Risk Analyst - Level 1 - Direct Risk Analysis Experience
Risk Analyst - Level 1 MS Office 2010, VBA/Access/Excel/SQL Black Scholes Option Pricing Model, Forward, Swap & Futures Contracts Value @ Risk, Front/Middle/Back Office, Position/Financial Limits Risk Control/Reporting, Mark to Market/Fair Value Accounting, Accrual UP TO 10% OF OVERTIME MAY BE REQUIRED Volt Workforce Solutions is seeking a Risk Analyst for a temp-to-hire opportunity in Vancouver, WA. Position Overview: The Risk Control Analyst supports the control discipline within the Transacting and Credit Risk Management (TCRM) organization, Our Client's Middle Office functional group. TCRM is responsible for measuring, monitoring, controlling and reporting the market, credit and operational risks associated with Our Client's physical and financial commodity transacting activities. The position serves as a Jr. Level Risk Analyst position and reports to the Transacting and Credit Risk Manager. The position supports compliance with relevant risk policies through: The independent review and validation of transactions. Confirmation that transactions are consistent with approved policy risk limits. Verification of accurate and timely recording of transactions in the system of record. Regular reporting of transaction activity and associated positions. Additionally, the Analyst plays an active role in designing and implementing the functional and technical requirements for Information Technology system upgrades that support Risk Monitoring and Reporting processes. Note: This position may be eligible for Situational Offsite Work, subject to the completion of a Supplemental Labor Offsite Work Memorandum of Understanding. Duties and Responsibilities: Monitor all Trading and Marketing positions to ensure that they are in compliance with Corporate policies, and consistent with established limits. Prepare, produce and distribute Management Reports for Physical and Financial Transaction Positions and Limits, Net Revenue and Market Risk Measurements. Communicate Limit Violations to appropriate Staff and Executive Team. Support the development, documentation, implementation and maintenance of IT Solutions to support accurate and timely Transaction Recording, Confirmations, Compliance Monitoring and Reporting. Support other Risk Control Personnel in miscellaneous tasks and projects. Support New Product Approval Processes, providing comment and analysis on control, systems and Valuation Implications of proposed product in collaboration with the Manager. Serve as the Primary or as a Supporting Middle Office Representative on Front/Middle/Back Office IT Trade System Team to ensure system accuracy and data integrity, to collaborate on system upgrade and ad hoc configuration issues, and administer system usage. Perform Daily Control Function activities, as well as miscellaneous tasks and projects in collaboration with other Control Personnel. Perform regular and ad hoc Exception and Variance Analysis. Reconcile all transactions, as well as monitor and assist in resolution of any Reconciliation disputes. Source Forward Curves or independently validate Forward Curves sourced by the Front Office. Aggregate various Market Data components and process for uploading (e.g. prices, Volatility Curves, Correlation Matrices) to Trade Management System for daily Portfolio Valuation. Interface between Transaction Groups, accounting, IT, Internal Audit, and Quantitative and Credit Risk Personnel within TCRM. Conduct Analysis, Monitoring and Reporting through the use of various software applications, including Excel, VBA, Access, SQL, C#, R, and S-Plus. This is a temp-to-hire position in Vancouver, WA, through Volt Workforce Solutions located in Portland, OR. We are among the largest financial/insurance staffing companies in the US for contingent/temporary and direct hire placements and support most of the top-rated financial/insurance companies in the Pacific Northwest. Requirements: Required Skills for this Risk Analyst position include the following: Education/Experience Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Engineering, Economics, Statistics, and/or a related field required; Advanced Degree in an applicable field preferred (Advanced Degree can substitute for four (4) years of related experience) Related Experience: Direct work experience in a Risk Analysis capacity Must have 0.5 to four (4) years work-related experience in Risk Analyst or in a related area Must have skill/experience with VBA, Access, Excel, SQL; C, C++/C#, C#, R/S-Plus preferred); MS Office 2010 proficiency required General Skills Requirements: Finance: Black Scholes Option Pricing Model, Forward, Swap and Futures Contracts required; Commodity/Equity Trading and/or Hedging Strategies preferred Risk Management: Must have experience with Value at Risk, Front/Middle/Back Office Organizational Structure, Position/Financial Limits, Risk Control and Reporting Accounting: Experience with Mark to Market/Fair Value Accounting, Accrual How to Apply: Please email your resume to Volt at: Portland0633@volt.com and reference the following job number and job title in your subject line to ensure it gets routed to the correct Recruiter to readily discuss this job with you: 300108-4120-1-305564 - Risk Analyst and include the website name where you saw this posting listed. Our Recruiter will initiate a phone call to you and give you immediate consideration should your resume meet the job requirements. Please rest assured that if your resume matches what is reflected in this job posting, you should receive a phone call from a Volt Recruiter to discuss this position with you. Volt has a talented and optimistic staffing team focused on the quality of your career. To help Volt stay in touch with you and other great Accountants and Financial Industry people in the Northwest, we have created a specialized portal for you at: http://www.volt.com/nwaccountingjobs/ You can also follow us on Twitter at: http://www.twitter.com/NWAcctJobs Start here to see much more: http://volt.com/social Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience. We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions. We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions. We offer our Workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and re-deployment assistance. Volt is a publicly owned Corporation with shares trading on the over-the-counter market: http://www.otcmarkets.com under the trading symbol "VISI". To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Location: Vancouver, WA Type: CONTRACT Duration: Temp to Hire Pay Rate: DOE Contact: Volt Accounting Specialists 1300 SW 5th Ave., Ste. 2600 Portland, OR 97201 PH: 503/227-1707 FX: 503/227-8944 Keywords: Accounting
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