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Senior Business Analyst - Traded Risk

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Recruiter: Jefferson Wells
Listed on: 1st June
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £550 - £705
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

Senior Business Analyst - Traded Risk

Location - London

Daily rate - £550 - 705/day PAYE/Umbrella

Start date - ASAP

Contract - 6 Months

Our financial services client is currently seeking an experienced Business Analyst in the EMEA Traded Risk Transformation team. The EMEA Traded Risk team is responsible for the successful implementation of strategic applications as well as BAU project activities to ensure the highest level of data quality and integrity for Risk Management and to comply with Regulatory commitments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support implementation of Transformation agenda including upcoming PRA/ECB regulatory commitments across London, Paris, Germany, MENA and other sites
  • Efficiency improvement of existing fragmented and manual systems
  • Global consistency and improved control framework
  • Deliver effective systems in close co-operation with the following stakeholders - Market Risk Management, Traded Credit Risk Management, Front Office Desks across all asset classes
  • Delivery of transformation projects
  • Liaise with global/other regional BAs and project managers to leverage knowledge and ensure successful transformation implementation
  • Work effectively within the team on cross component projects.
  • Be cognizant of the need of a strong control environment and ensuring process improvements are being prioritized
  • Control process is in line with internal and external regulation (PRA, SOx, KPMG, etc.)


  • Detailed knowledge on trading business & products, risk methodology and regulatory framework. Specifically expertise in all Asset class product types, Counterparty risks, Market risks, Cross-Risks, trade characteristics and hedging strategies
  • High degree of understanding of Traded Risk (Market and Counterparty Risk) terminology and concepts - exposure calculation approaches, Traded Risk Internal Controls framework, Basel II & III
  • Capable of exposure regression analysis and explaining differences between production exposure and target system generated exposure, through breakdown of variables
  • University graduate in Finance, computer science or numerated related disciplines
  • Experience in documenting requirements, validating functional specifications, drafting testing approach plans and user acceptance test cases
  • Able to understand and document processes using data flow diagrams
  • Experience in risk system development cycles and working with Risk Technology departments.
  • Strong ability to understand and use complex systems and take a logical and constructive approach to investigating and communicating system problems
  • Understanding of how projects are delivered, including project lifecycle
  • High level of expertise in Excel & Access (VBA level), SQL, PowerPoint, Visio


  • Experience in working with the following departments in a large financial organisation; Risk Management, Product Control
  • Database design/knowledge

If you think you are up for the task and feel you meet the above criteria or interested to hear more information please contact me on [Telephone number removed] /

Contact Name: Tejaswini Rangaswamy
Reference: TJ/1843/BBBH139130_1622540515
Job ID: 2938247

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