Citigroup Equity Market Risk Senior Analyst in New York, New York
The Market Risk Senior Analyst is a seasoned professional role. Applies in-depth disciplinary knowledge, contributing to the development of new techniques and the improvement of processes and work-flow for the area or function. Integrates subject matter and industry expertise within a defined area. Requires in-depth understanding of how areas collectively integrate within the sub-function as well as coordinate and contribute to the objectives of the function and overall business. Evaluates moderately complex and variable issues with substantial potential impact, where development of an approach/taking of an action involves weighing various alternatives and balancing potentially conflicting situations using multiple sources of information. Requires good analytical skills in order to filter, prioritize and validate potentially complex and dynamic material from multiple sources. Strong communication and diplomacy skills are required. Regularly assumes informal/formal leadership role within teams. Involved in coaching and training of new recruits Significant impact in terms of project size, geography, etc. by influencing decisions through advice, counsel and/or facilitating services to others in area of specialization. Work and performance of all teams in the area are directly affected by the performance of the individual. Responsible for measuring, monitoring and analyzing the organization’s market risk exposure on a day-to-day and long-term basis for various financial products. Market risk pertains to potential loss due to market movements such as changes in interest rates, equity prices, credit spreads and foreign exchange rates. Individuals monitor trading limits and are responsible for approving transactions over certain established limits. Work with traders or trading management and recommend actions to mitigate risk. Responsible for monitoring and analyzing the organization’s risk exposure by understanding the risks and rewards of the Citi products. Structures solutions to mitigate risks of those products.
Work with trading desk to ensure that all relevant market risk factors are properly identified and formally captured in official risk systems
Collect and aggregate data from multiple industry specific sources
Facilitate analysis and meaningful reporting of the data
Work with senior risk managers in market specific compliance programs
Develop and maintain an appropriate autonomous market risk limits framework with applicable limits and triggers
Monitor business compliance with the firm’s market risk-related policies
Assist in product specific risk reporting and limit monitoring
Oversee risk exposure measurement and limit monitoring processes to ensure integrity and appropriate independence of reporting
Participate in the development of business-level stress testing that properly considers risk concentrations by single issuer, risk rating, sector/industry and geography; review results and assess appropriate follow-up actions
Participate in the ongoing development, implementation and upgrade of risk systems
Well defined mid to long term projects in working with senior mentors that require technical skills and strategic planning, enabling development in analytical capacity and critical thinking
Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
5-8 years relevant experience
Degree in a quantitative or financial discipline
Knowledge of financial instruments and risk metrics • Proficient quantitative skills including mathematics involved in risk estimation and modelling • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Must be a self-starter, flexible, innovative and adaptive •Ability to work collaboratively and with people at all levels of the organization • Work collaboratively with regional and global partners in other functional units; ability to navigate a complex organization • Excellent project management and organizational skills and capability to handle multiple projects at one time • Proficient in MS Office applications (Excel/VBA, Word, PowerPoint) and SQL • Experience in performing data analysis
- Bachelor’s/University degree or equivalent experience
This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.
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