Risk Specialist

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Sep 22, 2016 - Requisition No. 54479

The Bloomberg Professional service is an unmatched desktop solution to monitor, assess and manage risk in today’s complex and interconnected markets. Broad, deep datasets allow you to investigate situations from all angles. Our innovative analytics let you understand situational nuances and potential pitfalls. Our calculators and portfolio tools are fuelled by market-leading models and tools that help you fully understand your exposure, from single trades to your entire book. And our communication and execution infrastructure allow you to act quickly and confidently.

Built on our market-leading data, pricing and analytics platform, MARS, we offer complete risk analytics and reporting solutions designed for chief risk officers and front office professionals. Our multi-asset class offering includes all the standard risk measures that buy-side and sell-side institutions rely on for internal risk management, management reporting, investor reporting and regulatory compliance calculations all in one place.

What's the role?

You will join our exciting and fast growing team as a Risk Specialist. You will be working closely with sales on running demos, conducting testing/reconciliation, managing production accounts, and working on risk related projects to help improve and expand our existing risk platform. You will need to have strong modelling, data, project management and communications skills, a good knowledge of market risk and be able to explain complex analytics, recommending modelling best practices.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Be responsible for our Client’s entire experience on the MARS and MARS Risk platform, including setting up and giving presale demos to prospects, based on their portfolios
  • Play a lead role in the implementation of new clients, including creating and maintaining a project schedule and running regular status meetings that includes all partners
  • Acting as primary contact and handling the Client relationship around all system issues
  • Understanding our Clients’ requirements in detail, including new features as necessary
  • Helping configure the Client's data, modelling parameters, application views, and reports
  • Training Clients on use of the system
  • Responding to live, often time-sensitive, client questions and issues, and, when necessary, coordinating internally to get them addressed
  • Providing feedback to colleagues on client needs, competitor intelligence and market trends

You’ll need to have:

  • Highly developed client facing skills and the ability to develop and maintain client relationships at all levels
  • Extensive experience in the multi-asset class market risk space
  • Modelling skills at Master of Financial Engineering level
  • Passion for technology and data flows
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to work across multiple teams and reporting lines
  • High level of energy, creativity, flexibility and dedicated. A willingness to focus and commit to finding the best solution for our Clients
  • Solid experience in quantitative finance, risk management

We’d love to see:

  • CFA or FRM qualification

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we’re a good match. We’ll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps but in the meantime feel free to browse this: http://www.bloomberg.com/professional

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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