Risk Analyst Job Description Template/Brief

We are seeking a detail-oriented and analytical Risk Analyst to join our risk management team. The Risk Analyst will be responsible for identifying and analyzing potential risks that may impact our company's financial stability, reputation, or safety. This role involves conducting risk assessments, reporting on potential risks, and recommending strategies to mitigate these risks.

Risk Analyst Job Profile

A Risk Analyst is essential in helping businesses understand the financial, regulatory, and ethical risks involved in their activities. They are responsible for analyzing and assessing risk management processes, identifying potential threats, and developing strategies to minimize or control these risks.

Reports To

The Risk Analyst typically reports to the Risk Manager or the Head of Risk Management.

Risk Analyst Responsibilities

  • Conduct detailed risk assessments to identify potential risks that could affect the business.
  • Analyze and evaluate financial documents and investment portfolios.
  • Develop and implement risk management policies and procedures.
  • Work with various departments to understand processes and assess risks.
  • Prepare reports and present findings to management and key stakeholders.
  • Stay informed about market trends, financial news, and risk management best practices.
  • Collaborate with other team members to develop risk mitigation strategies.
  • Use statistical analysis and modeling techniques to predict potential risks.

Risk Analyst Requirements & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Business, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Risk Analyst or in a similar role.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of risk assessment tools and methodologies.
  • Proficiency in statistical analysis software and Excel.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Familiarity with financial markets and banking regulations.