Graduate Market Risk Analyst


Our Client is a leading Trading business with a successful history of growth. Their distinct culture thrives on values, giving them a strong base and passion to succeed as a team. Employees enjoy an environment that allows them to develop their skills, knowledge and experience giving them every opportunity to have successful careers. New ideas and initiatives are encouraged as it is widely believed that inspired individuals can make a difference and help shape the future of the business.

Reporting to Senior Stakeholders within the Risk function your tasks and responsibilities will be:

  • Risk reporting and presentations
  • Undertake risk measurement and limit checking, including VaR and stress testing
  • Risk data base management
  • Assisting in the implementation of a risk IT system, data centralisation, defining new risk metrics, scorecard definition etc.)
  • Assist in reviewing market risk, credit files, country risks etc.
  • Helping to prepare training materials on compliance and risks


  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Engineering, Math’s or Sciences
  • Some relative commercial work experience gained through placement or an Internship
  • Quantitative analysis knowledge or skills would be an advantage
  • Highly numerical with ideally some experience of databases, modelling or Risk work through study or work experience
  • Strong IT skills
  • Fluent English with ideally additional language skills but this is not essential
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self motivated and able to work autonomously.

Travel may be required

Required skills

  • Commodity
  • Market Risk
  • Numeracy
  • Quantitative Models
  • VAR

Application questions

Are you able to work in London without any Visa restrictions?
Do you hold a degree or equivalent qualification in Engineering, Maths or sciences?
Have you gained relative commercial work experience gained through placement or an Internship?
Are you graduating in 2020?
Are you able to start a new role within 1 month?

Reference: 39961869

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