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Risk Manager

Salary £70k to £90k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/AXB/28611
Contact Amy Brown
Date posted 16-04-2018

International Brokerage seeking a Risk Manager to join their London office.

Key Responsibilities:

• Review retail business line margin requirements by client
• Assess and set limits assigned to clients
• Shock portfolio positions for margin testing
• Review supplier/clearer margin levels applied and manage
• Analyse haircut requirements on pipeline clients for Russia trading
• Assess margin requirements for stock loan and repo financing clients
• Negotiate haircuts applied by stock loan counterparties
• Review and audit clients on the platform from a risk appetite perspective
• Calculate and measure Regulatory Capital and Liquidity requirements and formulate policies
• Act as focal point of risk oversight for UK and Guernsey entities
• Set and maintain policies for risk management adherence in the group
• Develop enterprise awareness of risk management culture

Essential Skills and Attributes:
• Previous experience in at least one of the following
o Risk management
o Margin management
o Listed derivatives
o Retail sector
o Russian markets
o Regulatory risk returns
o Securities financing markets
• The ability to learn the areas above where experience is lacking
• A high level of MS Excel
• Experience working in a small team / company environment
• Ability to hit the ground running, work autonomously and proactively
• Ability to handle high levels of pressure
• Can communicate clearly through correspondence and dealings on the telephone.
• Able to produce high quality and accurate documentation.
• Ability to handle yourself in a confident and professional manner at all times.
• Able to work on own initiative and to agreed targets by prioritising and planning.
• Be an active member of the team and able to assist other team members when required.
• A very keen eye for detail
• Ability to follow processes in their entirety
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