Senior Risk Manager

Recruiter
Flow Traders
Location
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Salary
Competitive salary package
Posted
07 Oct 2020
Closes
05 Nov 2020
Ref
8209689
Job Function
Trading
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
You will be part of a 10-people team, reporting to the Head of Risk. You bring thorough knowledge of at least one of the major asset classes we trade (equity, fixed income, FX) and will be interacting closely with traders to gain a deep understanding of trading strategies and exposures. You will translate this understanding into improvements to our risk management frameworks, limits and policies. As the scope of our business activities is expanding, a key challenge will be to help establish aspects of financial risk management frameworks from the ground up, and help guide and train the team in this transition.

What you will do
  • Interact closely with trading desks to become intimately familiar with their exposures, trading strategies and market activity
  • Perform trading desk risk assessments to update identified risks, monitoring requirements, stress tests, and limits
  • Analyze trading desks' capital usage and return on capital, connecting it to entity-level risk capacity
  • Ensure the required tools and reports to facilitate risk analysis are in place
  • Create and update risk policies and procedures to ensure effective governance and operations
  • Be involved in regulatory processes and deliverables such as ICAAP and IFR/IFD
  • Train and guide other team members
  • Align policies, tools and analyses with colleagues in local offices worldwide

What you need to succeed
  • 6-10 years of relevant experience in financial risk management or trading
  • Relevant university degree, ideally complemented by an FRM/CFA qualification
  • Experienced user of Excel and SQL
  • Knowledge of Python is an advantage
  • Strong knowledge of at least one of the major asset classes we trade (equity, fixed income, FX)
  • Effective communicator, able to effectively work with stakeholders
  • A proactive and flexible personality
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken

What we offer

We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with an extensive onboarding program, access to Flow Academy, the best working environment, the latest technology and continuous support. We go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started and stimulate innovation and collaboration through teamwork and our non-hierarchical approach. We offer competitive salary, annual discretionary bonus and other fantastic perks and benefits, such as:
  • Flow Academy for continuous learning and opportunities to attend domain-related conferences
  • Our own company boat
  • In-house gym and sessions with our nutritionist or personal trainer
  • In-house Bar and Lounge with an arcade, table tennis, billiards table and game consoles
  • Daily catered lunch, amazing coffee and a fully stocked kitchen and snack bar
  • Weekly chair massages
  • Annual company trip and a variety of events throughout the year, such as the Year End Party that exceeds expectations
  • Global rotations between our offices worldwide
  • and more!

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