Quantitative Risk Analyst


Location:

Dubai

Date posted:

7th June 2018

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

65500-0010465465

Staffing area:

Financial Services


Description

The Company

Our client, a proprietary fund based in Dubai, are looking for a risk analyst to join their in house risk team.

The Role:

  • The role will have market and investment risk oversight over global equities, fixed income, and derivative products.
  • Construct risk models to monitor investment risk exposure across multiple asset clases
  • Monitor portfolio risks including price risk, currency risk, valuation issues, liquity, credit risk
  • Provide analysis and internal reporting on multiple risks
  • Work alongside portfolio managers and investment team in order to provide clear analysis and understanding on risk
  • Monitor risks across equities, fixed income, derivatives, and illiquid assets
  • Prepare risk reports, ensuring accuracy, efficient, and timely reporting.

Candidate Requirements

  • A background in quantitative finance
  • Buyside experience preferable however not essential
  • Proven experience in risk analysis, quantitative analysis, and/or portfolio management
  • FRM and/or CFA qualifications would be preferential
  • Working knowledge of R, Python, Excel and VBA, for risk modelling and data analysis are highly desirable
  • Able to liaise and interact with senior stakeholders


Dubai

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Gate Village 1, Level 1 , Dubai +971 (0) 4 382 6700
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