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Market Risk Specialist

Cathay United Bank
Singapore, Singapore
To be discussed
Closing date
Jul 27, 2024

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Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Purpose

The Specialist, Risk Management (Market Risk) is responsible for the monitoring of the Branch's level of market risk in Treasury's business activities and ensuring there is sound risk management practices.

Responsibilities/ Projects
  • Monitor Treasury's trading activities and portfolio risk profiles to ensure that they are operating within risk limits (Stop-Loss, DV01, FX Delta and Off Market/Exception)
  • Ensure high level of integrity and accuracy in preparation of risk information/reporting
  • Highlight and escalate breaches/exceptions/issues to relevant stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Reporting risk profile trends and issues to Treasury/HOD and make recommendations on portfolio actions (where necessary)
  • Responsible for bond definition and limits set up in the Trading System for Treasury and Corporate Banking
  • Conduct market stress testing to determine the ability of the Branch to withstand plausible severe adverse conditions, documenting the outcome and sharing results/recommendations with relevant stakeholders
  • Develop and review/update internal risk related guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Enhance and automate risk management reports and controls for improved quality and productivity efficiency
  • Participate in ad-hoc risk related UATs/projects

  • Minimum a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or a relevant discipline
  • Good understanding of financial products
  • Proficient in spoken and written English/Chinese to liaise with Head Office counterparts
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel capabilities (VBA preferred)
  • Good team player with ability to build strong professional relationships
  • Effective communication skills
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills


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