Risk Manager

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A market leader in global financial services next-generation multi-channel trading software, systems and liquidity services are working with GRS to recruit a Risk Manager to join their rapidly expanding Nicosia operation. The successful candidate will have previous experience in financial risk management with a sound knowledge of regulatory capital frameworks. If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience, then this Nicosia based Risk Manager position would be a great career move in joining a company who believe that their greatest success is their people and where you can grow your career to new heights.
  • Assist the CRO in the daily calculation and monitoring of capital adequacy and Liquidity requirements for various Group regulated entities.
  • Perform various reconciliations to verify that our systems are always up to date.
  • Regularly update our internal systems with various input data, and ensure accurate results are displayed.
  • Assist the CRO in updating and preparing various reports on risk, capital, and liquidity.
  • Automate various risk management processes that are already in place and assist in the implementation of new ones.
  • Assist in the implementation and update of policies, procedures, and reports on risk management (Risk Management Framework, Internal controls, Market risk and Credit Risk limits, Group Limits, VAR and Stress Tests, P&L cuts, Concentration Risk Limits, Risk appetite thresholds, KPIs, KRIs, EWIs, Product Governance, Enterprise Risk Management, Risk registers/logs, BCP, Annual Risks management report, etc)
  • Assist the CRO to oversee processes across the company and ensure they comply with risk management policies – therefore, conducting ongoing monitoring of the risk identified and the company’s processes and suggest controls to mitigate/manage risk.
  • Assist in the preparation of various stress tests and VAR models.
  • Monitor various KPIs and KRIs and assist in the regular update of our Risk appetite framework.
  • Assist in the regular update of Market risk and Counterparty credit risk limits.
  • Support in the ongoing identification and evaluation of fundamental risks faced by our entities.
  • Complete on a continuous basis our Group Operational RCSA form to cover specific Operational Risk incidents.
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of all FCA MIF00 Returns and CySEC CoREP, ICARA report, Wind down plan, SREP process, Pillar 3 Disclosures, Recovery Plans and or other communication with regulatory bodies on capital and or risk related topics.
  • Performing ongoing data collection and statistical analysis and preparing relevant risk assessment reports on a regular basis.
  • Turn raw data into meaningful insights and build interactive and visually appealing reports and dashboards, either via excel and or Power BI.
  • BSc/MSc in Finance, Financial Risk Management, Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • CFA, PRM, FRM and or CySEC advance certificate would be considered as an advantage.
  • Experience in Financial risk management.
  • Good knowledge of regulatory capital frameworks, Basel, CRR, IFPR, IFR/IFD.
  • Understand financial markets, CFD/DMA products and have working knowledge of trading platforms (both front end and back end).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, especially have very good knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Power BI.
  • Knowledge of programming languages (VBA, etc.)
  • Be able to handle large amounts of raw data and perform calculations and analysis on these data.
  • Friendly character and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Productive and efficient individual.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver under short timeframes.
  • Enthusiastic professional that wants to learn and assist.
  • International mindset.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivation and passion for work with data and ability to shape data into reports and analytics solutions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Strong attention to detail.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Ross Pitman, ross@grsrecruitment.com quoting the above job reference or call +357 25 342 720 for further information.
Job Summary
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    1 August 2023
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  • 5527
  • Ross@grsrecruitment.com