Risk Management: currently 1447 jobs.The latest job was posted on 08 Oct 15.
Jobs in Risk Management
As recent financial turmoil has shown, the financial services industry carries a great deal of uncertainty. It is up to those within risk management to ensure that every process within the institution works within the boundaries set to minimise the exposure of the institution, and its customers.
Specific risk management roles are found in all but the tiniest financial services firms, including banks, hedge funds and asset management companies.
The Focus of Risk Management Jobs
Risk management traditionally focus on one of the three key areas of risk:
Market risk is measuring the likelihood of an asset losing value. This might be a particular share falling in price due the impact of an uncontrollable external factor like a change in interest rates, commodity prices, or foreign currency rates.
It is the responsibility of the market risk team to keep key staff, such as front office staff and traders informed of any fluctuations and the impact such a fluctuation could have.
Credit risk is about the probability of loans not being repaid on time and in full.
Credit professionals are responsible for forecasting the impact to the banks underlying capital in the face underperforming debt and implementing the appropriate procedures to minimise exposure.
As well as assessing existing risk, those with credit risk jobs will also use credit scorecards and ranking procedures to assess potential new borrowings and will ensure all lending complies with both internal and external lending regulations.
Operational risk managers are responsible for assessing the possibility of financial loss to the institution due to internal factors such as systems failure or internal malpractice.
Operational risk managers assess the operational practices within the organisation and recommend relevant improvements to ensure compliance with the bank’s internal standards and those of the relevant regulatory bodies.