The primary responsibilities of the position are:
Assist the SVP and Head of Risk Management in formulating and implementing risk management techniques to control a variety of risk exposures, particularly in the areas of market and liquidity risks that are directly related to the Branch’s activities in the Treasury/Markets area. Ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of funding/liquidity management, EAR/VAR monitoring, available-for-sale (AFS) liquidity portfolio experience, spot/forward FX trading, spot/forward Gold trading, USD derivative hedging, hedge/accrual accounting and managing operational risks in accordance with US regulatory requirements and “best-practice” market risk management techniques.
Implement and monitor, in a comprehensive risk assessment approach, detailed structure of counterparty and risk limits, guidelines and other parameters to be used to manage risk taking.
Develop, implement and maintain a strong management information system for monitoring and reporting risks. Responsible for developing daily executive risk summary reports for respective business units and senior management, in addition to periodic reports for US regulators and head-office.
Ideal candidate should have a working knowledge of Kondor + risk system (or comparable vendor based risk monitoring system), 5+yrs of experience in market risk function at NY branch of foreign bank, strong working knowledge of “best practice” market risk techniques in monitoring Branch risk taking activities.
Prepare reports as required by Head Office or senior management of the Branch.
Assist and support the implementation in Disaster Recovery Plan for the Branch.