Middle office Market Risk Management

London, United Kingdom
Sep 25, 2017
Sep 30, 2017
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

We provide a unique and supportive environment:

A collaborative approach

 A trusted, empathetic and inclusive team

Key focus for success:

  • Execution of MRMO business processes in line with Nomura's Market Risk procedures (Daily Sign off / Adjustments / Market Risk Add On / NEHS Capital Assurance)
  • The successful candidate will also run projects and take ownership for Delivery of management, capitol and regulatory reporting in line with firm wide governance and regulation (BCBS239, FDSF)
  • Delivery of continual process improvements to address procedural control gaps (self-identified RCSA / Audit point)
  • Monitoring of the service levels / issues / problems encountered with the Risk Infrastructure used to produce the Market Risk Metrics with Production Services team.
  • Senior stakeholder management / interaction (Executive Director / Managing Director level)
  • Established peer relationships with the Market Risk Management team
  • Established point of contact for MRMO EMEA daily viewpoints and escalations
  • Delivery of revisions to MRMO procedure / operating models / resources as required by upcoming regulatory and strategic projects

What skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge do I need?

Whilst attitude is most important, there are naturally some essential skills we are looking for:

  • Degree (or equivalent) preferably within a quantitative subject, postgraduate degree or relevant professional qualifications (e.g. CFA, FRM and CQF) preferable
  • Experience of Financial Services Risk Management or Middle Office / Operations function including end to end trade lifecycle / data flows.
  • Proficient knowledge of risk management methodologies (e.g. VaR, Risk Capital, Stress Testing)
  • Management accountability of operational business processes, preferably within a regulated financial services environment
  • Team management and stakeholder interaction at Director level and aboveDesirable
  • Experience of regulated capital reporting regimes
  • Strong technical data interpretation skills and used of tools such as Excel / VBA / Python / SQL
  • Cross region matrix team management and peer working
  • Project management skills and exposure to medium to large scale business change initiatives

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