Vacancies Tagged Market Risk



Internal Controls Director, Global team of 19, Excellent six figure salary + bonus + bens

Our client, a major London based International Banking group, are looking for an experienced Controls or Internal Audit specialist with experience across middle office functions within capital markets and corporate banking in a combination of the following disciplines:

  • Payments Processing
  • Ops Risk
  • Credit Risk
  • Market Risk
  • Financial Control or Product Control

You must also have previous Director level experience and have managed and led large global teams.

To be considered for the role you must be able to work within the EU/UK – please apply to Craig Phipps with a copy of your CV.

Leading European Bank seeking models / quant professional from a wholesale credit risk, traded risk or pricing model val or developer background.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Quant practitioner with models experience in the above areas to gain wider group level exposure and broaden their career options. Qualified Accountants or Internal Auditors with a background in Quant /Models / Modelling within a Wholesale Credit Risk

Are you a market risk professional who is looking to leverage your skills and knowledge in a different discipline with varied exposure? Or perhaps you already possess a combination of both market risk and Audit experience looking for a new challenge in a top tier investment bank with long term career growth opportunity?

Our client, a global investment bank with an enviable reputation are looking for a Market Risk Auditor who is technically astute, intelligent and personable to join their specialist market risk audit team. This role would suit individuals who are well versed in market risk process and have an appreciation for risks and process controls looking for more variety and challenges. Equally, it would suit an auditor who has a good working knowledge of market risk, understanding of investment banking products looking to strengthen their technical skills, conduct deep dive assessment and an opportunity to add real value to a business.

Due to the size and stature of the organisation, there is certainly plenty of opportunity for internal mobility, upward progression and continuous learning and development, you will also be supported by your peers and senior management who have a wealth of knowledge and expertise within market risk audit, many of whom have come from a traditional market risk background.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to the Market Risk Audit team’s enterprise-wide coverage and play a key part in the team’s development of audit process improvement
  • Conducting audits from planning through to completion, acting as subject matter expert for risk, valuation, derivatives
  • Responsible for delivering audit reviews of global markets’ portfolios focusing on market risk & valuations
  • Providing Market Risk subject matter expertise to the wider audit group
  • Continuous monitoring of the risk environment and assesses the emerging risks in global markets portfolios; Value at Risk estimates, Stress testing results at many different levels of granularity for positions and portfolios in global markets.
  • Coaching junior members in all aspects of the audit process
  • Stakeholder relationship; engaging professional in trading and risk management in frequent dialogue regarding portfolios, markets, positions, liquidity, funding, pricing, valuation

Key Requirements:

  • Degree (minimum BSc/ BA level) with good academic record
  • Ideally audit related qualification for those from an audit background
  • Internal audit experience is desirable BUT NOT ESSENTIAL we are keen to attract MARKET RISK SPECIALISTS who can demonstrate they have the capability to diversify into audit/ have an appreciation for process risk and controls
  • Those from a traditional audit background, must possess good working knowledge of market risk
  • Indepth knowledge of investment banking and associated products
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to manage relationships both within the core team, other business areas and stakeholders at all levels of seniority
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal), especially report writing
  • Capable of undertaking new challenges and tasks even in unfamiliar territories and able to learn quickly
  • Eager for continuous learning and development

IF YOU ARE LOOKING TO:

  • USE YOUR MARKET RISK SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE;
  • GAIN CROSS ASSET CLASS EXPERIENCE
  • ADD VALUE TO YOUR CAREER FOR FUTURE LEADERSHIP ROLES
  • PLEASE CONTACT CRAIG PHIPPS AT [email protected] or call on 077955 18881

    For further details or to refer individuals in your network please get in touch for a confidential discussion. Or to apply, please send your CV to [email protected] / 020 7099 7180

    Leading European Bank seeking models / quant professional from a wholesale credit risk, traded risk or pricing model val or developer background.

    This is an excellent opportunity for a Quant practitioner with models experience in the above areas to gain wider group level exposure and broaden their career options. Qualified Accountants or Internal Auditors with a background in Quant /Models / Modelling within a Wholesale Credit Risk environment will also be considered if they have a strong mathematical grad or post grad education.

    Leading European Bank seeking VP Senior Quant risk Auditor for their wholesale credit risk business.

    This is an excellent opportunity for a Quant Risk practitioner with wholesale Credit experience to gain wider group level exposure and broaden their career options. Qualified Accountants or Internal Auditors with a background in Quant /Models / Modelling within a Wholesale Credit Risk environment will also be considered.

     

     

    Are you a market risk professional who is looking to leverage your skills and knowledge in a different discipline with varied exposure? or perhaps you already possess a combination of both market risk and Audit experience looking for a new challenge in a top tier investment bank with long term career growth opportunity?

    My client, a global investment bank with an enviable reputation are looking for a Market Risk Auditor who is technically astute, intelligent and personable to join their specialist market risk audit team. This role would suit individuals who are well versed in market risk process and have an appreciation for risks and process controls looking for more variety and challenges. Equally, it would suit an auditor who has a good working knowledge of market risk, understanding of investment banking products looking to strengthen their technical skills, conduct deep dive assessment and an opportunity to add real value to a business.

    Due to the size and stature of the organisation, there is certainly plenty of opportunity for internal mobility, upward progression and continuous learning and development, you will also be supported by your peers and senior management who have a wealth of knowledge and expertise within market risk audit, many of whom have come from a traditional market risk background.

