Risk Analyst

Intercontinental Exchange
London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
May 02, 2021
Jun 11, 2021
Job Role
Risk Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Newly qualified, Qualified

Job Title:
Analyst, Risk

Department: ICE Clear Europe Limited

Description / Job Purpose:

ICE Clear Europe's Clearing Risk Department ("CRD") is looking for a front office risk analyst. The successful candidate will assist the senior risk managers in overseeing and shaping the risk management practice at one of the largest futures and options clearing houses in the world. You will be joining a very dynamic team, be exposed to a wide range of asset classes and be challenged with complex risk problems. You will be responsible for carrying out all aspects of the day-to-day risk management duties and assist in developing and implementing enhancements to the risk management tools, models, and processes. You will also participate in the design and implementation of new risk initiatives and products that benefit the business.


  • Assist with the establishment and maintenance of the risk management framework by following risk policies and staying up to date with regulatory and industry standards
  • Monitor model performance tests and assess the appropriateness of models in order to demonstrate policy adherence
  • Participate in the design and implementation of model enhancement and improvements to risk infrastructure and processes
  • Conduct mathematical/statistical analysis to calibrate and enhance risk models
  • Collaborate with a group of colleagues on key policy and methodology development
  • Build and maintain the risk management reports to the ICE Clear Europe board, various ICE Clear Europe risk committees and the regulators overseeing ICE Clear Europe
  • Conduct project work and run thematic or ad-hoc market research on relevant risk topics
  • Be a team player and cultivate a strong risk culture

Knowledge and Experience

  • Strong quantitative and analytical background with a solid knowledge of statistics (degree in Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Engineering, Science, or a related discipline)
  • Attention to detail and strong problem solving skills, and with an inquisitive mind
  • Prior relevant professional experience in risk management, data analysis, portfolio management, and/or risk systems. At least some of this experience will have been gained in an investment bank, hedge fund or clearing house preferred
  • Strong knowledge in financial derivatives products in multiple asset classes preferred
  • Prior experience in applying risk management models and techniques such as Value at Risk models, Liquidity Risk models, backtesting and stress testing models preferred
  • Ability to be a team player and to collaborate with other teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with SQL and Python preferred

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