Financial Risk Manager

  • £70,000 pa
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BFC Bank Limited
  • 08 Jan 18 2018-01-08

We have a new vacancy for a Financial Risk Manager who will be responsible for the regular assessment, monitoring and maintenance of all financial risk related information, namely; credit, capital, liquidity, currency and interest rate risks.

General duties:

  • Scope and plan together with the Chief Risk & Compliance Officer the financial risk approach; ensuring an adequate second line of defence with regard to coverage of all risks and documentation needs.
  • Prepare management information for all financial risks, including reports for senior management and committees.
  • Develop and implement risk policies and procedures.
  • Monitor the Bank’s financial risk exposure and risk profile to ensure that internal and regulatory limits/tolerances are not breached.
  • Ensure correct implementation of second line of defence for credit, capital, liquidity, currency and interest rate risks.
  • Support the Chief Risk & Compliance Officer on ICAAP and ILAAP reviews.  Challenge stress tests and ICAAP/ILAAP assumptions.
  • Monitor liquidity, currency and interest rate metrics, providing the Chief Risk & Compliance Officer with the adequate level of management information.
  • Perform credit analysis for all of the Bank’s counterparties, ensuring completeness of files and on-time reviews.
  • Support the product development process through the evaluation of risks associated with new products and services, by working collaboratively with other areas of the Bank to ensure new business opportunities are developed and taken.
  • Complete succinct, accurate and well-articulated customer/portfolio credit analysis, market risk trends and identification of impacts to the Bank.
  • Take a proactive approach using your own judgement and experience in recognising early warning financial risk detection.

Who we are looking for:

You will have a bachelor’s degree as a minimum qualification and, ideally, a relevant professional qualification.

You will have in-depth knowledge and understanding of the UK regulatory environment with specific expertise in credit, market and capital risks. In addition, you will have a comprehensive understanding of the credit administration processes.

With strong numeric skills and a deep understanding of risk management methodologies, both quantitative and qualitative, you will be good at problem solving and have excellent negotiation skills.

What we have to offer:

This is an exciting new role and offers the right candidate a competitive salary and a great opportunity to contribute to the Risk function of the Bank.

Please apply for this position online – no agencies please

BFC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.