Professional Consulting - Toronto

Our client in Banking and Finance Industry is seeking Risk Analyst for Toronto location. This is a 12 months contract position.
 
Description:
 
GROUP INFORMATION/CULTURE
Supporting Market Risk/Counterparty Credit Risk functions including Regulatory and Senior Management Reporting, trade positions and data reconciliations, credit and counterparty data management, supporting project effort on data migrations, changes, releases and trading systems but not limited to.
 
EVP (Employee Value proposition):
Bank has a lot of opportunities so this is a great role to expand skill sets and gain experience for future roles
 
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to):
• Understanding and experience with risk management measures, particularly PFE and MTM with an ability to leverage these skills in a solution based approach.
• Understanding and knowledge of capital markets and financial products
• Demonstrated aptitude to work in a self-directed manner
• Strong analytic and troubleshooting skills. Detailed oriented and organized.
• Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation based).
• Ability to accommodate shifting priorities and manage to tight deadlines
• Undergraduate/post graduate degree in either Engineering, Comp Sci, Finance or Math or Applied Math discipline; FRM and/or CFA designation would be an asset.
• Coding with VBA and Python
 
TOP SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:
• 0- 2 years of related work experience/internships, preferably in a related Capital Markets/risk management capacity
• Knowledge of Derivatives, Securities Financing and Cash products
• Knowledge of Market Risk and Counterparty Credit Risk
• Knowledge of Adaptiv, PFE, collateral, ISDA and CSA would be an asset
• Understanding of Enterprise Risk Management key policies and infrastructure would be an asset
• Very strong Excel (functions and data analysis, calculations, pivot tables)

NICE TO HAVE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
• Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills – functions and tools to investigate and analyze data
• Proficient in VBA and Python

SOFT SKILLS:
• Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, ability to cope with a high degree of ambiguity and change
• Strong work ethic, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize and manage tasks and deadlines
• Ability to take initiative and manage additional accountabilities as required
• Strong verbal communication and written skills, ability to work with minimum supervision
 
EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:
• Undergraduate and/or postgraduate degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Finance, Business or related discipline or CFA

 
To apply, please send your resume to: k.sinha@maxsys.ca

Position Type Contract
Application Deadline June 6, 2019
Experience Required 1-2 years
Job Duration 1 year
Education Required Bachelors