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Risk Analyst - Internal Audit in Louisville, KY at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/27/2018

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Job Description

Risk Analyst Professionals-put your skills to work with us and experience the Vaco Advantage!

Our clients have immediate opportunities for Risk Analysts; don't let your resume get lost in the shuffle - let us work for you! At Vaco, we give you an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring companies, so they can connect your work experience to the open job-promoting your strengths to the hiring manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the industry - keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture, and growth opportunities. If your background is in Risk Analysis, and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

The Risk Analyst will provide analysis and support to market risk management function.

Major Accountabilities:

  • Identify, analyze, measure, monitor, and report on market risk.
  • Develop and produce a wide range of risk analyses, including portfolio valuation and duration sensitivity analysis.
  • Develop and produce reports and presentation materials to communicate market risk to internal and external audiences.
  • Design, measure, monitor, and report on stress scenarios for market risk.
  • Assist in the development and enhancement of valuation and risk management models and information systems.
  • Assume ad hoc responsibilities, as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Financial Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent education, required. MBA and/or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation preferred.
  • Minimum of two years experience in fixed income securities, preferably mortgage assets, and associated pricing and valuation methods.
  • Understanding of asset and liability models
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills required.
  • Ability to interpret the results of complex financial analyses, develop conclusions, and make recommendations.
  • Strong MS Office, specifically spreadsheet skills, required. Database skills strongly desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and as a member of a team.