Quantitative Risk Analyst

Omni Partners LLP
London, United Kingdom
£37,000 - £45,000 and discretionary bonus
15 Feb 2019
20 Feb 2019
Job Function
Hedge Funds
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time


  • Running risk systems/programs/processes and managing transaction and position related data across products and portfolios
  • Measuring, monitoring and reporting in-house risks (Greeks, VaR, Stress, Concentrations, Factor Analysis, etc.) associated with the trade activities and positions
  • Assisting in back testing and validation of house risk models
  • Quantifying risk exposure and escalating noteworthy overruns, exceptions and unusual activities/situations; comparing position data and risk measures with pre-established trading limits
  • Participating in the implementation of new processes, procedures, analytics and systems to support new products and improve/automate current products
  • Maintaining the current SQL databases and designing new databases when needed
  • Assisting with investor requests; liaising and cooperating with other teams
  • Developing Python/VBA script for automation, data processing and quantitative analysis
  • Preparing data disclosures for stock exchanges and regulators

Expectations from the candidate:

  • Previous experience in a relevant role
  • Master's degree in a highly quantitative subject (eg. quantitative finance, mathematics, computer science, economics) desirable
  • Professional financial certifications (FRM, CFA) an advantage
  • Strong knowledge of risk measurement techniques, including option theory, VaR, stress testing, Monte Carlo simulation, econometric analysis; understanding hedge fund strategies and financial products
  • Programming experience in the following languages: Python, VBA, SQLDatabase development and data analysis experience
  • Experience in Bloomberg an advantage
  • Good understanding of and interest in the financial markets
  • Highly motivated and proactive, excellent time management, multi-tasking, attention to detail, analytical skills, systemic and long term thinking
  • Team player, demonstrable integrity and commitment to the role and firm

If you are interested in applying for this position, please provide us with both the following:

  1. Current CV; and
  2. Cover letter setting out why you wish to work for Omni Partners

Contact Details:

Please email hr@omni.co.uk

Closing date. 16 February 2019
Salary: £37,000 - £45,000 and discretionary bonus
Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance, Pension, Life Assurance and Income Protection, Season Ticket Loan and more