Toronto, ON

Business Analyst - Risk

Business Analyst - Risk

On behalf of our client in the Banking Sector, PROCOM is looking for an Business Analyst - Risk.

Business Analyst - Risk – Job Description

  • Report, analyze, and investigate outputs of market risk measurement systems
  • Develop and execute specifications that ensure capture of all trades, correct mapping of portfolios, and enhance product mappings and risk factors across multiple business lines
  • Consult with stakeholders to understand business objectives, translate business requirements into development tasks and ensure alignment of priorities between multiple end users
  • Create business specifications and develop testing plans with respect to trade position capture in consultation with various stakeholders
  • Monitor implementation of risk system enhancements against established timelines
  • Lead the analysis of market data for revisions to model parameters in response to changing market views and trade positions
  • Assist senior management with ad hoc risk analysis
  • Keep abreast of methodological developments in the market and “best practices” in market risk management, and effectively apply these principals

Business Analyst - Risk – Mandatory Skills

  • 4 to 7 years of related work experience, preferably at a financial institution
  • Bachelor/master’s degree in a technical field such as statistics, engineering, mathematics, quantitative finance
  • Exposure to Capital Markets and knowledge of financial products
  • Knowledge of risk management strategies
  • Broad understanding and experience with risk management methodologies
  • Strong quantitative analysis skills
  • Strong organizational skills, and ability to take the lead on solving challenging problems
  • Strong analytic and troubleshooting skills with a solution-oriented attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and consistently meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a high paced environment

Business Analyst - Risk – Nice to Have Skills

  • Strong proficiency with Excel, VBA and SQL, and experience working with large data sets, knowledge of Python and/or Matlab is an asset

Business Analyst - Risk - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 6 months to start

Business Analyst - Risk - Assignment Location

Toronto, ON – Work Remotely

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