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Market Risk Analyst

Job Title: Market Risk Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 3264389
Contact Name: Jade Blackburn
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Job Published: May 07, 2021 11:01

Job Description

QTC is the central financing authority for the Queensland Government and provides financial resources and services for the State.

Reporting to the Head of Market Risk, as an Analyst you will be required to identify, measure and report QTC’s market risk and performance through your analysis of trading, investing & lending activities.  You will ensure that quantitative measures relating to QTC’s financial market activities and client products are accurate, are in accordance with best practice and comply with policy and client mandates. The role includes providing analytical support to internal and external clients and being responsible for the configuration and maintenance of key systems and models.

Technical requirements of the role include:
  • Financial, economic, industry and statistical analysis skills with high attention to detail
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of market risk processes and stress testing methodologies
  • Research, reporting and advocacy to a level suitable for presentation to stakeholders
  • Negotiation, facilitation, communication skills (verbal, written, presentations) suitable to stakeholders
  • Skill in programming (e.g. SQL, Python, R, Power BI) to assist in quantitative analysis and validation of key risk measures (Preferred)
The successful candidate will have a relevant finance, mathematics, economics or similar degree and ideally be pursuing or completed post graduate finance studies such as a CFA. This role is ideal for collaborative individuals who enjoy being challenged, have strong ethics and attention to detail.  You will have a strong working knowledge of Excel, SQL and risk systems. Prior experience in a risk, markets or a quantitative role from a large financial institution will be advantageous but recent graduates will also be considered.

You will have a strong technical understanding of a range of financial products and be passionate about the sector.

For more information please call Jade Blackburn or Sarah Kennedy on 07 3854 3800 or apply below.