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Senior Market Risk Analyst

Date Posted: Aug 16, 2018

Location: Whippany, NJ, US, 07981

Company: MetLife

Job Location:  United States : New Jersey : Whippany                                    


Role Value Proposition: 

The Derivatives and Market Risk team within Corporate Risk Management (CRM) looks after the risk management of enterprise FX risk and is looking to hire a Senior Market Risk Analyst, reporting to the Assistant Vice President.  This position requires someone with strong quantitative skills who will play a key role in analyzing FX risk and in the development and implementation of FX risk management tools and processes.  This position will also support new and existing derivative risk management initiatives, and other market risk management functions.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Key quantitative resource for the development, implementation, and maintenance of Enterprise-wide enhanced FX exposure reporting, monitoring processes, risk-based limits, and an Enterprise FX risk appetite
  • Work closely with the Derivatives Desk, Legal, Operations, ALM, Treasury, Finance, and the local Global Risk Management (GRM) teams to meet objectives and build strong working relationships 
  • Identify and analyze significant FX and/or derivative risk exposures; understand and communicate the effects of strategic plans and initiatives on local and enterprise risk levels
  • Develop a deep understanding of MetLife’s existing sources of foreign currency risk information on assets, liabilities, and derivatives
  • Understand MetLife Currency Risk Policy and corporate governance processes


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 3-5 years of work experience, with minimum 2 years of experience in financial industry, preferably around FX or derivatives risk



  • 2 plus years of experience with SQL, Access, VBA, Murex, YieldBook, Numerix, and/or Bloomberg
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, fundamentals, and techniques of market risk management; actuarial designation, MBA, CPA, or CFA a plus
  • Comprehensive understanding of market dynamics and experience with market risk modeling and/or statistical modeling
  • Comprehensive understanding of fixed income securities markets, derivatives, financial analytics, insurance liabilities and risk management
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Good project management skills


Business Category

Global Risk Management


Number of Openings



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Requisition #: 99096 

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