AVP, Market Risk Manager

Full Time



Job Summary:

Client is a full-service securities and futures firms and investment bank providing innovative financial solutions through Private Client Services, Capital Markets, and Clearing & Execution divisions. They seeking a candidate to join Risk and Credit Group for their Chicago branch. This position will report directly to the Senior Vice President of Risk & Credit and will be a Market Risk Manager focusing on derivative trading clients at the FCM.

Job Duties:

  • Daily monitoring of client positions, activities, and market movements; issuing intraday/overnight calls and limit breaches to clients, while answering and investigating any inquiries or disputes
  • Daily monitoring of client margin calls and analyzing firm risk exposures
  • Inspecting client performances by evaluating intraday/overnight profit & losses and stress tests to identify any potential dangers and present protective measures against price fluctuations of client positions
  • Daily approval of outgoing wires and ACHs
  • Review and approval of trading limit requests
  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned and required


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University, preferably in Business Administration or other related fields
  • SQL abilities to perform queries and knowledge of database infrastructure
  • Strong Quantifying skills and experience
  • Advanced abilities using Excel
  • Competency in using GMI, CME SPAN and the various margin tools presented by each exchange
  • Familiarity with options and understanding of option strategies
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
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