My clients are looking for a senior professional to strengthen the Market Risk team. team. As a Senior Financial Risk Officer, you will take responsibility for daily monitoring, measuring, managing, and advising on the market risk of the Banks trading portfolio. You will work with concepts such as Value at Risk, Incremental Risk Charge, Event Risk, Sensitivity-based analysis, and Market Risk Capital.
Besides these tasks you will also interact on a senior level with various stakeholders, coach people within the team, coordinate activities involving people within the team and/or across FIFM, and significantly contribute/represent MRCP in projects to improve methodologies, processes, and the implementation of new regulation related to market risk.
Who they are looking for:
A successful candidate should have strong analytical skills and the ability to create, challenge and improve risk monitoring techniques and measures. The candidate should have good communication skills, critical thinking, and a pro-active attitude.
Also, you are able to deal with cultural differences, conflicting interests, and unforeseen challenges. You constructively cooperate with other risk teams worldwide and other departments within the group.
- A university degree in economics, econometrics or other finance/quantitative subjects
- At least 5 years of experience in market risk
- Strong personality and excellent interpersonal / people management skills: listening, motivating, coaching, observing, convincing, and tenacious
- Good communication skills, able to manage different stakeholders (e.g. Front Office, Audit, Finance, Senior Management)
- Proven knowledge of and a keen interest in financial markets, financial instruments, and market risk
- Experience with and a keen interest in financial markets relevant policies, guidelines, and regulations (e.g. Basel Standards, CRR II, EBA publications, ECB TRIM Guide)
- Good understanding of product control operations (i.e. processes, procedures) and methodologies (e.g. classification & measurement, valuation adjustments, fair value hierarchy)
- Self-starter, result-driven, and flexible, i.e. able to adjust quickly to new circumstances