Equity Long/Short Risk Manager (Elite Hedge Fund)

MBK Search, LLC, New York CT

Job Description and Synthesis
In the role of Equity Long/Short Risk Manager, the employee report to the Global Head of Risk and will be responsible for the following:
  • Contribute to the implementation of the Firm and Equity Long/Short Risk Management.
  • Own the risk monitoring and oversight of a set of portfolios
  • Able to challenge Portfolio Managers in their investment process and risk management.
  • Monitor global market development and contribute to the definition of ad-hoc risk scenarios, back testing strategies, etc
  • Contribute to the enhancement of client risk analytics and reporting.
  • Mentor more junior members of the team.
Key Qualifications
  • 5-10 years as risk manager/quant analyst/trading
  • A particular focus on Equity Long/Short is mandatory
  • Equity and equity derivative products
  • Understanding or global macro risk framework such as portfolio risk, stress scenarios
  • Communication ability – must speak fluent English and be able to communicate effectively with PMs
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills (quantitatively savvy).
  • Creativity/Idea Generation – generates fresh project ideas and looks for ways to improve existing processes
  • Attention to detail – takes ownership of projects, strong focus on quality, correctness, and intuitiveness of output.
  • Motivated, hard-working, self-starter (will-do attitude)
  • Knowledge of at least one of the following programming languages/scripts/tools: Python/R/SQL/VBA/C#/Tableau, Python is preferable
  • MSc or BA/BSc from Top 5 Russell Group/Ivy League
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