expected to be proactive in the development of risk tools by working with IT teams.

Experience Required:

  • Relevant experience gained in IB Global Markets or Alternative Investments
  • Risk or Trading background with a Commodities focus
  • Excellent analytical skills, along with the ability to communicate and present complex information effectively
  • Modelling Knowledge (VaR, Pricing)
  • IT skills (SQL/Python) beneficial

About You:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective relationships with Portfolio Managers
  • Ability to show initiative and be accountable

BlueCrest is committed to providing an inclusive environment for its workforce. As an employer, we provide equal opportunities to all people regardless of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, race, religion or ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation or nationality.

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