Local Chief Risk Officer

Jon Michel Executive Search
Sydney, Australia
Feb 02, 2023
Feb 10, 2023
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
This highly regarded global banking group has experienced strong continuous growth over recent decades. Their global footprint and demonstrated commitment to Australia are evident across all their key Banking, Structured Finance and Global Markets businesses. As part of their sustained growth plan, they are now seeking to hire a local Chief Risk Officer to join the team.

Reporting to the Head of Risk Asia Pacific, your key responsibilities will include:
  • Be the key representative for the bank with local regulators, internal and external auditors as well as internal risk committees
  • Oversee and coordinate all local Risk functions - credit risk & decisioning, monitoring & reporting, operational risk, as well as liquidity & market risk
  • Act as the corporate counterparty risk representative in Australia with credit risk signatory and delegation
  • Assist in disseminating the risk culture to the various corporate banking, structured finance and global markets teams
  • Maintain the high quality of the portfolio through managing the risk strategy, risk portfolio reviews, and maintaining integrity of risk data and parameters

Key criteria to be considered for this role will be:
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Finance, Accounting, or Business
  • 10+ years' credit risk experience gained from a corporate/investment bank, investment fund, other financial institution or advisory firm
  • Well-developed technical skills in credit analysis, risk assessment, portfolio management, and legal structures
  • Experience across structured finance, corporate finance, capital & financial markets
  • Strong problem-solving skills and confidence in working with complex structures and solutions leading to positive financing outcomes
  • An accomplished communicator, who can explain complex concepts to clients and stakeholders
  • Excellent organisational skills and effective with tight deadlines and high-pressure situations

This is a unique opportunity to make a demonstrable difference with an established and growing firm.

You must have full and current Australian working rights to be considered for this opportunity.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Patrick Everest on 02 9235 9440 or peverest@jmichel.com.au
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