Job description Posted 15 November 2022

Risk Business Analyst
£270.00 PAYE / £350.55 Umbrella
London (Hybrid Working Model)
12 Month Contract

Role Summary:

HSBC are currently looking for a Business Analyst to join the team in London working on the traded risk function. HSBC require this person to help support the Traded Risk managers and provide a deep dive analysis into the numbers involved. Additionally, within this position the successful candidate will be involved in user requirements gathering and the testing of process implementation.

Please see below for further details and if interested please do not hesitate to apply!

Key Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:


· Co-ordinates and conducts predominantly quantitative analysis, and performs investigations and root cause-analysis

· Supports Risk Managers with the generation, calibration, and maintenance of risk measurement techniques and models

· Performs timely risk limit monitoring and provides guidance on potential breaches, with appropriate escalation

· Provides analysis to support and inform risk decisions on trades, risk exposures and new products

· Identifies and escalates issues to Risk Management through appropriate and targeted review and validation of risk data, controls and reporting

· Responsible for production of ad hoc and bespoke risk reporting, and risk-related presentation packs (and MI) for senior management

· Works closely with Global Transformation to optimise risk measurement and analysis capability through the introduction of new technologies

· Interacts regularly with Global Markets Middle Office, providing an escalation point, and acts as a conduit to Risk Managers


Knowledge and Experience:
To be successful in this role you should meet the following requirements:


  • Good knowledge of financial markets, trading business and market risk measures
  • Understanding of key risk factors for products, risk sensitivities and how they are measured
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and software development tools (VBA, Python, etc)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of project cycle
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills
  • Genuine interest in financial products within Traded Risk
  • Strong eagerness to learn and grow along with the capacity to work collaboratively as a team


If you’re looking for a career that will help you stand out, join HSBC, and fulfil your potential. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.

Either apply direct! Or please contact me at / 0161 546 6297