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Market Risk Analyst

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Job ID 239272 Date posted 09/20/2022 Location : London, United Kingdom | Amsterdam, Netherlands | Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota

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Job Purpose and Impact

The Market Risk Analyst will identify, assess, and mitigate market risk. In this role, you will establish risk management procedures and processes to ensure adherence to policies and you will identify potential loss due to market movements. You will also participate in projects to advance the current risk models and risk tools used in the risk management group. In addition, you will work in a fast-paced trading environment and interact with other teams and stakeholders across the globe.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop and enhance risk models and risk tools to enable more advanced analysis of risk positions and support the proactive identification and assessment of risk positions.
  • Conduct market analysis to identify and assess market risk requiring a deep understanding of market concepts and a thorough knowledge of financial risk, including market liquidity and volatility, pricing, trading and hedging strategies.
  • Estimate the potential financial consequences of an occurring loss using standard metrics such as Value-at-Risk (VaR) and stress.
  • Prepare, review and disseminate risk reports and related analytics.
  • Support risk managers and the enterprise risk lead in the performance of ad hoc analysis to enable the proactive assessment of risk and communicating to stakeholders.
  • Participate in broader risk management group wide and the company wide quantitative initiatives and build collaborative relationship across different geographies with colleagues and stakeholders across the various trading hubs.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of market risk concepts.
  • Experience building dashboards in Power BI or Tableau.
  • Proficient in a programming language.
  • Experience in a trading environment analyzing and/or trading in financial markets.

Position Information

  • This position is posted internally as well as externally.
  • Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.
  • Location: Minneapolis, Amsterdam, London

Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time.  Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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