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Risk Analyst

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Operations & Middle Office

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tracy Freeman

  • Contact email:

    Tracy@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH16327_1587980015

  • Published:

    4 months ago


Risk Analyst
Salary - £40-45k

Our client, a Global Trading Company based in the heart of the City, are looking to recruit a Risk Analyst to join their expanding Trade Risk Management department. The incumbent will support and develop the Trade Risk Management function within the company by providing analytical expertise to support the day to day operations of the team, providing a high level of service to business departments, reviewing and proposing new ways of working where appropriate and challenging the current way of thinking and planning. You will report directly to the Assistant Manager and indirectly to the Department General Manager ('DGM') of the Trade Risk Management Department.

Main responsibilities of the Risk Analyst position will include;

  • Support for business departments and internal group companies for controlling risk and enhancing profit through conducting the function of an "in-house advisor". This is applicable to all stages of trading transactions including the analysis and assessment of risks (mainly credit risk); making suggestions and proposing appropriate solutions to the business departments.
  • Day to day risk management routines (e.g. internal credit application handling, credit balance monitoring, etc.).
  • Customer visits in relation to risk management matters upon the business departments' request.
  • Making suggestions and proposing solutions for the improvement of credit risk management operations.

To be considered for this position, ideal candidates must have the following experience and skills;

· Degree qualified in Business, Economics or Accounting
· Strong interpersonal and communication skills
· Analytical ability with a capacity to think logically and clearly
· Effective, clear and concise report writing skills
· Effective presentation skills
· Ability to multi-task and prioritise
· Ability to learn quickly
· Ability to apply past knowledge and experience to similar matters in future
· Ability to consider by him/herself and propose their opinion to managers
· Understanding the importance of proper and well-timed information sharing, consulting and reporting

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