Assistant Manager - Senior Manager Banking Risk

08 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


We seek the individual to assist the delivery of various risk related engagements encompassing the following areas:

  • Front office supervision
  • Market abuse and market conduct risk
  • Unauthorised trading assessments and investigations
  • Risk management frameworks and target operating models
  • Front-to-back assessments of trading controls environment against good market practice and regulatory expectations

The Role:

  • We require the individual to lead technical client projects and support internal product development around risk and regulatory trading businesses.
  • Support the development of topics including Mifid II, Best Execution, Electronic trading, Basel 3 Liquidity, Wholesale conduct topics (including Benchmarks, FX remediation).
  • Advise clients on the benefits and impact of regulations, current industry practices and advancements relating to trading businesses.
  • Keep abreast of all latest trends and any new regulations, leveraging off international SME support where applicable.
  • The individual will also be required to apply their skills to a broad range of banking risk related issues supporting both regional and national propositions.
  • Advising clients on the impact of the changing regulatory landscapes on their business models and supporting them through that change in relation to a range of conduct related issues.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships and networks with both clients and colleagues.
  • Playing and active role in the development of business for the Regulatory team, including production of proposals and the identification of opportunities within client engagements.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Experience at a trading desk covering any of the following asset classes (cash or derivatives): equities, rates, credit or FX
  • Understanding of trading environment and approaches to risk management, with insights into how to develop/improve these approaches to add true value to our clients
  • Strong understanding of financial products (cash and derivatives) including how they are traded, booked and risk managed.
  • Strong familiarity with role of key bank functions including Front office, Market Risk, Product control, Treasury and Compliance.
  • Knowledge of new regulatory developments impacting banking clients and impacting trading businesses.
  • Good understanding of the linkages between risk disciplines and how they can operate together in a holistic enterprise wide risk framework.