Financial Risk Manager

A number of exciting opportunities to join an expanding Financial Risk team within the head office at an innovative Tier 1 Global Bank have recently arisen as a result of increasing regulatory pressures and the need to ensure a tighter risk framework. Furthermore the Bank has a diverse culture and operates in an agile environment, allowing a more flexible approach to the ever changing and demanding Risk environment.

The purpose of Financial Risk is to set the strategy across the bank to control the financial risks on a global scale. The department provides strategic guidance on financial risk, safeguards regulatory compliance, develops models for banking, trading and credit risk and acts as a Risk Manager for Global Treasury.

The department is broken up between five main pillars of expertise and the roles will be spread across these; Governance and Regulation, Treasury and Capital Management, Model Development, Financial Risk Analysis and Risk Network.

Key Accountabilities include:

  • Monitoring Financial Risks
  • Portfolio Risk monitoring and analysis
  • Coordinate, challenge & perform Financial Risk analysis and assessment
  • Global oversight and coordination of Financial Risks within the Bank
  • Performing periodic asset and liability reviews
  • Prepare advice on management of Financial Risk
  • Support Risk Appetite and limit setting, allocation and monitoring
  • Participation in (change) projects
  • Support design and roll-out of Risk Frameworks throughout the bank
  • Propose principles & minimum standards for Financial Risk
  • Maintain close relationships with offices worldwide

Requirements include:

  • Retail Banking portfolio experience; Savings or Mortgage portfolios
  • Previous Global Banking experience, working with global teams
  • Risk Management experience; monitoring risk, analysing risk and performing risk assessments
  • Economic, Finance or Quantitative educational background is preferred
  • Affinity with Finance and preferably Financial Risk
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to effectively engage with, and manage stakeholders
  • Strong analysis skills with the ability to identify and solve problems

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