Job title: Senior Financial Risk Officer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Banking
Expertise: Banking & Fund Administration Corporate & Institutional Banking
Skills: CRR/CRD EMIR CSSF EBA Guidelines Market Risk Regulatory Risk Operational Risk Risk Analysis Stress tests CET1 Ratio
Salary type: Annual
Location: Luxembourg
Job published: 2021-03-31
Job ID: 32447

Job Description

Senior Financial Risk Officer

Client- International Bank

Role description:

The Risk Management Department is responsible for the risk control function of the Bank, covering both Financial and Operational risk matters.

It also monitors existing and emerging risks assesses them and reports them to the Senior Management of the Bank. It supports the business in managing their risk, providing guidance to continuously promote risk awareness.

Within the financial Risk Management function, we are looking for a Senior Financial Risk Officer on a permanent contract.

Your main tasks will be to:

  • Monitor daily/weekly/monthly financial risk activities and report to the Senior Management in line with internal and regulatory requirements (such as Large Exposure, Liquidity Coverage Ratio, CET1 ratio)
  • Perform and access financial risk stress tests
  • Identify the characteristic of the structure of existing funds/new funds, assessing their risk profile
  • Participate in the review of due diligence questioners
  • Provide ad-hoc risk analysis and investigations, reporting to the CRO
  • Present the Financial risk profile of the Bank to the Senior Management
  • Contribute to the ICAAP and ILAAP annual report and other risk report as appropriate
  • Support in reviewing and updating the Bank’s risk models and stress testing tools
  • Support in updating risk control measures, policies and procedures
  • Support financial risk team in any required projects

Your profile

  • Masters degree in Finance, Economics or equivalent
  • Minimum 5-years experience in advisory, funds or banking industry, preferably with exposure to Custody or Depositary banking activities
  • Good knowledge of Luxembourg funds and Banking Industry, including regulations (CRR/CRD, EMIR, CSSF circulars and regulations, EBA guidelines..) as well as risk monitoring market practices
  • Strong understating of financial risk techniques, regarding market, liquidity and credit risk, and including analysis and reporting
  • Good command of MS Office
  • VBA would be an asset
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to engage and interact with various business stakeholders
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Team spirit, stress-resilient, problem solving skills and attention to details

Please be aware that in accordance with the law of July 23rd 2016, the selected candidate will be requested to provide a criminal record (section 3)

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