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E-Trading Risk & Control

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: PH/172881
  • Sector: Banking, Professional Services
Job Description

I am looking for an experienced Risk Analyst from an Investment Banking or Consulting background who has good knowledge of Algo/Electronic Trading and associated risks.

The role is with a London based Investment Bank and will join a project-focused team of 5 Risk & Controls Analysts.  

Main duties will include:

  • Analysing risk relating to electronic trading, supporting risk management projects delivery, and assisting key stakeholders to enhance risk management across electronic trading.
  • Monitor warnings, alerts and alarms associated with execution controls.
  • Assist in the investigation and response to electronic trading issues, internal reviews and regulatory inquiries and exams.
  • You will gain exposure as you participate in systems development projects and coordinate with functions across the bank.

You will also be:

  • Monitoring existing control frameworks and identifying areas for improvement
  • Supporting with the logging of key non-market risks inherent in the electronic trading businesses
  • Assisting with Internal Audits reviews of the relevant control landscape
  • Assisting with electronic trading regulatory enquiries

Experience you will need:

To succeed in this role, you will need experience of, or strong interest in, financial services businesses, including investment banking. Along with a foundation of technical and analytical skills, you will hold a degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) or have an appropriate analytical qualification.

You will need to bring knowledge of algorithmic trading and products, paired with a risk-based mind set, to understand the risks associated with algorithmic trading.

In addition, you will need experience in change and delivering change in a constantly evolving environment. And experience of working with senior traders and technologists would be advantageous.

Additional key skills or knowledge:

    • Familiarity with equities and fixed income markets regulation, electronic trading concepts and risks
    • The ability to apply a technical understanding to data to solve complex problems.
    • The ability to adapt to changing market situations, technology, and business needs.
    • Reliability when working independently, with sound judgment for when to escalate issues.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Apply right away to find out more about this great role.

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