Barclays Equity Markets Risk Manager in New York, New York
Equity Markets Risk Manager New York, NY
As a Barclays Equity Markets Risk Manager you will primarily be engaged in managing market risk for the US Equity business. You will be responsible for making themselves aware of all the significant market risk positions and for performing quantitative and qualitative analysis of all material positions and risks. You will also challenge business on their risk taking and escalate to market risk leaders as necessary.
Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.
What will you be doing? • You will monitor and analyse risk across desks / products within context of what’s going on in the market • Partnering with Front Office and Risk colleagues to risk manage; challenging stakeholders and/or escalating findings as necessary to ensure appropriate risk taking in a controlled environment • Analysing, assessing and recommending new trades, trade types and risks • Understanding the VaR, stress testing, and RNiVs assuring it is appropriate, accurate, timely reported, and further developed in line with new regulations and internal guidelines • Leveraging knowledge of the equity markets and equity products, particularly vanilla options and volatility index products, and takes initiative to drill into and investigate risk • Driving infrastructure upgrades/development and regulatory deliverables – ensuring we improve infrastructure and have an understanding of the changes and are able to explain these
What we’re looking for: • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics or related quantitative field (Master's preferred) • Experience performing mathematical modelling and risk analysis by leveraging Excel VBAs and Python; in-depth knowledge of equities markets, derivative products • Comfortable working against tight short-term deadlines and managing multiple workflows in a dynamic pressurized environment that has direct contribution to the firm's revenue • Highly motivated with demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaborate well with others
Skills that will help you in the role: • Established understanding of various measures such as P&L Explain, Stress testing and Greeks • Ability to engage with a variety of audiences and to challenge laterally / vertically within an organization to ensure scalable controlled risk appetite • Actively seeks out efficiencies across established processes and synergies within the team and/or across functions, and open to collaboration with others to develop creative solutions • Natural interest in understanding / navigating large scale and complex technology data flows and anticipating downstream impact of changes
Where will you be working? Barclays’ U.S. headquarters is located at 745 Seventh Avenue in New York, NY. At Barclays, we offer you an engaging and challenging environment, giving you the opportunity to make the most of your unique set of skills. We also have an extensive range of learning and development initiatives designed to support you both personally and professionally.