Description The role of a Risk Management Associate within the Market Risk and Margin Methodologies team of CME Clearing supports the development and maintenance of the risk management framework.
Principal Responsibilities • Conduct risk reviews of clearing member firms. • Gain knowledge and expertise of existing risk management systems and tools, including SPAN. • Monitor markets on an ongoing basis and take appropriate actions to manage risk. • Provide high-level summaries of market activity to senior management. • Work on ad-hoc data analysis projects. • Work with experts and risk specialists to design, develop and implement new market risk measurement strategies.
Qualifications • BA or BS in a quantitative field, graduate degree is preferred. • 2 to 6 years' experience involved in a risk management, middle office, or related area in the Commodities, Equity, FX, or Interest Rates space. • An understanding of futures and options is a prerequisite. • Experience working at a CCP or FCM is a plus. • Must possess demonstrated quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills. • Must have the ability to work flexibly in a team environment. • Expertise in Microsoft Office, particularly in Excel, is necessary. • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills and be able to articulate complex concepts to a variety of stakeholders.
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