Prime Brokerage Risk Analyst

June 26, 2024

Prime Brokerage Risk Analyst


  • Permanent
  • PT-Lisbon
  • RISK
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About Global Markets

  • Global Markets is BNP Paribas’ capital markets business within Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB), delivering solutions across asset classes, and industry-leading services for clients including Institutional, corporate, private banks and retail distribution networks. Our Portugal Platform (Porto and Lisbon) is a major HUB in Europe and certainly unique in the country by its size and its scope of activity, with all Front Office roles present (Trading, Sales, Research, Structuring, Quant & Engineering, Business Dev and Support, Marketing & Client Support, Risk Management, Data Analytics and Machine Learning…). We are growing fast with the ambition to become even more relevant for the worldwide activity, which presents many short and long-term opportunities

Your Main Activities Are

  • Assess, monitor and review portfolio risk; look for changes in strategies/asset mix in client portfolios and assess whether the margining methodology needs to be updated/modified to capture risk and pricing
  • Assist in margin and pricing proposals for existing/new clients
  • Automation tools for risk monitoring; analyzing internal and external client performance metrics across various dimensions; manage/execute adhoc projects for the desks
  • Generate accurate risk summaries at position/client account/regional and global level for risk monitoring
  • Analyze major swings in client portfolio and escalate them to management
  • Assessment of cost and value of client portfolios and securities
  • Back testing client portfolios and platform inventory for stability of internalization
  • Scenario analysis to analyze the impact of changes in client portfolios, cost of funding, business mix, interest rates and currency mix

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Master’s Degree in Economics/ Finance/ Applied Mathematics/ Engineering or IT
  • Fluency in English both oral and written (mandatory)
  • Permanent Late Shift
  • Knowlege in:
    • Financial Markets
    • Python
    • Office Pack
  • Skills
    • Analytical Ability
    • Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving
    • Attention to detail / rigor
    • Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

About the Team

  • Prime Services, as part of the Global Equities business line primarily focuses on providing financing, clearing and other auxiliary services to its clients in the alternative asset management/Hedge Fund sector; thereby enabling those clients to pursue their investment strategies and objectives
  • The Risk Management team manages the portfolio risk for the business and the amount of leverage that we can offer clients. The team works in close collaboration with other functions within the business (such as sales, securities lending, client management) and with transversal teams such as Credit Risk Management and Exposure Management Group. The team in Lisbon will support the desk in effectively managing the client financing risk for the business. Specific responsibilities are listed below

Why joining BNP Paribas?

· Leading banking institution

BNP Paribas is a leader in the Eurozone, and a prominent international banking institution with strong roots in Europe’s banking history. It has a presence in 65 countries, with around 190 000 Employees – including more than 145 000 in Europe.

· Our presence in Portugal

Since 1985, BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has around 7.100 employees across several entities operating directly in the territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.

· International reach

Thanks to its international presence and regular and close collaboration among its different entities, BNP Paribas has the resources to support all clients with financing, investment, savings and protection solutions that help make their projects a success. BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three core operating divisions:

  • Retail Banking, a division that brings together all of the Group’s retail activities and specialised business lines;
  • Investment & Protection Services that include specialised businesses offering a wide range of savings, investment and protection services;
  • Corporate & Institutional Banking division that offers tailored financial solutions for corporate and institutional clients.

· Diversity and Inclusion commitment

BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency, which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.

· Commitment towards work/life balance

At BNP Paribas we care about our employees wellbeing and promote a culture of good integration between work and rest. We believe our employees have rich personal lives outside of work, being fundamental to be disconnected from work to recharge both physically and mentally. Only through this balance we may all be at our best while working.

· Remote Working Conditions

At BNP Paribas, we embrace a Smart Working framework based on trust, autonomy and collaboration. Within this framework, eligible employees can benefit from flexible remote working modalities adapted to our hybrid working environment. To guarantee a comfortable and efficient working set-up, eligible employees are provided with both the office and home equipment, are entitled to an equipment allowance and can benefit from exclusive partnerships to purchase additional equipment at reduced prices.

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* Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.

* In case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to support your hiring process.

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