AVP/Manager, Group Financial Risk

Great Eastern Life Assurance Co Ltd
Singapore, Singapore
competitive annual package
Aug 27, 2020
Sep 17, 2020
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Job
  • Closely collaborate with Finance team to report and monitor risk and performance measures from our newly implemented risk analytics system as part of BAU
  • Build new capabilities to manage market and credit risk, and implement/set risk limits for the active management of assets and derivatives usage, in collaboration with the investment and finance teams to ensure optimal investment and hedging strategies are deployed
  • Contribute to product risk assessment process to ensure sufficient risk reward payoff considerations are made in new product development and in-force product management
  • Work closely with stakeholders and users from various business groups, external vendors and IT to implement the requirements to integrate new analytics tools into the current work flow; and
  • Preparation of project-related papers and presentations where required.
  • Take accountability in considering business and regulatory compliance risks and takes appropriate steps to mitigate the risks;
  • Maintain awareness of industry trends on regulatory compliance, emerging threats and appropriate steps to mitigate the risks; and
  • Highlight any potential concerns/risks and proactively shares best risk management practices.

Our Requirements
  • Degree in Finance, Economics, Accountancy or Actuarial-related fields;
  • At least 8 years of working experience in an Investment or Market/Credit Risk-related role;
  • Meticulous, responsible and analytical;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Knowledge of derivative products and financial risk models will be advantageous;
  • Prior experience using Risk Analytics Systems and knowledge of programming languages such as VBA, SQL and Python preferred; and
  • Qualification or working towards attaining CFA or FRM preferred.
  • High level of integrity, takes accountability of work and good attitude over teamwork; and
  • Takes initiative to improve current state of things and adaptable to embrace new changes.

To all recruitment agencies: Great Eastern does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our email or our employees. We will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.