E-Trading Risk Management - Asia Head - Senior Vice President

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Feb 26, 2021
Feb 28, 2021
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Working within the Global E-Trading Risk Management team, and leveraging the subject matter experts for assets classes, technology and risk stripes within the team, the APAC Head of E-Trading Risk Management will provide leadership, guidance and independent review and challenge over of Electronic Trading activities across the Institutional Client Group in APAC.

The Market Risk Group Manager is accountable for management of complex/critical/large professional disciplinary areas. Leads and directs a team of professionals. Requires a comprehensive understanding of multiple areas within a function and how they interact in order to achieve the objectives of the function. Applies in-depth understanding of the business impact of technical contributions. Strong commercial awareness is a necessity. Generally accountable for delivery of a full range of services to one or more businesses/ geographic regions. Excellent communication skills required in order to negotiate internally, often at a senior level. Some external communication may be necessary. Accountable for the end results of an area. Exercises control over resources, policy formulation and planning. Primarily affects a sub-function. Involved in short- to medium-term planning of actions and resources for own area. Full management responsibility of a team or multiple teams, including management of people, budget and planning, to include performance evaluation, compensation, hiring, disciplinary actions and terminations and budget approval. Responsible for measuring, monitoring and analyzing the organization's market risk exposure on a day-to-day and long-term basis for various financial products. Market risk pertains to potential loss due to market movements such as changes in interest rates, equity prices, credit spreads and foreign exchange rates. Individuals monitor trading limits and are responsible for approving transactions over certain established limits. Work with traders or trading management and recommend actions to mitigate risk. Responsible for monitoring and analyzing the organization's risk exposure by understanding the risks and rewards of the Citi products. Structures solutions to mitigate risks of those products.

  • Risk Management oversight of Market Risk function
  • Review and approve transactions
  • Drive Projects to improve accuracy of Market Risk Analytics
  • Overseeing and ensuring the integrity of the risk monitoring process
  • Review and approve risk framework for Market Risk for risk-taking units
  • Monitor compliance with risk limits/triggers
  • Frequent interaction with Financial Division to understand sources of market risk variation
  • Interaction with Model Validation, Risk Analytics and Financial Control to ensure thoroughness of methodologies and models
  • Interaction with Market and Credit Risk Managers to improve accuracy of regulatory and management reporting
  • Interaction with regulators and auditors
  • Partnering, collaborating and working with other areas within Citi, as necessary.
  • Keeping abreast of regulatory changes, new regulations and internal policy changes.
  • Managing a team or multiple teams of Risk professionals. Responsible for hiring, compensation, performance appraisals, staff development, training, etc.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.

  • 10+ years relevant experience
  • Degree in a Quantitative or Financial discipline
  • Advanced knowledge of financial instruments, risk metrics and Market Risk Management • Proficient analytical, technical and quantitative skills • Expert knowledge of treasury, market risk and liquidity management and knowledge of secured financing, securitization, and derivative products • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Must be a self-starter, flexible, innovative and adaptive • Highly motivated, attention to detail, team oriented, organized • Developed presentation skills with the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions through concise and clear messaging • Ability to work collaboratively and with people at all levels of the organization • Excellent project management and organizational skills and capability to handle multiple projects at one time • Proficient in MS Office applications (Excel/VBA, Word, PowerPoint) and SQL •
  • Programming/modeling experience
  • CFA or Financial Risk Management (FRM)

  • Bachelor's/University degree, Master's degree preferred

This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.

Job Family Group:
Risk Management
Job Family:
Market Risk
Time Type:

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