Hedge Fund Sponsor

Operational Risk Analyst, New York, NY

Operational Risk Analyst (New York, NY): Our client, a privately owned Hedge Fund sponsor with $5b of AUM assets is seeking an Operational Risk Analyst to join their Business Operations team. The team works with many other groups to install a strong operational risk management culture and framework within the firm. This person should be practical, highly collaborative and proactive, with a strong sense of urgency and time management skills. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the development and improvement of the firm’s Operational Risk Management framework, techniques and insights; work closely with the firm’s Risk & Project Management, Legal & Compliance, Technology, and trading Operations teams to assist with daily operations and raise awareness of priorities; review and analyze risk incidents, and prepare risk management reports and metrics; identify and assess risks and controls, leading cross-divisional risk mitigation projects. S/he will also serve on the risk and control committees, providing organizational support; write and maintain policies, procedures and other documentation that support the Operational Risk Management framework; and coordinate periodic testing of the firm’s Business Continuity Plan across technology and business operations teams.  The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of relevant professional experience; Bachelors degree and strong academic background; excellent written and verbal communication skills with a strong executive presence; ability to understand technology concepts and interface with technical personnel; prior experience collaborating with technologists is a must; and a strong understanding of risk management processes, operational or enterprise risk management, project management, audit, regulatory compliance, or business continuity planning is preferred. This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys building relationships across teams and is interested in gaining exposure to multiple functions across the business. Ability to work independently is critical.  

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