Market Risk Business Analyst/Project Manager

Goodman Masson
London, United Kingdom
GBP100000 - GBP120000 per annum
03 May 2022
15 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
My client, a well-known Investment Bank, are looking to bring on-board an experienced Market Risk BA/PM with a deep understanding of market risk and associated data is required to lead the Market Risk workstream of the project. This is a hands-on role that requires collaboration with the existing project team and business users to complete the build, test and support a regulatory parallel run.

Key responsibilities:
    • Own market risk stream of the market data platform project
    • Own end to end delivery of other projects going forward to ensure a timely, high quality delivery that meets business needs
    • Resolve requirement queries raised by development and test teams
    • Work with business users and other BAs to define test cases for the Market Risk stream
    • Manage and execute functional and system integration testing
    • Support and manage execution of user acceptance testing
    • Manage a backlog of issues that need to be resolved

Must haves:
    • Strong knowledge of Market Data requirements and relationship with Risk, Finance and Operational processes and requirements
    • Closely liaising with Risk and Finance business users to understand and manage their requirements, translating these into specifications that can be implemented by IT build teams in London
    • Assisting projects through the full software development lifecycle from requirements gathering, solution design, all stages of testing and finally deployment
    • Understanding of Market Risk processes such as Value at Risk (VAR) reporting, Incremental Risk Charge (IRC), Stress Testing and Back Testing
    • Working knowledge of quantitative functions such as curve stripping and hazard rate or probability of default calculations and experience working with quantitative analysts
    • Experience managing and executing functional, system integration and user acceptance testing
    • Experience supporting and investigating issues arising from regulatory parallel runs for VAR
    • A strong, proven track record of project delivery in the financial services industry with the ability to demonstrate:
      • Working in geographically distributed software teams
      • Delivering complex functionality in a pressured environment
    • A knowledge or working experience with Asset Control, Xenomorph and Murex would be beneficial
    • Experience with data migrations in the market risk space would be beneficial
    An ability to speak and write in Mandarin (not mandatory

Please do apply if you have the relevant experience.

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