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3 - 5 Years
August 9, 2018
Credit Risk Analyst
Credit Risk Analyst
Excited to develop your career in the field of Risk management within a fast-paced and international trading company? Are you able to work independently and identify emerging risks? If you have a great attention to detail, excellent analytical skills and a communicative nature, then you might be the new Credit Risk Analyst were looking for.
What youll do
As our new Credit Risk Analyst you will be working in an ambitious and results-driven team, right on the trading floor. Part of a small team, reporting directly to the Global Chief Risk Officer, you will be exposed to a wide range of risk areas, primarily focusing on Market, Credit and Operational Risk. Your main responsibility will be analysing and monitoring the risks arising from our trading activities in various financial products across all four Optiver offices. Next to that you will develop extensive relationships with internal and external stakeholders while monitoring their transactions, reporting on risks and evaluating trading activities. Please note that this position is for all four offices, so it may be require travelling when necessary, however you will be based in Amsterdam.
So, in short, as our new Credit Risk Analyst you will be:
Monitoring and reporting aggregated risk exposures to Senior management;
Monitoring transaction and capital limits set up with brokers and clearing;
Evaluating market making activities, hedging methodologies and trading models;
Analysing and reconciling theoretical P&Ls reported by the Optiver offices;
Identify emerging risks within the organisation;
Developing and implementing new risk methodologies and policies;
Enhancing current reporting and monitoring processes;
Establishing relationships with internal stakeholders and advise them on several risks.
Who you are
You have an academic degree preferably in Econometrics, Economics, Finance or equivalent;
You have 1-2 years of working experience as a risk analyst within the financial industry;
You have strong coding skills and preferably experience with using Excel, VBA and Python;
You have an affinity for financial markets and trading;
You have excellent analytical skills;
You are a strong team player;
You have great multitasking skills with an eye for detail;
You have strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
Who we are
Thirty years ago, Optiver started business as a single trader on the floor of the Amsterdams Options exchange. Today we are at the forefront of trading and technology, employing over 1000 Optiverians from over 40 nationalities in Amsterdam, Chicago, Sydney and Shanghai. We stick to what were good at: making markets in a wide range of financial products.
This clear focus has always served us well. We use our own capital, at our own risk, to trade on major financial markets around the world. By constantly providing liquidity, volume and competitive prices, we contribute to the stability and smooth functioning of fair, transparent and reliable markets. Our innovative trading systems are key to our success, enabling us to respond swiftly to every change in the market.
What youll get
No two days are the same. Perfect! Optiver brings together a multidisciplinary group of talented people from all over the world who together strive to be better tomorrow, than they are today. Our culture supports and empowers Optiverians to develop and be at their best both personally and professionally. The dynamic, collaborative environment and the nature of work we are involved in means that your problem solving, creativity and analytical skills can be well leveraged in the pursuit of excellence.
If you are ready to apply, apply directly via the form below for the position of Credit Risk Analyst. Please provide us with a CV and letter of motivation in English. Applications without a letter of motivation will not be reviewed. If you have any questions feel free to contact the Recruitment team on firstname.lastname@example.org or on +31 20 708 70 00.
An assessment can be part of the application procedure.
Kindly note that we do not require any assistance from third-parties including agencies in the recruitment of this role.