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Risk Specialist

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Posted Sep 28, 2018 - Requisition No. 71001

Built on Bloomberg’s market-leading data, pricing and analytics MARS Market Risk and Front office are complete risk analytics and reporting solution 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 in one place.

The Risk Specialist team is responsible for Supporting the Bloomberg Market Risk Solutions, MARS Market Risk and Front office. Your strong modelling, data, project management and communications skills, in collaboration with your market risk knowledge will enable you to explain complex analytics and recommend modelling best practices. You will be working closely with sales on running demos, conducting testing/reconciliation, running production accounts, and working on risk related projects to help improve and expand our existing risk platform.

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
  • Run the implementation of new clients, including crafting and maintaining a project schedule and running regular status meetings that include all partners
  • Act as primary point of contact and manage the client relationship around all system issues
  • Understanding client requirements in detail, including new features as necessary, and working closely with all stakeholders to build and deliver enhancements
  • Help configure client's data, modelling parameters, application views, and reports
  • Train clients on use of the system
  • Respond to live, often time-sensitive, client questions and issues, and, when necessary, coordinate internally to resolve
  • Provide feedback to colleagues on client needs, competitor intelligence and market trends

You’ll need to have:

  • Strong 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
  • Real passion for technology and data flow
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to work across multiple teams and reporting lines
  • High level of energy, creativity, flexibility and dedication. A willingness to focus and commit to finding the best solution for our clients
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

We’d love to see:

  • 5+ years of experience in quantitative finance, risk management role
  • CFA or FRM a plus

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.

Open Date - 28th September 2018

Close Date - 27th October 2018

Salary - Competitive & Benefits

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