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Risk Analyst

Risk Analyst

About Citco

Since the 1940s Citco has provided specialist financial services to alternative investment funds, investors, multinationals and private clients worldwide. With over 6,500 employees in 45 countries we pioneer innovative solutions that meet our clients’ evolving needs, and deliver exceptional service.

Our continuous investment in learning means our people are among the best in the industry. And our corporate social responsibility programs provide meaningful and fulfilling work in the community.

A career at Citco isn’t just a job – it’s an opportunity to excel in an environment that genuinely supports your personal and professional development.

About the Role:

As part of the Risk & Transparency Reporting team you will be responsible for producing risk reports using a wide variety of proprietary technologies for major hedge fund clients.

Job Duties in Brief:

  • Produce quantitative portfolio risk reports (market/credit/liquidity) using a wide variety of proprietary technologies and data sources for Buy-Side institutional investment clients.
  • Analyze quantitative results and find potential for process improvements and automation
  • Perform data entry and first level data validation and ad-hoc reporting as required
  • Test new risk technology offerings for quantitative and qualitative assurance
  • Frequently communicate with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Perform data analysis and modification/cleaning as necessary

About You:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following (Finance, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Math) or equivalent and/or equivalent experience
  • Proven quantitative and analytical skills. Ability to learn a wide variety of new concepts quickly and investigate issues/problems independently
  • SQL (Oracle/Sybase/SQL Server) queries (select, insert, update, joins, Stored Proc nice to have)
  • Proven ability to break complex problems down into pieces and proactively narrow down a resolution
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong sense of accountability and ownership
  • Exemplary command of the English language and effective professional communication style
  • Attention to detail, commitment to accuracy and avoidance of errors
  • Commitment to meet tight deadlines and multi-tasking
  • Strong Excel (Vlookups, VBA functions, lookup tables)
  • Highly desired : Understanding of financial products, risk-free valuation, Black-Scholes and risk metrics such as Value at Risk, Exposures and Stress Testing
  • Ability and willingness to work over-time to meet business requirements

What We Offer:

  • A challenging and rewarding role in an award-winning global business.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional career development.
  • Great working environment, competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities for educational support.
  • Be part of an industry leading global team, renowned for excellence.


Confidentiality Assured.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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