Graduate Risk Analyst

Advertised on : 19 Mar 2019 | Closing date : 17 Jun 2019

  Job Reference : 10540

Graduate Credit Analyst




Job Profile

The Risks Department actively manages the firm’s Credit, Market and Operational risks by identifying and assessing potential threats and deploying techniques to control and mitigate them. The Graduate Risk Analyst position is a key entry level role, enabling strong candidates to discover how risk is managed across a regulated financial services firm, while developing core analytical skills. 

The starting point for the successful candidate will be as a Credit Assistant learning the Credit Control function, which will provide a valuable insight into the inner workings of the LME brokerage business and act as a platform for career development. Full training and development will be offered to the successful candidate with support from the Risks Department as well as the wider company. The ideal candidate should be aiming to progress as a Risks Analyst specialising in either Credit or Market Risk.


Key Responsibilities/Duties

·         Timely delivery of margin and ledger calls to customers and clear communication to the HCR regarding progress on the payment of these calls.

·         Liaison with Triland’s Singapore office to agree margin and ledger calls issued during Asian hours.

·         Preparation and circulation of the Daily Margin and Ledger Calls Report.

·         Preparation of payment requests for sign off by the HCR.

·         Processing of Position Transfers, Historic Price Carries and Metal Position Swaps for sign off by the HCR. This requires the calculation of exposures to ensure no breach in limits.

·         Assisting the Credit Risk Department in the preparation of bi-monthly Credit Committee meetings. This includes: the preparation and distribution of the agenda and credit proposals, writing the minutes and liaison MC Singapore.

·         Obtaining financial accounts in line with annual review deadlines, either directly from customers or via the Front Office.

·         Preparation of management information and ad-hoc reports on a periodic basis for HCR and Senior Management.

·         Supporting the department by providing assistance and cover where necessary.

Who we are looking for

·         Graduate with an excellent academic record, likely in an analytical or numerical discipline.

·         Meticulous attention for detail and ability to come to sensible well thought out conclusions.

·         The ability to work well as part of a team and maintain a dialogue with department members and the HCR; therefore excellent communication skills are essential.

·         Strong IT skills - preferably Excel and VBA.

·         The ability to learn quickly and adapt to new challenges.

Office Hours

Monday to Friday 08:00 – 17:30



Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK without any restriction


Functional Areas : Banking and Financial Services;Other
Type of Employment : Permanent
Work Location : (London)
Salary Description : £25K-£30K

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