Wedbush Securities

Risk Data Analyst

Job description

Job Description:

Wedbush Securities is one of the largest securities firms and investment banks in the nation. We provide innovative financial solutions through our Wealth Management, Capital Markets, Futures and Advanced Clearing & Prime Services divisions. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California with over 100 offices and more than 80 correspondent offices, our commitment to providing relentless, customized service is the foundation of our consistent growth.

Our Jersey City office is seeking an experienced Risk Data Analyst to join our Risk and Credit Group. The Risk Data Analyst’s primary function is to build, monitor and distribute risk reports and margin calculations. You will need to design SQL queries and relational databases to carry out daily tasks and automate reports for the risk management department.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Build, monitor, distribute risk reports and margin calculations
  • Design SQL query and relational databases to carry out daily tasks and automate reports
  • Create risk dashboards
  • Perform complex data analysis on account balances and positions across the firm
  • Act as system administrator and point of contact for various risk systems and tools
  • Present and explain analysis in a non-technical and accessible manner alongside data visualization
  • Perform other tasks and duties as required and assigned

Required Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree from accredited University required, preferably in Business, Finance, or other related fields
  • 3 years related work experience in an Information Technology role for a financial services firm
  • 3 years experience in Data Analytics, Risk Analysis, or related role
  • Understanding of Equities, Options and Margin preferred
  • Advanced proficiency in SQL and understanding of data access tools
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain data integrity
  • Creative, solution-oriented mindset with the ability to handle pressure to meet deadlines
  • Able to work with minimal supervision, taking ownership of work and completing tasks in timely manner, while adapting rapidly to changing work environments, priorities and organizational needs
  • Ability to identify gaps in existing processes and gain efficiency through automation
  • Experience working with multiple teams across different time zones

From: Wedbush Securities

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