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Global Markets Risk Manager

New York, New York

Job Description:

Market Risk Manager primarily covering the US Macro trading desks in Bank of America’s Global Markets Fixed Income Currencies and Commodities (FICC) businesses in AMRS.
Responsible for identifying, managing, and communicating market risk exposures, and independent oversight of the market risks taken by the trading desks. Additionally responsible for assisting with regulatory requirements, queries and exams.
The role involves managing significant risk positions and performing quantitative and qualitative analysis for the US Macro business. Candidates should have a quantitative background; prior risk management experience or CVA/credit risk experience is helpful. Key component include:

  • Working closely with trading desk and other risk and support groups (i.e. Finance, Quants, Technology, etc.) to enhance the overall risk management capabilities

  • Identifying, managing, and communicating risk exposures

  • Risk reporting across a broad range of audiences ranging from individual traders, to senior management and regulators

  • Ensuring robust procedures to maintain regulatory compliance in terms of capital calculations and reporting

  • Accountability for the accuracy of risk reporting for assigned desks, and performing quality checks prior to submission

  • Comparing expected P/L based on risk and market movements

The market risk manager will additionally assess a broad spectrum of risks for the desk, liaising with other risk functions as necessary, including operational, credit, and counterparty risks.

Core Skills:

There is no unique background defining a successful Risk Manager. However, a quantitative mind, natural curiosity, a desire to challenge the status quo while searching for gaps and trying to see the big picture are key requirements. One or more of the following qualities would be beneficial:

  • Previous experience as a Risk Manager working directly with the Front Line and performing risk analysis

  • Solid academic background, which may include a postgraduate qualification

  • Good people skills demonstrated across various communication styles (both written and verbal)

  • Knowledge of financial markets, ideally with solid understanding of Macroeconomics

  • Understanding of financial derivatives and modelling

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise across several competing demands, meeting tight deadlines


  • Effective team player

  • Intellectual curiosity

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Highly motivated with the drive and potential to learn from others.


1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 


Learn more about this role

Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: No

New York pay and benefits information

New York pay range:

$119,000 - $160,100 annualized salary, offers to be determined based on experience, education and skill set.

Discretionary incentive eligible

This role is eligible to participate in the annual discretionary plan. Employees are eligible for an annual discretionary award based on their overall individual performance results and behaviors, the performance and contributions of their line of business and/or group; and the overall success of the Company.


This role is currently benefits eligible. We provide industry-leading benefits, access to paid time off, resources and support to our employees so they can make a genuine impact and contribute to the sustainable growth of our business and the communities we serve.

Street Address

Primary Location:
ONE BRYANT PARK, NY, New York, 10036