Valuations and Risk Controller, Interest Rate Products

Employer
ConnectedGroup Limited
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Aug 14, 2017
Closes
Sep 17, 2017
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Our client, a leading European Bank, is looking for a Valuation and Risk Controller to look after interest rates products and responsible for the implementation and execution of independent price valuation control and risk control for the bank.


Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and perform the checks of market data parameters under the team's coverage and responsibility. This includes the development, implementation and review on valuation control process, the tools, the methodologies, the market data checking and the workflow.
  • Drive the evolution of market parameter verification processes, including identification of the parameters in use and the assessment of alternative checking methods and sources. Analyze and challenge the current processes/workflow and contribute to their improvement.
  • Lead and assist junior team members in building up knowledge on IRFX market, 2nd level review on the valuation work performed by the team
  • Actively involved in global IPV process/tools development and contribute to global projects, including automation and standardization of IPV tools and process
  • Contribute to the overall visibility of the valuation and risk control function with our stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the Indices contribution 2nd level control process. Involvement in development of control and tools for the control

Requirements:

  • University graduated in Finance, Business Administration or relevant disciplines; FRM/ CFA qualification would be advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in Market Risk / Valuation function with focus in interest rates products from international bank environment
  • Strong understanding of fixed income products valuation; the ability to discuss and resolve valuation issues with traders and market risk specialists is essential
  • Good numerical/ mathematical skills; the ability to understand and apply valuation methodologies, including curve construction and model
  • Experience in supervising a small team would be an advantage.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken in English and Cantonese