Mizuho Bank


Job Information

Open Position: Equity Market Risk Analyst

An exciting opportunity within the financial industry covering equity market risk. The Market Risk manager position requires a solid understanding of equity markets and instruments to form an independent second line of analysis.

The candidate will be responsible for the Mizuho Securities trading covering Cash Equities, ETFs, Portfolio Trading, Swaps, Single Stock Futures, Risk-Arbitrage and Convertible Bonds whilst providing support coverage for the Derivative portfolios.

Key responsibilities include: designing a reporting suite to improve transparency and highlight the key portfolio risks, communicating the market impact on the business trading conditions, explaining pnl, designing and monitoring an appropriate limit structure, enhancing methodologies to keep pace with an expanding product offering.

Other core responsibilities are: understanding Value-At-Risk (VaR) and Historical / Hypothetical Stress testing.

The individual responsible would need to be comfortable and confident in discussing with Front-Office trading, senior management and peers within Finance, Risk Analytics, Model Validation and IT amongst others.

Skills Required:

Master within Financial Engineering or other Finance related class.

An understanding of Equity products

Good communication skills (written and verbal) with a strong attention to detail.

Ability to work under pressure and multi-task.

Collaborative and a self-starter.

Comfortable with Excel VBA, python would be a plus.

Other requirements

Mizuho currently requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to work on-site (unless a legally-required accommodation or exemption has been approved). Mizuho has in place a pilot remote working program, with varying opportunities for remote work depending on the nature of the role, needs of your department, as well as local laws and regulatory obligations.

Company Overview

Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. Mizuho’s operations in the Americas connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast global network. Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG), which is comprised of offices in nearly 40 countries, approximately 60,000 employees, and assets of more than USD 1.8 trillion. Learn more at mizuhoamericas.com.

Mizuho Bank Ltd. offers a competitive total rewards package.

We are an EEO/AA Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran.

We participate in the E-Verify program.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Mizuho Bank