Investment and Credit Risk Analyst

Employer
AXIS
Location
New York City, New York
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Nov 07, 2022
Closes
Jan 06, 2023
Ref
REQ03407#GIJ-AxisSpecialty.8
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital – a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk taking and superior risk adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.

At AXIS, we believe that we are only as strong as our people. We strive to create an inclusive and welcoming culture where employees of all backgrounds and from all walks of life feel comfortable and empowered to be themselves. This means that we bring our whole selves to work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodation is available upon request for candidates taking part in the selection process.

JOB SUMMARY:

AXIS Capital is seeking an analyst to support a global Investment Risk team. The role involves analyzing investment as well as credit risk exposure management activity, including research, model testing and validation work. AXIS, as a global insurer / reinsurer, accumulates credit risk from its underwriting as well as from its investment activities. Managing asset portfolio and credit risk is of critical importance as the company allocates capital actively to enhance its financial returns.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support credit and investment risk reporting
  • Support model development and methodology reviews
  • Contribute to team tasks, including general research, tool development and validation, and data analysis
  • Fulfill other ad-hoc tasks as required

PREFERRED TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in related data analytics roles
  • Knowledge of specialist credit lines insurance / reinsurance and working understanding of exposure management concepts
  • Knowledge of investment assets
  • Experience in programming / modelling
  • Experience working with SQL / databases
  • Strong level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Typically requires around 4-8 years of relevant experience

EDUCATION/OTHER DESIRED SKILLS & CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Academic success in a technical field, such as Mathematics, Economics or Finance
  • Strong understanding of key financial, mathematical, and statistical concepts
  • Strong quantitative and programming skills
  • Ability to communicate with key stakeholders
  • Analytical thinking
  • Conscientiousness and strong work ethic
  • Desire to learn and develop
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines / prioritize / multi-task
  • Ability to work well with others

For this position, we expect to offer a base salary in the range of USD 163,000 to USD 205,000 (New York). Expected salary range information for London available on candidate request. The specific salary offer will be based on an assessment of a variety of factors including the experience of the successful candidate and their work location.

In addition, all employees are eligible for competitive incentive targets, with awards based on overall corporate and individual performance. On top of this, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes medical plans for employees and their families, health and wellness programs, retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and much more.

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