Financial Risk Manager - Specialist

Westbourne Partners
Doha, Qatar
QAR Excellent
Jan 08, 2021
Feb 07, 2021
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Position: Financial Risk Manager - Specialist

Department: Group Financial Control

Location: Doha, Qatar

Job Summary:

You will assume prime responsibilities for the preparation of reports on market and liquidity risk in conjunction with Group Risk. You will also be responsible for Basel II & III related reporting issues pertaining to credit risk, operational risk and market risk.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Head of Group Financial Risk Management to create long-term financial strategies to maximize shareholder value whilst pursuing prudent policies. Assist the Head of Group Financial Risk Management to develop/ create the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), for performance monitoring and quality measurement purposes pertaining to the financial reporting process and monitor the achievements on periodic basis.
  • Provide timely and accurate information on financial risk management to the Head of Group Financial Risk Management.
  • Liaise with the internal departments/ units to identify key financial risks and evaluate them to achieve improvements which will also help increase external customer satisfaction.
  • Provide timely and accurate information to the external and internal auditors and the Compliance function as and when required.
  • Build and maintain strong and effective relationship with the all other related departments and units to achieve the Group's goals/ objectives.
  • Generation and review of reports to monitor/ control the market/ liquidity risk in conjunction with Group Risk.
  • Monitor the Basel II & III related reporting issues pertaining to credit risk, operational risk and market risk.
  • Assist in preparing the ALCO Report and provide necessary inputs/ information when required.
  • Prepare daily control reports and comments on movement.
  • Prepare daily balance sheet for liquidity purposes.
  • Possess a good knowledge of financial risk management and reporting, and a sound knowledge of Basel II & III guidelines; maintain an understanding of all pertinent regulations as well as best practices pertaining to financial risk management.
  • Demonstrate ability to identify issues, risks, and recommend course of action.
  • Ensure high standards of confidentiality and ethics to safeguard commercially sensitive information.

Candidate Requirements:
  • University graduate. Professional certification such as CPA, CA, CMA, CFA etc. is a plus.
  • A minimum of 6 years' experience of which at least 2 years of managerial experience in financial risk management in the region or in Europe.
  • Strong knowledge of Financial & regulatory reporting including Basel reports. This should include knowledge of:

  1. Basel reporting
  2. Capital Adequacy ratio (CAR)
  3. LCR
  4. NSFR
  5. Leverage ratio
  7. ICAAP
  8. Recovery plans
  9. Capital planning etc

  • Regulatory reporting including BS, PL and related detailed tables. Regulatory guidelines, Basel guidelines
  • Financial reporting including strong knowledge of IFRS, Financials reporting and analytical analysis of the reports
  • Sundry and Suspense accounts monitoring and controls
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Proficiency in risk concepts, banking products/ operations/ systems, pertinent regulatory requirements, International Accounting Standards/ IFRS and related pronouncements, Basel II guidelines.
  • Strong understanding of risk management tools and techniques.
  • Well-developed analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to deliver under pressure.
  • Ability to build relationships across the organization to deliver results.

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