Risk Production Business Analyst

Business Analytics London, United Kingdom


The Role

We are looking for an exceptional individual to use their business analysis skills to lead the Risk production function and support Risk management. The successful candidate will be defined by their ability to move beyond pure BA skills and be heavily involved in implementation, root cause analysis and problem solving. As a Risk Production Analyst you will be the conduit between Risk Management, the Fin Tech Development Team dedicated to Risk as well as Back and Middle Office. One of your main functions will be assisting in the construction and implementation of a new risk management system to increase complexity and flexibility. Other responsibilities include:

  • Translate business requirements into specific deliverables for the development of the Risk Platform or other reporting tools as directed by Risk Management.
  • Take ownership of the risk platform and its output
  • Manage integrity of underlying dataset that acts as source for the Risk Platform
  • Creation and active development of Risk Reporting presentations
  • Be expected to define and deliver full User Acceptance Testing for Changes to the Risk management System
The Individual

You will have a profound technical and financial background with at least five years' experience in a business analysis role. You will also possess a genuine interest in helping to develop a rigorous approach to the on-going development of an in house Risk System. It will be essential to have excellent organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail and the determination to see initiatives and processes through to completion.

You will also have the following:
  • Knowledge of risk management evidenced by the candidate working towards / having completed a relevant qualification eg: FRM
  • Solid understanding of asset classes (principally Equities, commodities, fx)
  • Appreciation of system architecture and database design. Although this is not a development role, the candidate will work closely with developers.
  • Strong academics to degree level
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Proactive and results driven.
System Requirements
  • Excel fluent
  • SQL intermediate

Highly Competitive + Bonus