MARKET RISK CONTROLLER (353)

Our client is a Swiss based Asset Management firm, looking for a :

Market Risk Controller

The monitoring spans across the entire structure (mandates, clients, funds, strategies, etc) and is comprised of distinct limit categories (regulatory, contractual and internal)

  1. Risk Control:
  • Monitor liquidity, leverage risk and counterparty credit risk
  • Monitor regulatory, contractual and internal risk limits and all other investment restrictions across funds and portfolios
  • Monitor trading activities in line with market abuse regulations and internal and external guidelines and procedures
  • Following-up on corrective actions with traders, portfolio and fund managers while understanding their business challenges and workflows
  • Maintain and update a log of all breaches and validated exceptions
  • Prepare all risk packs for relevant Boards and be the secretary of the Risk Committee
  1. Risk Management
  • Participate in the design, implementation and improvement of risk processes
  • Understand the global risk management framework, attached risk owners and processes
  • Propose changes or improvements where needed
  • Continuously monitor Risk Management processes by performing evidence and sample checks, report findings and propose improvements
  • Work in collaboration with Compliance and Internal Audit with all matters related to Risk Management processes
  • Be knowledgeable about industry’s best practices related to Risk Management and help the firm stay ahead of the curve on that front

Required Profile:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar experience in risk management and/or, investment compliance
  • Good knowledge of asset management business, namely trading of liquid assets and alternative investments such as Hedge Funds and Private Equity
  • Excellent understanding of applicable regulations (Investment restrictions, market abuse, market conduct)
  • In-depth understanding of technical and financial risk practices within the investment management industry
  • University degree or equivalent
  • Capable of working independently towards clearly defined objectives
  • Willing to learn
  • Excellent presentation skills, open communication and positive attitude contributing to creating a constructive team spirit
  • Fluent in English and French
  • Good knowledge of SQL language is a plus

 

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