Risk Analyst Job Profile and Descriptions

The job of the Risk Analyst is to analyze the financial statements of profit, loss, budget, etc, identify the potential risks existing around the assets, budgets, and manage them to reduce or eliminate them with their expertise. They must manage the various risks, which may threaten the very success of the organization and propose methodologies to eliminate or minimize them. They must be able to predict the future trends from the current developments in the market and recommend the management accordingly to plan the strategies, thus help in the constructive developments for the company making them create good capital. The analyst plays a key role in risk identification, assessment, reduction, management and avoidance.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyzing the financial statements and other assets carefully.
  • Indentifying the potential areas of risks that threaten the very success and working of the company.
  • Proposing methodologies and solutions to overcome those risks and reduce their effects.
  • Recommending the management based on the solutions to adopt newer strategies to overcome the risks.
  • Predicting the future trends based on the latest developments in the market and recommending plans to keep up with the pace.
  • Compiling reports, presentations and other visual materials to highlight the effects of risks and the proposed solutions with its pros.
  • Monitoring and assessing the post-period implementation of risk management strategies.
  • Evaluating the implementation of risk reduction strategies and finding the positive as well as negative outcomes of them.

Skills and Specifications

  • Strong analytical, qualitative and quantitative skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in using the computer and word processing applications.
  • Problem-solving and research-oriented skills.
  • Working knowledge of financial markets.

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, statistics, economics or related subject.
  • Master’s degree in business administration or in quantitative research.