Equity Long/Short Risk Manager (Elite Hedge Fund)

New York

Posted: 01/09/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Risk Job Number: 96
Job Description and Synthesis
In the role of Equity Long/Short Risk Manager, the employee report to the Global Head of Risk and will be responsible for the following:
  • Contribute to the implementation of the Firm and Equity Long/Short Risk Management.
  • Own the risk monitoring and oversight of a set of portfolios
  • Able to challenge Portfolio Managers in their investment process and risk management.
  • Monitor global market development and contribute to the definition of ad-hoc risk scenarios, back testing strategies, etc
  • Contribute to the enhancement of client risk analytics and reporting.
  • Mentor more junior members of the team.
Key Qualifications
  • 5-10 years as risk manager/quant analyst/trading
  • A particular focus on Equity Long/Short is mandatory
  • Equity and equity derivative products
  • Understanding or global macro risk framework such as portfolio risk, stress scenarios
  • Communication ability – must speak fluent English and be able to communicate effectively with PMs
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills (quantitatively savvy).
  • Creativity/Idea Generation – generates fresh project ideas and looks for ways to improve existing processes
  • Attention to detail – takes ownership of projects, strong focus on quality, correctness, and intuitiveness of output.
  • Motivated, hard-working, self-starter (will-do attitude)
  • Knowledge of at least one of the following programming languages/scripts/tools: Python/R/SQL/VBA/C#/Tableau, Python is preferable
  • MSc or BA/BSc from Top 5 Russell Group/Ivy League
equity risk management, portfolio risk management, trading risk, equity long short

Spencer Knibbe
Managing Partner

Spencer is the Founder and Managing Partner of MBK Search, LLC - an executive search firm that specializes in the governance, risk, compliance, and cybersecurity market space. Prior to founding MBK, Spencer was Head of Operational Risk at Bridgewater Associates. Before moving to Bridgewater, Spencer was the Head of Risk for ICAP, Plc covering the Americas Region. He started his career in venture capital as an investment associate.

Spencer graduated from Harvard University in 2001 and resides in Ridgefield, CT with his wife and two sons.

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