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Sr. RISK ANALYST in White Plains, NY at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • The Senior Risk Analyst will assist the Sr. Director and Director in Operational Risk in all areas of business.
  • Ability to design, perform and interpret analysis necessary to challenge and validate hedging strategies
  • Ability to design, calculate and validate corporate and customer risk exposures, including; Value at Risk, Gross Margin at Risk, market volatility, mark-to-market, and other relevant risk metrics.
  • Ability to design, perform and review a full spectrum of analyses to define and assess complex and emergent risks associated with business practices and strategic initiatives.
  • Work with risk owners to perform a full range of analyses of risks to target root causes and make recommendations in support of risk mitigation plans.
  • Analyze, write and present complex and concise risk reports and presentations containing strategic recommendations and solutions.
  • Ability to work as a lead within inter-departmental project teams, showing intiative and independence.

Required Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles of Economics, Finance, Accounting, derivatives, quantitative and statistical analysis methods and tools and general engineering concepts.
  • Expert understanding of various types of risk drivers, including market, commodity, operational, credit and insurance.
  • Thorough understanding of corporate and customer risk exposures, including; Value at Risk, Gross Margin at Risk, market volatility, mark-to-market, and other relevant risk metrics.
  • Thorough understanding of energy hedging products and its risks, including but not limited to; swaps, options (calls, puts, costless collars) and TCC.
  • Ability to perform and interpret the statistical analysis of inherent risks and to assess strategies and pricing to ensure financial integrity.
  • Strong ability to perform and interpret probabilistic analyses to aid in the development of pricing models, asset evaluation and position assessment.
  • Highly proficient in spreadsheet and/or statistical analysis packages. Proficient in Excel, @Risk, Access, Visual Basic, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project and Visio.
  • Thorough understanding of compliance, internal audit, insurance and strategic planning.
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Strong analytic skills and numbers comprehension.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of the broader Risk Management team.

Required Experience

  • At a minimum, Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or Economics.
  • Minimum 9 years of demonstrated experience in risk analysis, process modeling and system configuration.