Our client, a world leading Brokerage and Trading Platform is looking to recruit a Senior Market & Counterparty Credit Risk Analyst within their London office. The successful candidate will be responsible for the real-time risk analysis and monitoring of the Group’s financial risk exposures.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Support the monitoring of credit exposures to the Group’s cash on deposit, invoiced brokerage receivables and trade exposure
  • Support the management of matched principal broking limits, working closely with the business to re-allocate where necessary to enable business flow but maintain risk exposures within appetite
  • Support the monitoring of the Group’s potential margin call and collateral call exposure in real time. Provide escalations on a proactive basis when appetite levels are beached and ensure actions are taken by the relevant internal stakeholders to reduce risk to the Group
  • Support the monitoring of any market risk positions that should arise on a proactive basis. Gather data and begin the relevant escalation process when appetite thresholds are breached
  • Generate reporting output in regards financial risk exposures. Collate data from various sources and transfer into formats that allows effective data analysis on the drivers of exposure
  • Support the Junior Analysts in regards daily tasks and developmental objectives


For this role, it would be great if you have:

  • Demonstratable experience of working within a credit/financial risk related team
  • Understanding of counterparty credit risk in reference to delivery-versus-payment transactions. This includes some experience of MTM and VaR monitoring methodologies
  • Some experience of traded financial markets, particularly in reference to the broking process. This includes OTC and exchange related activity across multiple asset classes
  • Understanding of liquidity risk in reference to centrally cleared and exchange traded margin calls and other collateral call events an advantage
  • Some understanding of VaR, instrument haircuts and general volatility