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Associate / AVP, Market Risk

Mizuho Bank
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Feb 2, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Overview of Division/Department

Asia Oceana Corporate Banking (AOCB) is responsible for providing value added support and services to Mizuho's regional corporate banking network and product related businesses in Asia Pacific.

Company Profile
Mizuho Bank, Ltd. is a subsidiary of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and NYSE) and is one of the largest financial services companies in the world. Mizuho Bank, Ltd. provides financial and strategic solutions for the increasingly diverse and sophisticated needs of its clients with offices located in all the major cities of the world such as Tokyo, New York, London, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Job Responsibilities
Market Risk Analyst

Your key roles & responsibilities include:

As a key member of Financial Solutions, your responsibilities will include:
  • Supporting the bank's engagement with executive management of corporate clients across Asia and Oceania to better understand their currency, interest rate and commodity risk exposures;
  • Perform statistical analysis using quantitative and computing techniques to map out value-at-risk and earnings-at-risk charts for our corporate clients, and has the ability to explain these material in a straight forward but effective manner;
  • Engage with various stakeholders, such as relationship bankers, product bankers, and treasury salespeople to help structure hedging solutions to address our clients' various market risk exposures;
  • Conduct research to examine various market variables which our clients are exposed to, and recommend client strategies to limit the underlying risks of these exposures; and
  • Promote better practice and help drive Mizuho Bank's derivative sales strategy

Job Requirements
What you should have:
  • Strong quantitative analytical skills (maths./ stats / programming), with the ability to convert the analysis into business ideas / sound advice that would appeal to our corporate clients.
  • Good knowledge of market risk management concepts such as value-at-risk and earnings-at-risk, as well as statistical concepts including monte-carlo simulation. Some knowledge of derivative financial instruments would be ideal but not necessary
  • At least 5-7 years of work experience, with at least 3 years spent in relevant areas associated with market risk management, having obtained this from either working in the treasury division of a bank, or working in the finance department of a large multi-national company
  • A Bachelor Degree in Applied Mathematics or Applied Statistics or Computer Science. Those with a Business or related discipline but with some post graduate studies in computing or maths or statistics would be considered; and
  • Flexible to travel and meet clients face to face

Join Mizuho Bank, Ltd., in Singapore, and be part of our team, passionate to build the future together. "One MIZUHO: Building the future with you"

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