Senior Liquidity Risk Officer

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Westpac Asia
  • 25 Jun 16

Senior Liquidity Risk Officer

Liquidity Risk Manager
Mandatory Liquidity Risk or Dealing Room Credit Risk experience

Westpac Asia supports corporate, institutional, high net worth and affluent clients. The specialist teams at our Singapore regional headquarters and locations in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Mumbai and Jakarta work seamlessly to meet the needs of our customers who are based in Asia, or who do business in Asia.

Reporting to the Head of Market Risk, Asia the Liquidity Risk Manager will provide oversight and analysis of liquidity risk across Singapore, China, Hong Kong and India offices. Additionally it will provide dealing room credit support across these same regions.

Critical to the success of this role is the ability t o support the development and maintenance of robust and sustainable liquidity risk management policies in Asia, compliant with local and Australian regulatory requirements. The successful individual will provide consultancy on liquidity risk and dealing room credit risk-related issues and engage with the business to improve risk management capability and new product development. You will also facilitate communication and collaboration between local, regional and Group functions related to the management of liquidity and dealing room credit risk and contribute to the effectiveness of the Risk Analytics and Insights

Key responsibilities:
· Maintain a thorough understanding of the liquidity risk profile across Asia
· Effective implementation, maintenance, oversight and enhancement of all risk metrics consistent with position and reporting needs
· Effective oversight of compliance with liquidity risk management policies
· Maintain an understanding of relevant prudential standards and guidance notes in relation to liquidity risk
· Effective development and maintenance of liquidity risk controls, processes and procedures
· Effective use of infrastructure and systems capability to streamline controls and process
· Adopt an expansive approach to engagement with business and application of risk management capabilities to be recognised as an active participant and a valuable reference point in all liquidity risk-related matters
· Provide business with thorough liquidity risk service in support of framework while delivering a more holisitic and integrated approach to managing risk in Asia
· Manage dealing room credit limits within authorised level of authority
· Meet all ad hoc requests with timely, quality delivery whilst protecting integrity of other BAU responsibilities
· Use a structured approach to the analysis and planning of tasks and communicate progress effectively to management and key stakeholders
· Protect the integrity of the liquidity risk framework and credit policies and culture through consistent application of policies and diligent handling of breaches

Knowledge and Experience:

· Degree qualified
· Minimum 5-7 years experience in either liquidity risk, dealing room credit risk or ideally both
· Well developed, robust Excel and spread-sheeting skills
· Proven analytical skills
· Strong communication skills both oral and written
· Deep knowledge of regulatory environment and experience in working with regulations
· Flexibility to work across risk classes
· Demonstrates a strong ethical and prudential approach to risk management-related matters

There has never been a more exciting time to join Westpac International. Bring your passion and expertise and you'll be supported and inspired to reach further than you ever thought possible.