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Market Risk Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Zug
  • Salary: CHF 90,000 - 120,000
  • Job reference: CRHS20112017
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Risk Management, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 20/11/2017
Market Risk Manager
Base Salary CHF 90,000 – 120,000 + bonus

Experienced Market Risk Reporting Manager  required to support the Market Risk Reporting and Analytics manager within the Group Market Risk division of a major commodities trader.

A top commodities trader is looking to add a risk specialist for its market risk group. The team are looking to expand with this new hire and need candidates who are driven along with wanting to add value to an already successful group.

This role is an excellent opportunity to move into a top institution and gain exposure to trading desks in the front office. You will have extensive involvement in enhancing the risk reporting procedures and overhauling daily practices for this function.

The market risk manager in this position has the following responsibilities:
  • Daily risk reports;
  • Reconciliation of daily positions with Front Office;
  • Running the End of Day process;
  • Maintaining market data and curves;
  • Maintain excellent relationships with FO and MO line management;
  • Work closely with the book risk managers to ensure that all risks are properly reported;
  • Explaining the (daily) changes in the portfolio to senior risk management;
  • Validation and checking of internal financial figures and calculations from accounting for intercompany position reconciliation and performance management;
The role has managerial responsibilities although no direct reports.

This Group is looking for someone that operates well in a team environment and has good attention to detail. You will need strong Excel skills, VBA, Python, SQL, Endur  and excellent communication skills.

The role requires basic knowledge of VaR, direct experience of market risk management techniques, ideally gained within a large international commodity trading house. You will be good at both identifying and solving problems, excellent at prioritising work and have strong analytical skills.

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