Student Analyst for Trading Services, Counterpart Credit Risk Management

Saxo Group is a leading multi-asset trading and investment specialist and a fully licensed bank under the supervision of Danish FSA with headquartered in Hellerup, Copenhagen. We facilitate global online trading and investment in financial products and are operating in + 20 countries financial centers around the world including London, Paris, Zurich, Dubai, Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Tokyo. We differentiate ourselves from competitors through our award-winning trading platform, our wide product range – the largest in the industry – and our customer-centric business model. Unlike other brokers, our main goal is to help our clients become successful traders.

Saxo was founded in the 90’s in Denmark and has rapidly expanded across the globe with now ~1,600 employees. Our culture is entrepreneurial, innovative and highly international.



Trading Services is looking for a highly motivated and ambitious student analyst. As our new analyst, you will become a part of the Counterpart Credit Risk Management team where you will engage and work alongside highly experienced Saxo professionals. You will assist in handing real time market risk as well as the technical risks associated with a state-of-the-art fin-tech company. Real time risk management includes stop out handling, execution, assessment of technical abnormalities associated with trading and providing knowledge for client facing stakeholders. Therefore, you must enjoy working in a dynamic environment, have a flair for and interest in numbers and how IT systems work.


Apart from real time risk management you are expected to engage in the development and maintenance of risk models, IT features and business procedures as we continuously improve and adapt to a fast-paced environment. The Saxo spirit encourages creative thinking and high level of individual initiative. A great deal of our work is to prepare for events that have a significant impact on the market. You will also develop and maintain various reports using VBA, SQL and Power BI, which provides the organisation with important information for the daily operation and improves the client experience. The team works closely and alongside various stakeholders, especially IT Business Support, IT Development, Legal/Compliance, Middle Office, trading- and client facing teams so excellent communication skills both written and spoken is a must. Work language is English.


You will be part of a dynamic and ambitious environment, where you are given responsibility and expected to perform well under pressure which will give you a solid and valuable experience for your future career as well as the possibility to stay on as fulltime employee in Saxo Bank, upon finalizing your MSc. As the team covers both European and US trading hours out of Copenhagen, you are required to work in shifts on a rotation basis from 8 in the morning to 24/midnight CET. This includes Sunday evenings, all Danish bank holidays, incl. Christmas Evening, New Year`s evening, Easter etc.


Among others you will be responsible for:

·     Risk reports

·     Trade & stop out verification & execution

·     First point of contact for trading related queries from internal stakeholders

·     Maintaining & improving risk dashboards

·     Stakeholder on various IT, compliance & product related project

·     Collaborating with your team in analyses and the development of new reports and performance metrics.



As a person you come across as a good communicator with a passion for what you do. You have a strong sense of quality and a will to succeed.


Further we are looking for a candidate with the following qualifications:

-          You have demonstrated outstanding achievements in academic activities

-          You have commenced or preferably are in the final year of your MSc in Finance, Economics or similar

-          Strong numerical, analytical skills and a curious and enthusiastic attitude

-          As an IT driven organization, interest in & understanding of IT is a must

-          Independent, very accurate and reliable work ethics with a detail-oriented approach

-          Broad knowledge within MS Excel, VBA, SQL & PowerBI

-          Fluent in English, written as well as verbal.

-          Dedicated, hard-working, flexible and service minded 



·    A chance to join a truly growth-embracing culture, which will commit to helping you grow personally and professionally.

·     An opportunity to work as part of a dynamic, very ambitious and, at the same time, informal and pleasant working environment at Saxo Banks`s HQ in Hellerup

·     An attractive salary plus benefits package. 

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Lone Pærregaard
Tel: +45 3977 6696
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