Our client is a well-established investment firm with CySEC and FCA licenses. On their behalf, we’re seeking an experienced Risk Analyst to join their CFD brokerage firm. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and analyzing risks associated with our trading activities.This role requires strong knowledge of MT5 Manager and Admin, excellent MySQL skills, and a solid understanding of database administration. The Risk Analyst will play a crucial role in maintaining and creating reports, ensuring the integrity of our databases, and supporting our global locations.Job ResponsibilitiesAnalyse market risks associated with trading activities, including identifying potential risks, monitoring risk exposure, and recommending risk mitigation strategies.Utilise various trading platforms to oversee and manage trading operations, including trade execution, risk limits, and account monitoring.Develop and maintain risk management policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal guidelines.Generate regular reports and analysis on risk metrics, such as stress tests, and exposure limits, for senior management and regulatory reporting.Collaborate with the trading team to assess the risk impact of new products, strategies, or trading activities and provide recommendations.Maintain and enhance existing risk management tools, systems, and databases, including performing regular data checks and validation.Assist in the design and implementation of risk management systems and processes, ensuring data accuracy and integrity.Support the integration and maintenance of the firm's Invest App, AIF, and Prime Broker/HNWI equity desk by providing risk analysis and recommendations.Collaborate with internal stakeholders, such as compliance, operations, and IT departments, to address risk-related issues and implement necessary improvements.Stay up-to-date with industry trends, regulatory changes, and best practices in risk management, and recommend adjustments to risk frameworks and methodologies accordingly. RequirementsProven experience (3 years) in risk management or analysis within the financial industry, preferably within a CFD brokerage firm.Strong knowledge of MT5/MT5 Manager/Admin and experience in using it for risk management purposes.Strong knowledge of OneZero and experience in using it for risk management purposes.Excellent MySQL skills with the ability to create and maintain reports using SQL queries.Proficiency in database administration and server management is preferred.Familiarity with risk management concepts, methodologies, and tools, such as stress testing, and exposure limits.Solid understanding of financial markets, trading strategies, and derivatives products.Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify and assess potential risks and propose effective risk mitigation strategies.Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex risk concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.Strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently and proactively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.Familiarity with regulatory requirements and industry standards related to risk management in the financial sector.Experience with other programming languages, statistical analysis software, or risk management platforms is a plus.Flexibility to work across multiple time zones and travel to other global locations if required.
Golden Careers Recruitment,
Limassol, Limassol - Agios Nicolaos