FO Risk Support Analyst

London
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Key purposes

We are looking for a FO Risk support analyst who thrives on ongoing challenges working in a front office environment. Your client-driven approach and service-oriented mindset, your good analytical skills, your ability to summarize and feedback key messages, your effective communication skills, your adaptability, as well as your ability to assist traders and software developers, will enable you to succeed.

 

Key purposes

As a support analyst in a very rich, dynamic and demanding front office environment, you will primarily support the Fixed Income business for their P&L and risk tools. London based.

  • Main responsibility will be to provide day-to-day support on our P&L and risk tools for the fixed income business. Users will generally be traders who are dealing on European, Middle East and African (EMEA) markets.
  • Communicate with users and provide regular updates on the status and actions taken.
  • Collaborate within your team and contribute when applicable on skill sets outside of application support role: business analysis, testing, communication with stakeholders and capacity to execute genuine Front Office tactical development (such as configuration, industrialisation of recurrent actions, deployment)
  • Ensure the continuity of the business by a strong relationship with the local helpdesk-support team, IT development team, the infrastructure teams and the IT Project and product managers in EMEA.
  • Guarantee a high level of service & quality by industrialising the different processes and participating to the local and global projects and by communicating about it.

 

Outside of the core support functions, you may be involved in business requirement analysis for the P&L and risk tools. This would involve working with the front office to analyze, challenge & document new requirements or changes to existing functionality.

 

 

Responsabilities

 

  • Provide thorough and clear analyses to unblock, assist and accompany the business on functional IT topics and issues.
  • Escalate incidents to appropriate development teams when required. Liaise with relevant IT teams regarding new functional and technical enhancements.
  • Participate in Agile sprints in any capacity that can contribute outside of user support: business analysis, testing, etc
  • Make available the knowledge of the local activity by promoting and updating documentation of procedures and processes used
  • Train new users within EMEA and accompany the business on major changes impacting their tools.
  • Identify improvement axis and lead/propose transformation of existing processes both for the business or our production services activities.

 

Skills and Education

 

Skills

  • Strong understanding of pricing and market risk of financial instruments traded by a fixed income business: bond, futures, rates derivatives, money market and FX instruments (FX Spot, FX Forward, Fx Swaps, FX Ndf, FX Futures)
  • Good understanding of the pricing, risk, and P&L processes for intraday and end-of-day activities.
  • Knowledge and awareness of sales, trading, middle and back off workflows for the G10 and Emerging Markets business lines
  • Experience in an IT role, knowledge and understand of front to back process (internal and external) especially in the Fixed Income space.

Technical skills (prior knowledge preferred but training will be given)

  • Windows servers (basic commands)
  • Unix servers (basic commands)
  • Operating Systems – Windows/Linux skills
  • SQL Oracle
  • Microsoft Office, in particular Excel – notions of VBA is recommended
  • Oriented-objects coding notions is a plus

Languages:

  • English: fluent.
  • French is a plus

Education:

University graduate level, ideally with a degree in Computer Science / Information Technology

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