    Responsibilities:

    •  Contributing to the Market Risk Audit team’s enterprise-wide coverage and play a key part in the team’s development of audit process improvement
    • Conducting audits from planning through to completion
    • Responsible for delivering audit reviews of global markets’ portfolios focusing on market risk & valuation
    • Providing subject matter expertise to the wider audit group
    • Participating in mainstream audit work, acting as subject matter expert for risk, valuation, derivatives
    • Continuous monitoring of the risk environment and assesses the emerging risks in global markets portfolios; Value at Risk estimates, Stress testing results at many different levels of granularity for positions and portfolios in global markets.
    • Recommending appropriate and practical solutions to risk and control issues.
    • Coaching junior members in all aspects of the audit process
    • Stakeholder relationship; engaging professional in trading and risk management in frequent dialogue regarding portfolios, markets, positions, liquidity, funding, pricing, valuation
    • Working as part of a team within Audit and other business areas
    • Ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively

    Key Requirements:

    • Degree (minimum BSc/ BA level) with good academic record
    • Ideally audit related qualification for those from an audit background
    • Internal audit experience is desirable but would also consider market risk specialists who can demonstrate they have the capability to diversify into audit/ have an appreciation for risk and process controls
    • Those from a traditional audit background, must possess good working knowledge of market risk
    • Working knowledge of investment banking and associated products
    • Ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively
    • Strong interpersonal skills, able to manage relationships both within the core team, other business areas and stakeholders at all levels of seniority
    • Strong communication skills (written and verbal), especially the ability to write reports
    • Capable of undertaking new challenges and tasks even in unfamiliar territories and able to learn new things quickly
    • Eager for continuous learning and development

    For further details or to refer individuals in your network please get in touch for a confidential discussion. Or to apply, please send your CV to [email protected] / 0203 397 1779

    Our client is a leading Global Investment with Headquarters in London.  They are seeking someone to join their Quantitative Finance Audit section  in London at Senior VP level.  With a very strong background in Quantitative Finance, with a focus on Market Risk. The right candidate will have excellent quantitative and analytic skills, and an excellent knowledge of financial markets and banking products.

     

    Requirements

    • An advanced degree in a relevant quantitative field, eg Mathematics, engineering, finance or economics
    • Good knowledge of financial models across all asset classes.
    • Experience in another banking institution at VP Level
    • Great communication and people skills

    The Role:

    • Contribute to the Corporate Audit Market Risk team’s coverage of model risk management
    • Lead audit reviews of global market portfolios with an emphasis on market and credit risk valuation.
    • Acting as subject matter expert for Quantitative and Market Risk Audit
    • Participating in communications with regulatory agencies
    • Continuous monitoring and verification of Value at Risk estimates, Stress testing results at many different levels of granularity for positions and portfolios in global markets
    • Develop and maintain good professional relationship with associates in all areas of the bank, including risk, trading, middle and back office
    • Managing ad hoc projects as required

    Our client is a Global Investment Bank Global Investment banking firm with a strong footprint across EMEA, USA and Asia.  They are looking for an experienced IT Applications Audit professional to join their EMEA IT Audit division.

    The nature of the bank’s business is within the wholesale / global markets space hence front office reviews will be part of your wider mandate, whilst the main focus will be within Support functions including Finance and Operations. Experience of client money, transaction reporting, collateral settlements would be a huge advantage. The role offers a wealth of opportunities for those wanting to deepen their technical knowledge, take leadership of projects, work on high profile engagements, face-off to regulators and progress further in their career. You will be part of a deeply technical IT Audit team who have consistently added value, hence the expectations are high but you will gain enormously from a thriving organisation.

     

    Essential skills:

    • Strong working knowledge of IT Applications Audit or Technology Risk
    • Management with sound understanding of risk and control
    • Sound understanding of Corporate Division / Support functions within an
    • Investment Bank and technology which are relevant to these business areas
    • Experience of managing projects / leading Audit engagements
    • Ability to identify key risks and make sound judgement
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to build relationship with stakeholders/ auditees/ external parties, ie regulators
    • Experience in coaching and managing junior staff
    • Ability to lead regional and / or global projects
    • Experience of data analytical tools

    Our client is a leading global investment bank. This is an exciting contract opportunity for a specialist Auditor, working at VP level or above, to join their Internal Audit team covering Risk, specifically VaR Audit and Bipru 7.10.

    • ACA/ ACCA/ CIA or any other relevant Audit/ Accounting qualification
    • Internal Audit experience within a UK bank
    • Excellent knowledge of VaR Audit and BiPru 7.10
    • Strong analytical and technical skills

    Contract Length 3 months +

     

    Senior Market Risk Auditor – London

    Our client is a Tier 1 Investment Bank seeking a qualified Quant / Market Risk practitioner to join their growing Global Markets Audit division.

    The ideal candidate will have a strong Quantitative Finance or Market Risk background with relevant post graduate qualifications. Excellent communication skills are essential.

    The Internal Audit function consists of teams who provide independent assurance over the organisation and operations for all stakeholders across varied business lines, ultimately providing assurance to the Board and Group Executive Management.

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    • Sound knowledge of Capital Markets Banking
    • An understanding of controls within an investment bank
    • Strong analytical and technical knowledge
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills