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Risk Manager
Location – New York, NY

THE OPPORTUNITY
Lime is currently seeking a candidate with 5+ years of experience to work as a Risk Manager, reporting to the Head of Risk or CEO of the company. This V.P. level role will monitor and manage the risk of Lime’s customer portfolios, consisting of equities, equity options, futures, and options on futures and will be responsible for all market risk and client margin control activities within the brokerage firm. The role is located in New York City, however, Chicago could be considered for the right candidate.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement the Risk Policy of the firm
  • Interact with relationship managers and directly with clients as needed to ensure compliance within the risk policy thus acting in the best interest of the company
  • Monitor intra-day risk metrics for all customer accounts
  • Analyze and understand the risk of accounts with material exposure
  • Follow the escalation policy when accounts have breached their limits, including calling clients and coordinating the orderly liquidation of positions with the client services team
  • Continuous evaluation and suggestions on improving risk metrics and limits
  • Daily reporting to management and coordinating weekly risk meetings
  • Participate in the validation and possible requirements definition of risk systems required to perform the duties


QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION

  • Bachelor degree in Math, Engineering, or Finance combined with a risk certification such as FRM or PRM

and/or

  • Master’s degree in Finance/Math/Economics/Financial Engineering
  • Series 3 and 7 exams. Series 24 preferred but not required

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EXPERIENCE / KNOWLEDGE

  • 5+ years of trading, risk management, product control or brokerage experience
  • Candidate must have previous experience with risk
  • Very good knowledge of equity derivatives and U.S. margin calculations
  • Must be proficient in Excel
     

COMPETENCIES

  • Candidate must have excellent communication skills, ability to work under pressure and superior prioritization skills
  • Ability to face off with clients on a regular basis;
  • Team worker, quick thinker and absolutely hands-on
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