Risk Manager

JCW Search
London, United Kingdom
GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum
Mar 27, 2018
Mar 29, 2018
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Currently recruiting on behalf of a Banking client that specialises in Business Banking to SME's for a Risk Manager with good experince of Stress Testing and Scenario Modelling. The ideal candidate will have a degree in a quantitative subject and should be able to interview within the next 2 weeks.

Key Knowledge and Experience

  • Degree qualified or equivalent (ideally 2:1 or above / 3.2 GPA or above) in a quantitative field e.g. accounting, statistics, economics or quantitative finance; or recent experience in a quantitative role
  • Experience within a Risk function of a financial services company, or a ratings agency, preferably with exposure to quantitative risk management and stress testing
  • A good understanding of financial products and solutions, securitisations, portfolio analysis and modelling techniques and probability of default and loss given default models
  • Additional professional qualifications (FRM, CFA, CISI Diploma, IMC, ACA, ACCA or CIMA), a relevant Master's degree or formal risk/credit training would be beneficial though not a prerequisite
  • Strong technical knowledge of MS office suite, particularly Excel. Working knowledge and experience of VBA programming would be beneficial

Key Competencies;

  • Able to communicate risk management approach and quantitative analysis effectively in a high impact manner to key stakeholders
  • An analytical mindset with a proactive and practical approach to problem solving
  • Possesses strong financial analysis and risk reporting skills
  • Works well under pressure with ability to manage multiple competing tasks
  • Ability to build productive working relationships quickly and use these to manage workstreams effectively
  • Capable of demonstrating judgment and decision making
  • Desire to constantly learn and upgrade your knowledge base and skillset

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