Senior Equities Risk Manager


Division

Financial Services - Front Office

Location

Stamford, Connecticut

Employment Type

Permanent



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A top rated 20Bil AUM Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund located in New York is seeking a Senior Quantitative Risk Manager to work within a larger Equities team. This is a critical role that helps protect the Fund by identifying their exposure and ensure that the Fund's risk-taking is predictable & is taken with deliberate action.         

Job Description:


Compensation : $125000 - $150000
Job ID : 9642

 

  • Ensure that risk-taking at the individual portfolio level and at the firm level is efficient and deliberate, by setting appropriate risk guidelines and limits. This task requires having a deep insight on correlations across various market factors as well as understanding concentration and liquidity risk across all asset classes.
  • Set & maintain capital allocation guidelines to boost risk-adjusted returns and P&L across lines of business and the Fund as a whole.
  • Actively manage the firm’s risk exposures
  • Lead Equities risk reporting at weekly Risk Committee meetings.
  • Lead in the development of new & enhanced risk management approaches—creating new tools and refining existing tools & technology, leverage the Fund’s collective knowledge & advanced analytics is to enhance the Fund’s risk-adjusted return.
  • Develop a sixth-sense for what affects the Fund’s performance—developing highly intuitive risk frameworks and deepening the overall knowledge & understanding of the Fund & team within.
  • Manage & mentor quant analysts on the team.  

Job Requirements:


 

  • Ensure that risk-taking at the individual portfolio level and at the firm level is efficient and deliberate, by setting appropriate risk guidelines and limits. This task requires having a deep insight on correlations across various market factors as well as understanding concentration and liquidity risk across all asset classes.
  • Set & maintain capital allocation guidelines to boost risk-adjusted returns and P&L across lines of business and the Fund as a whole.
  • Actively manage the firm’s risk exposures
  • Lead Equities risk reporting at weekly Risk Committee meetings.
  • Lead in the development of new & enhanced risk management approaches—creating new tools and refining existing tools & technology, leverage the Fund’s collective knowledge & advanced analytics is to enhance the Fund’s risk-adjusted return.
  • Develop a sixth-sense for what affects the Fund’s performance—developing highly intuitive risk frameworks and deepening the overall knowledge & understanding of the Fund & team within.
  • Manage & mentor quant analysts on the team.   

 

 

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