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Risk Manager, Proprietary Trading

Job Seekers Singapore Risk Management Financial Services - Asset Management, Financial Services - Banking, Financial Services - Financial Markets

Job Summary

  • Singapore
  • Permanent
  • BBBH795512
  • Oct 08, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

Morgan McKinley is working in partnership with a global Proprietary Trading firm, known for its algorithmic financial trading strategies with presence in key financial cities in US, Europe and Asia.

The Singapore team is looking for an experienced Risk Manager who has an analytical approach to their work and can display a breadth of knowledge from within the financial markets that they can use to grow their risk management capabilities in the Asia Pacific region and Market Risk analytics for the global firm.

Role and responsibilities

  • Act as a front-line risk manager, responsible for risk monitoring and managing risk limits
  • Coordinating and driving risk projects in Asia in conjunction with the Business Development team, for new and existing business
  • Troubleshoot and coordinate any risk related issues across departments and regions
  • Acquire deep understanding of market, operational, and trading risk environment
  • Tap into historical data sets and third-party tools to grow firm's market risk analytics suite globally
  • Leverage internal log captures to improve monitoring of critical operational risk areas
  • Design, document, and drive improvements in risk monitoring applications and alerting framework
  • Engage with trading teams to promote risk best practices
  • Be able to understand complex trades, identify key risks and come up with risk mitigating solutions
  • Ability to work with internal developers to improve risk infrastructure

Key requirements

  • Master's / Bachelor's Degree in quantitative discipline required
  • Minimum 3 years' work experience in a quant risk role
  • Knowledge of financial markets, product knowledge in futures, equities, bonds and FX, with preferred experience in Asia markets
  • Familiarity with financial modeling and risk metrics
  • Knowledge of Python & SQL is advantageous
  • Familiarity with third party market risk packages like Barra, Axioma, or RiskMetrics is plus point
  • Familiarity with exchange connectivity/trading systems
  • Strong communicator with traders, technical staff, and external parties
  • Excellent organization and writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Ability to make decisions in time sensitive situations

Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to, therefore if you do not receive a response within 14 days please accept this as notification that you have not been shortlisted.

Morgan McKinley Pte Ltd, EA License No: 11C5502

Lee Boon Hou (Hagen), Registration No: R1870932


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Hagen Lee
Hagen Lee
  • Senior Consultant
  • +65 6818 3140