Market Risk, Flow Credit, Associate

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Job title: Market Risk Associate
Corporate Title: Associate
Department: Risk
Location: London

Company overview

Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit


Role description:


  • Support senior risk managers covering Nomura's EMEA vanilla credit businesses including Flow Credit Trading, ABS Secondary Trading, Credit Syndication and Acquisition & Leverage Finance.
  • Review of the desks exposures as they relate to VaR, SVaR and IRC; and sign-off on daily values.
  • Review of market exposures to ensure desks are within trading limits.
  • Develop and produce risk reports used by senior management, as well as prototype reports to be handed over to the risk reporting team.
  • Run stress scenarios on trading positions used by senior management to gauge the risks of the portfolio
  • Perform scenario and capital analysis on trades to determine whether they are within the firms risk appetite.
  • Review risk measures to ensure accuracy of the risk produced by analytic systems.
  • Participate in the review of infrastructure projects to enhance risk management systems, including FRTB.


Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required:


  • 1 to 3 years of experience working for a financial services firm preferably in market risk management or trading.
  • Knowledge of flow credit markets or a similar asset class.
  • Strong communications skills are necessary as the person will engage with a large number of groups on a daily basis (traders, mid-office support, product controllers, IT, risk analytics).
  • Quantitative degree (Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Economics, Engineering).
  • Detail oriented.
  • Programming skills are a plus but not absolutely required.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Nomura is an Equal Opportunity Employer