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LSEG Senior Risk Analyst in New York, New York

This is an opportunity for the potential candidate to work in Front Line Risk Management for the SwapClear business. The Risk Management responsibilities include continuous monitoring of margin levels and market risk, as well as the opportunity to assist in Risk testing and Risk process automation. As a member of the New York Risk team focusing on the SwapClear service, the candidate is required to be experienced and passionate about learning and maintain daily risk monitoring processes, as well as delivering business change within the investment banking sector.

The role will involve close liaisons with the wider Risk teams globally, and other internal/external groups, on a regular basis.

The candidate is expected to have knowledge and practical experience of market risk concepts, e.g. Market Data, Pricing and Sensitivities. The candidate should have a strong understanding of all instruments traded in the Interest Rate Derivatives market. It would be beneficial if the candidate is proficient with Python and VBA.

Role Responsibilities

  • Continuous monitoring of risk exposures and producing regular reporting to identify exceptional positions and escalating changes as appropriate.

  • Ensure that margin is in place to quantify potential risks, escalating where necessary.

  • Timely and accurate analysis of risk issues.

  • Ensure the accuracy and effectiveness of data sources and methodologies applied.

  • Analyses and interprets data to provide regular reports for stakeholders to support decision making, identifying risks outside appetite

  • Adheres to applicable risk control frameworks, polices and procedures in scope of own role and applies this to processes consistently.

  • Ensure that ‘best practice’ risk management is followed, with regular reviews of processes and procedures.

  • Contribute to improvements in existing risk testing techniques and processes through the application of advanced automated processes.

  • Own issues and their resolution. Escalate appropriately both internally and externally to ensure projects are efficient and on track.

  • Supports the team to deliver risk projects and activities by assisting in successful functional implementation and testing. Provide the necessary oversight and support.

  • Challenge the status quo and identify and implement cross-functional efficiencies to speed up and reduce the cost of future projects and programmes.

Minimum Requirements

  • This is an Individual Contributor role

  • Degree or equivalent

  • General knowledge of the financial services industry.

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