Risk Manager/ Strategy

New York, NY



  • Oversee risk management for the hedge fund portfolio while acting as the risk specialist for fund manager that primarily trades in volatility centric derivatives.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of risk management process and infrastructure that includes developing a Risk Management Manual covering all fund investment strategies.
  • Evaluate new and existing mandates to ensure that the investment activities are conducted as outlined in the Risk Management Manual. Analyze and interpret information and provide advice to management as requested.
  • Support systems developers in effort to produce quantitative analytics for measuring and monitoring risk for existing investments and potential strategies managed by the firm.
  • Participate in the evaluation of strategies and construction of investment portfolios managed by the firm with a particular emphasis on volatility centric strategies across equities, fixed income and commodities.
  • Participate as a member of the firm Investment Committee and ensure that funds operate according to approved fund parameters and other risk guidelines on an ongoing basis.
  • Coordinate with internal operational and trading teams to develop processes for evaluating risk related to external service providers that may include prime brokerages, administration, accounting, compliance and systems support.
  • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of performance measurement and attribution methodologies in consultation with other team members.




  • BA/BS required; MBA and/or a CFA is preferred
  • 6/10+ years of Risk Management experience within the asset management/hedge fund/proprietary trading industries
  • Strong understanding of Risk Management Practices with a focus on Liquid & Alternative Investment Strategies (Derivatives, Credit, Equity, Hedge Fund strategies)
  • Strong quantitative background and skillset, particularly strong knowledge on statistical analysis of investment risk
  • Project management experience





Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 1/15/2020
Salary $200,000 - $300,000 + bonus

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