Junior Risk Analyst

Zoek Pin London, Greater London, England

£25000 - £30000/annum

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 42 days ago

Junior Risk Analyst

The main responsibility will be to support market surveillance analysis, monitor counterparty risk exposure that the LMAX broker faces in offering its clients leveraged financial instruments (mainly FX) both at the individual client level and in aggregated level. This role will cover the late weekday shift and will involve some weekend work

Junior Risk Analyst Responsibilities:

Monitor and analyse client trading positions.
Market quality analysis.
Client trading pattern analysis.
To keep abreast of market moves/news and announcements and how they impact client portfolios.
Data analysis, Scenario/gap risk analysis and stress testing.
Monitor LMAX broker net exposure relative to its Prime Broker limits and collateral requirements.
Assist the risk team in delivering a consistent risk framework across the business.
Track management actions from assurance reports and other control function reports.
Participate in the production of regular risk reports.
Participating to the review of the Risk Management Processes and internal policies.
Participate in ad-hoc projects and analysis.
Daily risk reporting preparation and review with the necessary escalation of critical issues.
Cover the desk shift required including evening and weekends shifts.
Will work closely with the following departments: Sales, Broker Operations, Exchange Operations, Development, Data management and Treasury.

Junior Risk Analyst Requirements:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.
Motivated, reliable and with a can-do attitude.
Keen to learn about risk management.
Comfortable to work under pressure.
Educated to undergraduate level.
Real interest in technology and trading.
Self-starter with ability to work autonomously in an unstructured environment.
Good Excel and VBA skills and a strong numerate background.

Desirable Skills / Experience:

Degree with major in Mathematics, Quantitative Finance, Economics, Risk Management preferred.
Database skill . Python is a plus.

About LMAX Global:

LMAX Global is an FCA regulated Broker and is part of the LMAX Exchange Group, a global financial technology company. LMAX Global offers brokers and professional traders the ability to trade on the LMAX Exchange central limit order book, offering tight spreads on streaming firm liquidity from top tier banks and proprietary trading firms.

LMAX Global enables clients to trade over 100 instruments (including FX, indices, commodities, crypto CFD) anonymously in a regulated, rules-based trading environment. Clients benefit from pre and post-trade transparency, no ‘last look’ rejections, exchange quality execution in strict price/time priority and a fair, level playing field regardless of status, size or activity levels.

LMAX Global delivers access to LMAX Exchange global exchange infrastructure, including matching engines in London, New York and Tokyo.

Location: Nicholas Road, London, W11 4AN

Type: Full Time, Permanent

Hours: Late weekday shift and will involve some weekend work

Salary: £25,000 to £30,000

You may have experience of the following: Junior Risk Analyst, Financial Services, Compliance, Investment Management, Change Management, Project Management, Product Governance, Financial Compliance, Risk Policy, Junior Risk Management, etc.

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