• Securities, Supervisory Control & Operational Risk, Analyst, Dallas

    Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Business Unit
    Management and Strategy
    Employment Type


    Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.


    Job Summary & Responsibilities

    The Securities Division is seeking an Analyst to join the Supervisory Control and Operational Risk team in Dallas. The Supervisory Control and Operational Risk team performs Front Office operational risk management for the Securities Division and reports through the co-COOs of the Securities Division to the Division Heads. This is a global team that compliments the Divisional Risk teams which focus on market risk, counterparty risk, liquidity risk and capital risk. The team addresses both immediate and residual risk management priorities related to conduct, controls and operational risk within the Securities Division and to develop new innovations in those fields. Candidates should be interested in joining a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, and working with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments. The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of or interest in either (a) the Securities businesses and markets or (b) advanced risk management techniques, as well as excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.


    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Ensure transparency of risks to traders and senior management by summarizing and reporting risks
    • Perform risk analysis (including coordinating Integrated Risk and Control Self-Assessments and analyzing raw data)
    • Liaise with trading desks to understand business activities, workflows and existing risk policies and business controls
    • Review the Securities Division’s trading activity and compliance with risk policies and business controls
    • Monitor market and economic trends to identify business risks and potential impact
    • Work with Divisional Risk Strategists and Desk Strategists to develop and implement risk metrics


    Preferred Qualifications:


    • Bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, accounting, science, mathematics, management information system or engineering



    • Any experience in a risk management or control discipline, within the financial industry or any other industry
    • Strong project management and process implementation / improvement experience
    • Demonstrated interest in financial markets and products
    • Specific areas of experience which would be beneficial include: detailed knowledge of cash or derivatives asset classes and instruments, process engineering risk management, human systems, conduct risk management, application of artificial intelligence methods, electronic trading, cybersecurity, insider threats, counter-intelligence, medical risk management, aerospace risk management, military special operations or similar areas of experience, data visualization (e.g. Qlikview, Tableau), data modelling or coding



    • Effective in engaging with global stakeholders and senior management
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Commercial focus, team player, self-motivated
    • Effective in engaging with a multi-location team
    • Good working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to communicate concisely and accurately



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